Polysomnographic Technologist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Dalton, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    19010532_1
  • Job Family
    Sleep Center
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description


Description
Polysomnographic Technologist PRN AdventHealth Gordon
Location Address:  1035 Red Bud Rd NE, Calhoun, GA
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review
Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains
Co-workers that feel like family
 
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Reviews patient history, physical information, medications, procedure request and study protocol.
  • Explains procedure and orients patient to the sleep center.
  • Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and adjust if necessary.
  • Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and adjust if necessary.
  • Perform positive airway pressure mask fitting
  • Produces optimal recordings of EOG, EMG, EKG, SaO2, airflow, respiratory effort, CPAP and BIPAP.
  • Follow “lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values such as body position, oxygen saturation, respiratory rate and heart rate.
  • Documents routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
  • Follow “lights on” procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process (repeats the physiological and instrument calibrations and instructs the patient on completing questionnaires, 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 populations.
  • Adheres to all hospital policies and procedures in the performance of work duties.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • RPSGT /RRT-SD Certification
  • BLS
Job Summary:

The Polysomnographic Technologist will deliver safe and effective care, which is consistent with the standards of care for this discipline. A Polysomnographic Technologist works under the direction of a registered polysomnographic technologist and the clinical coordinator to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education.  A Polysomnographic Technologist can provide supervision of a Polysomnographic Trainee.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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