Summary of Department/Service Line: UPMC Harrisburg, located in downtown Harrisburg, is a full-service acute care hospital with 409 beds. The hospital serves as the hub for the UPMC network, providing the most advanced care to the residents throughout southcentral Pennsylvania.
UPMC Harrisburg features:
A state-of-the-art Labor and Delivery area with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care
World-class cardiology care through UPMC Heart and Vascular
The region's premier kidney transplant
Advanced pediatric care with UPMC Children's Harrisburg in partnership with nationally recognized UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Leading-edge care in neurosciences, women's care, comprehensive stroke care, and
This campus is also home to the Alex Grass Medical Sciences Building, which includes:
Bone, Joint, and Spine Institutes
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Select Medical rehab services
UPMC Harrisburg has earned the Magnet® designation.
Under the supervision of physicians and in the presence of a Polysomnographic Technologist, the Polysomnographic Technician is responsible for performing patient care duties and providing customer service to clients of the sleep center.
Serves, manages, and supports internal and external
Cleaning and sterilization is performed according to infection control
Inventory of lab supplies is taken and level for optimum functioning of lab is
Educates patients on sleep lab
Prepares patients for diagnostic testing as directed and according to departmental
Accurately scores and analyzes sleep
Participates in sleep disorders center professional activities and continuing
Performs therapeutic treatments and interventions, working with a Polysomnographic Technologist at all
Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal
HS Diploma Required
Bachelors Degree or 6 months relevant experience in a related field (such as Sleep, EEG, Respiratory Therapy, or similar)
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation OR Basic Life SupportCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireLicensed to practice as a Polysomnographic Technologist from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGT), the American Board of Sleep Medicine (RST) or the National Board of Respiratory Care (CRT-SDS or RRT-SDS) within 6 months of meeting the eligibility requirements, and within 2 years from date of hire required.
Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment.
Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hersheypark and Hershey's Chocolate World.
Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania's top colleges and universities.
Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20% of Pennsylvania.
With affordable homes — a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 101.2 in Philadelphia — it's a great place to grow a career and family.
Listed among Forbes.com “America's Most Livable Cities,” and ranked in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Cities to Live” in 2017, we are a two- to three-hour drive away from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.
About UPMC in Central Pa.
UPMC in Central Pa. is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities.
As part of the UPMC not-for-profit system, UPMC in Central Pa. cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care, and leading-edge diagnostic services.
UPMC in Central Pa. includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,160 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees.
It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams, and parts of Snyder counties.
UPMC was named as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2022 by Becker's Healthcare. For inclusion on this list, hospitals, health systems, and health care companies must demonstrate initiatives and commitment to promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement, and professional growth.