In this role, you will be responsible for laboratory set-up, patient hook-ups, and performing and evaluating ambulatory and overnight polysomnograms. While functioning independently, you will safely operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep and wake physiology and will be expected to work as a team member by performing any and all tasks required of each shift. You will be a critical to the functioning of the whole team. Task sequence, methods, and procedures are set according to international guidelines and standards, and sleep clinic policy and procedures. In addition, you will be expected to maintain a schedule which includes day, evening, or night shifts.
At least two years of experience as a Medical Assistant or other equivalent related health care experience
Twelve to eighteen months of experience in the field of polysomnography
A high school diploma or GED; some college preferred
Graduation from a polysomnographic educational program approved by the Medical Board of California (to become registered you must have graduated from a polysomnographic educational program approved by the board)
A current BLS issued by the American Heart Association
A current Registered Polysomnographic Technician (RPSGT) certification
Current registration as a polysomnographic technologist by the Medical Board of California
Medical Assistant Certificate or other related health care experience
The ability to have passed a national certifying examination approved by the Board, specifically the examination given by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists
A valid and current credential as a polysomnographic technologist issued by a national accrediting agency approved by the Board, specifically the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists
Demonstrated proven knowledge and competency in all aspects of polysomnographic testing and procedures
An aptitude in utilizing standard laboratory equipment preferred
Computer proficiency and attention to detail
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
The ability to work independently and accomplish a multitude of tasks within a team structure
The ability to communicate effectively with all hospital staff, physicians, and the general public
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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