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Polysom Technician

Company: CHI Health Saint Elizabeth
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
CHI Health St. Elizabeth founded by the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration in 1889 is a full-service 260-bed nonprofit regional medical center in Lincoln Neb. St. Elizabeth specializes in the treatment areas of newborn and pediatric care women's health burn and wound cardiology oncology emergency medicine orthopedics and neuroscience. -Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities.
Responsibilities
**Eligible for $3,000 Sign-On Bonus!** -We take our sleep seriously, and with our Polysom Techs to help, we can find effective ways to help others. You will be providing direct care to patients while safely operating sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep/wake stages, respiratory events, cardiac events and other clinical events. -RRT's can be trained if interested in polysomnography, and SDS or RPSGT certifications also qualify!What you will do:Provides for the assessment and evaluation of the appropriateness and effectiveness of diagnostic testing based on patients' age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs. - Is responsible for communication to the physician of pertinent patient data.Initiates and monitors overnight testing procedures in accordance with American Academy of Sleep Medicine.Communicates a professional attitude with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel. Practices strict ethical enforcement of protected medical and employee confidentiality. -Assists coordinator with quality assurance programs for the department and makes recommendations as needed.Operates in full compliance with organization's safety program. Responds to all emergency preparedness situations as appropriate. - Utilizes standard precaution and assures unit's equipment is ready for safe operation.Performs duties in documented accordance with requirement of all regulating/governing bodies.Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs. Fulfills yearly education requirements as stated by policy.May participate in on call rotation for staffing.
Qualifications
Required:Graduate of an AMA approved 2-4 year program of Respiratory TherapyOne of the followingLicensed as Respiratory Care Practitioner with State of NebraskaLicensed as Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RSPGT) certificationLicenced as Sleep Disorder Specialist (SDS) ceritification -Preferred:AHA BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hirePALS & ACLS certification preferred -#missioncritical

Keywords: CHI Health Saint Elizabeth, Lincoln , Polysom Technician, Professions , Lincoln, Nebraska

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