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Swedish Health Services Polysomnographer / Sleep Technologist Registered - Redmond in Redmond, Washington

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Swedish Health Services is looking for a part-time Polysomnographer /Sleep Technologist Registered (0.6 FTE, Day Shift) for Sleep Lab at Swedish Redmond Campus at Redmond, WA.

The Sleep Technologist performs comprehensive adult and pediatric polysomnographic testing, analysis, patient care and education, and associated interventions including diagnostic and therapeutic services such as CPAP, Bi-level, ASV, and O2 titration, under the general oversight of the Lab Supervisor, Manager, Director, or designee. A Polysomnographic Technologist can also provide oversight and training of other staff.

In this position you will:

  • Pre-test: Gathers and analyzes patient information: verifies medical order and protocol; completes and verifies documentation; and orients patient and explains procedures; uses excellent judgment in interpreting and clarifying orders; assesses risks and intervenes appropriately.

  • Testing preparation procedures: calibrates recording equipment and prepares ancillary equipment; applies electrodes and sensors according to accepted standards; fits therapeutic masks; performs physiological calibrations and ensures proper and expected signals; able to troubleshoot problems independently.

  • Polysomnographic procedures: follows procedural protocols to ensure collection of appropriate data; follows “lights out” procedures to establish/document baseline data; continuously monitors tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact free and make necessary adjustments; prompt and accurate documentation; document signal abnormalities and take appropriate action; document routine observations, changes in procedure, and significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of PSG results; follows “lights on” procedures to verify integrity of collected data; and performs unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions.

  • Data processing: Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines; scores clinical events according to current guidelines; generates an accurate report by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event; processes information post-test; completes shift-end report as needed.

  • Other Sleep Program duties: Attends mandatory meetings and in-services; work with patients regarding CPAP initiation and compliance; conduct ambulatory screening and diagnostic tests; promote the sleep program; conduct IP studies in departments outside the Sleep Center; participate in quality improvement initiatives, supply inventory par level monitoring, and other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Documented proficiency of all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technologist.

  • Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist.

  • Must obtain and provide management with proof of certification and required CECs to maintain current registered status.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 119435
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Neurology
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Part time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 3907 SLEEP LABORATORY WA REDMOND
Address: WA Redmond 18100 NE Union Hill Rd

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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