Olathe Medical Center Polysomnographic Technologist - Registered in Olathe, Kansas
Olathe Health is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! If you enjoy an environment of team oriented patient care and an excellent staff of co-workers, you have found the right place! Olathe Medical Center, Inc, a 300-bed general acute care facility, is currently looking for a Registered Polysomnography Technologist professional to join our team.
If you are committed to helping improve the health of our communities in an environment of trust and collaboration, you are welcome to apply online: www.olathehealth.org/Careers
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Position Description: The RPSGT works under the general supervision of the Sleep Center Medical Director to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. The RPSGT performs diagnostic polysomnograms (sleep studies) in accordance with standards established by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Examples are full diagnostic polysomnograms, polysomnograms with appropriate montage derivations, multiple sleep latency tests and maintenance of wakefulness tests. Therapeutic modalities for sleep disorders applied during the course of a study include oxygen, CPAP, bi-level pressure, and oral devices to evaluate optimal treatment for each individual patient. CPAP/BIPAP desensitizations will also be performed. Additional neurologic evaluations during sleep may be performed as requested. RPSGTs are expected to have mastered standardized study scoring and reporting methodology subject to validation by the Center Supervisor. Furthermore, a firm understanding of policies and procedures and performance improvement projects as well as functions of daily lab operations are expected should the Supervisor be absent. The RPSGT may also be called upon to meet with other medical professionals or the public as a part of our continuing education responsibility.
Education: Completion of an ACCSC or CAAHEP-accredited Respiratory Therapy Education Program or completion of an ASTEP or CAAHEP-accredited Polysomnography Tech Education Program required Completion of an accredited polysomnography technologist education program preferred Bachelor Degree preferred
Experience: Job related experience required 1-3 years experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills: Ability to multi task and prioritize, organizational, verbal communication, Computer systems knowledge
License, Registration and/or Certification: Healthcare Provider CPR (American Heart Association ONLY) certification required Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) by The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred after one year of employment