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Registered Polysomnographer (Full Time Nights)

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Coaldale
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Polysomnographer performs polysomnograms in a technical and efficient manner and scores studies according to guidelines at St. Luke's Sleep Disorders Center.
1. Demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions as a Registered polysomnographer.2. Maintains patient database with includes log of diagnostic procedures as they are performed.3. Demonstrates knowledge in the use of CPAP, BiPAP and Oxygen.4. Handles chemicals with appropriate safety precautions to self and others.5. Maintains a neat and clean work area.6. Assists in training of new staff.7. Maintains equipment and supplies.8. Performs QA9. Attends and participates in patient care conferences.10. Communicates directly to Sleep Network Manager.
PHYSICIAL AD SESORY REQUIREMETS:Sitting up to 8 hours per day in 4-hour increments. Standing up to 4 hours a day in 2-hour increments. Walking up to 2 hours a day in 15-minute increments. Frequently use fingers to manipulate small electrodes, tubing, etc. Continuous use of hands for writing, operating equipment and computers. Occasional turning and twisting of hands and body. Occasional lifting and carrying of objects up to 25 pounds. Occasional pulling and pushing of equipment. Occasional stooping, bending and reaching above shoulder level. Rarely crouches or kneels. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony.
EDUCATION:High School graduate. Completion of an approved program in polysomnography and/or clinical experience. Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGT).
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:Maintaining certification in Adult, Pediatric and Infant CPR.Continuing education requirement per AASM standards.
WORK SCHEDULE:Primarily nights with rotation to day or middle shifts based on the needs of the department.Please complete your application using your full legal name and--current home address. --Be sure to--include--employment history for--the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.-- Additionally, you are--encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and--licenses, if applicable. --It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. --Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Allentown , Registered Polysomnographer (Full Time Nights), Other , Coaldale, Pennsylvania

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