- Posted: over a month ago
- $950 to $1,050 Weekly
- Benefits: medical, vision, dental,
Flexible: 10 - 40 hours
8 pm - 6 am (10 hours), (United States of America)
Under general supervision of a sleep center clinical director (MD) who provides the subsequent interpretation on the studies, performs Polysomnography (PSG) to assess multiple physiologic parameters during sleep, including but not limited to EEG, EOG, EMG, EKG, and ventilation. PSG may include initiation of therapy by physician order. Guidelines for minimal technical standards have been outlined by the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society and the American Society of Sleep Medicine.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Demonstrates an appreciable knowledge of all Sleep procedures performed in the department. Able to perform All Night Sleep studies and Multiple Sleep Latency tests maintaining quality assurance between 90 - 100%. Able to titrate CPAP/BIPAP such that a prescription could be called in the following day. Able to administer oxygen therapy independently or in conjunction with CPAP/BIPAP. Able to troubleshoot faulty equipment and makes necessary alterations in order to continue with the study in progress. To recognize and respond appropriately to patients medical problems and physiological events, especially cardiac dysrhythmias, respiratory events, and seizures. Collects patient information by reviewing existing information in the patients medical record or from referring physicians office notes. Completes the patient questionnaire and is able to recognize/identify the patients sleep/wake complaint. Is able to evaluate the study as it is being recorded and to write a preliminary report. Calibrates, evaluates, and if necessary adjusts the instrument to proper technical standards in order to obtain top-quality recordings. Recognizes artifacts and takes appropriate steps to eliminate them. Recognize and documents any abnormal clinical manifestation during the testing procedure.
Continuing education - Attends sleep meetings, keeps informed on current and new technological advancements in the study of sleep medicine. Shows initiative in learning new procedures occurring in the lab.
Education: High School
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Registration or registry eligible is preferred. BLS Required
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Understands and utilizes the basic principles of polysomnographic instrumentation, including analog and/or digital recording, ancillary DC devices, and positive airway pressure such that a study can be performed and presented for interpretation.
Experience: One year's experience in a sleep lab is preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
Pulmonology And Sleep Services
11901 Toepperwein RdSan Antonio, TX
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