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SUMMIT HEALTHCARE

Sleep Lab Tech

Post Date:Sep 13, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:9/13/2017Salary:$27.00
Location:US-AZ-Show Low Job Reference:
Skills:
Education and/or Experience:

 High school diploma or equivalent (required).

 Basic computer skills (required).

 CPR/BLS Certification (required within 30 days of hire)

 5 year related experience (preferred).

 RPSGT or RCP with Sleep certification from the NBRC (preferred)

Physical Demands & Job Conditions:

Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demands are in excess of those of sedentary work. Light work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. The worker is subject to contact with chemicals, contact with infectious fluids, constant standing, extensive close work, and extensive computer work.

Physical motions include finger dexterity, standing, walking, stooping, talking, reaching, feeling, sitting, bending, kneeling, grasping, listening/hearing, handling, lifting up to 20 pounds, and repetitive motions of the hands, wrists, and feet.

OSHA Exposure Category:

OSHA Exposure Category 1

Involves exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissue



Job Description:

 

Job description for Sleep Tech I, II and III:

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities Tech I:

 Reviews patient histories, medications, and procedures.

 Applies electrodes and sensors.

 Performs appropriate calibrations.

 Gathers data acquisition while monitoring.

 Documents observations (including sleep stages, clinical events, changes in procedures, etc).

 Completes data.

 Removes wires and sensors.

 Faxes reports to physicians.

 Displays proper etiquette and mannerisms that reflect the Shine Behavior Standards Guidelines.

 Promotes the Patient Safety Standards as a core value of the organization.

 Performance of PAP titration per protocol and/or policy and procedure. 

Tech II:  

 All duties of level I tech.

 Scores patient acquisitions using the latest AASM rules.

 Able to prepare draft reports for interpretation by Medical Director.

 Require Registration as a sleep tech, either RPSGT or RST.

 At least 2years experience in related field.

Tech III:

 All duties of level I and II tech.

 Ability to run pediatric sleep studies with understanding of ETCO2 hookup and scoring of all pediatric data.

 Is a preceptor for the hospital and willing to train and help new staff with all duties as a sleep tech.

 Communication between the hospital and CPAP equipment providers to ensure mask are up to date.

 Organizes the sleep schedule for approval by the manager.

 At least 5 years experience in the related field.

Secondary Functions:

 Scans and mails paperwork.

 Stocks the lab.

 Participates in departmental and hospital wide informational meetings and in services, including staff meetings, hospital wide forums, and seminars.

 Reviews department and hospital wide policies and procedures annually.

 All other duties as assigned.

Job Scope:

This job involves:

 Regular and recurring work situations.

 A moderate level of complexity.

 Typical determination of own practices and procedures. Contributes to the development of new services, programs, or processes.

 Performance of duties under moderate supervision.

Interpersonal Contacts:

Contacts:

 Are normally made with others within the hospital.

 Are made with own department, staff, and supervisor as well as other departments or locations.

 Contain some discussion about confidential/sensitive matters.

 Include face-to-face, telephone, and e-mail.

 Include contact with staff, patients, and physicians.

Specific Job Skills & Mental Activities:

This position requires operational knowledge of office equipment in the Sleep Lab as well as department specific equipment, including: “Alice 5” and/or “Alice 6” polysomnography equipment, fax, printer, phone systems, computer, and commonly used hospital computer programs (including Hospital Information Systems, MS Office, e-mail, and internet). Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Must also be service oriented and have excellent customer service skills, computer skills, problem-solving skills, organizational skills, multitasking skills, professional interpersonal skills, time management skills, the ability to prioritize work, and telephone etiquette.

 





Contact Information
SUMMIT HEALTHCARE
Name: Stevie Burnside
Ph: (928) 537-6367
FAX: 928-532-8995


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