Under direct supervision of the Medical Director, Supervisor, and Manager the polysomnography tech will provide diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient care and education according to ACHC and Medicare guidelines. This will include educating patients about the procedure to be performed, calibration of medical equipment, application of EEG sleep recording electrodes, hook-up of respiratory sleep monitoring equipment, performance of anthropomorphic measurements, and performance of unattended home sleep studies. Following the sleep recording and collection of the data, the technologist will analyze the polysomnographic data with proper documentation of sleep staging, arousal, and respiratory events in accordance with accepted protocols. Additional duties include assistance with the operational functionality of the laboratory, from maintaining/coordinating equipment to ordering and stocking supplies, and new employee orientation.
Successful completion of a polysomnography program, associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility.
Medical Board of California Licensure for Polysomongraphic Technologist or Respiratory Care Practitioner.
RPSGT, RST, or RRTSDS.
CPR or BLS at time of hire
1 year of experience working in Sleep/Pulmonary clinics.
Experience performing various polysomnographic procedures.
Experience preparing and calibrating medical equipment require for pulmonary testing to determine proper functioning and making adjustments as needed.
Experience documenting routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
Experience implementing appropriate interventions, including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.
Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Previous related experience in a Sleep Lab, Hospital, or healthcare setting.
Experience working in a pulmonary, sleep center or ENT clinic.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Ability to work variable shifts, variable work locations, holidays, weekends, and overtime when required.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Please Apply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: Depends on experience
Internal Number: 07312019
About AmeriSleep Diagnostics
AmeriSleep Diagnostics is a San Diego based comprehensive sleep diagnostic facility that specializes in in-lab Polysomnography (PSG), and Portable Home Sleep Studies (HST). At AmeriSleep Diagnostics we are committed to providing comprehensive sleep diagnostic services while maintaining the highest level of professionalism, quality, and overall patient comfort and experience.
Our experienced staff of certified sleep technologists, respiratory therapists, and support personnel are committed to providing the most accurate and comfortable sleep studies available.