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Polysomnography Technician

Sleep Center Hawaii Kailua-Kona, HI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical
Job Description

 

Looking for an overnight (graveyard shift) job? Sleep Center Hawaii is currently seeking applicants to fill Part-Time & Full-Time Sleep Technician positions. Medical experience is a plus, but not required. Experienced & Entry Level positions available. CURRENT CPSGT/RPSGT IS REQUIRED TO QUALIFY AS NON-ENTRY LEVEL. Qualified and interested applicants, please "Reply" with your resume and cover letter. NO PHONE CALLS OR FAXES, ONLY RESUMES VIA E-MAIL WILL BE CONSIDERED!!! Best applicants will be contacted for initial job interview.

A Polysomnographic Technician (Sleep Tech) performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, and associated interventions under the general direction of a Senior or Lead Technician, Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and/or the clinical director (MD, PhD, DO) or designee.

Entry Level/Trainee Prerequisites & Requirements:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be CPR certified (within the first four weeks of starting)
  • Agree to background check
  • Agree to Volunteer night
  • Read and Agree to Employee Handbook
  • Must be a team player and demonstrate an excellent work ethic
  • Work 1 to 4 nights per week
  • 3 month probation period

Must learn how to successfully perform the following during the training period:
Gather and analyze patient information

  • Collect Co-pay
  • Testing preparation procedures
  • Polysomnographic procedures
  • Recognize Sleep Stages and respiratory events
  • Service Management and Professionalism

Benefits are: instead of paying for schooling (such as Medical Assistant School, or Nursing School), you will be paid during your training to become a sleep technician. We also can help with expenses related to become certified, or registered. Full Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Benefits available as per employee handbook.

Experienced Sleep Tech Prerequisite & Requirements:

  • Must work well with patients
  • Maintain current CPR or BCLS certification
  • Must be a team player and demonstrate an excellent work ethic
  • Must be competent enough to perform without supervision
  • Work 1-4 nights per week
  • 3 Months probation period
  • Must be able to successfully perform the following:
  • Collect Co-pay
  • Gather and analyze patient information
  • Verify the medical order and protocol
  • Complete and verify documentation
  • Explain the procedure and orient the patient to the sleep center
  • Testing preparation procedures
  • Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning
  • Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards
  • Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals
  • Perform routine positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting
  • Positive Airway Pressure & Oxygen Therapy for Sleep Related Breathing Disorders (PAP only)
  • Polysomnographic procedures
  • Follow procedural protocols (such as Diagnostic Sleep Study, Split Night, Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, EEG, PAP and oxygen titration, etc.) to ensure collection of appropriate data
  • Perform polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact free and make adjustments, if necessary
  • Document routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results
  • Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.)
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients
  • Score Sleep Stages and respiratory events
  • Service Management and Professionalism
  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues
  • Proficient in equipment care and maintenance
  • Demonstrate effective written and spoken communication skills. Demonstrate ability to follow direction.
  • Demonstrate appropriate social skills
Company Description
Sleep Center Hawaii is the largest medical sleep center in the state, with a total of 12 beds. We have locations in Aiea, Hilo, and Kona. All of our centers are furnished like upscale hotel rooms. All of our labs are accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. This is the highest award possible, with only 2500 accredited centers worldwide.

Sleep Center Hawaii

Sleep Center Hawaii is the largest medical sleep center in the state, with a total of 12 beds. We have locations in Aiea, Hilo, and Kona. All of our centers are furnished like upscale hotel rooms. All of our labs are accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. This is the highest award possible, with only 2500 accredited centers worldwide.

Address

75-167 Kalani Street
Kailua-Kona, HI
96740 USA

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