Relief Sleep Technician I - Sleep Lab (0.001 FTE, Evenings)
Stanford Children's Health - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Location: Palo Alto, California
Internal Number: 9197567
0.001 FTE, 12 Hour Evening Shift
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This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
The Relief Sleep Technician I is responsible for laboratory set-up, patient hook-ups and performing and evaluating overnight polysomnograms. Operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep and wake physiology. Work as a team member to perform any and all of the tasks required of each shift. Task sequence, methods, and procedures are set according to international standards guidelines and standards, and Sleep Clinic policy and procedures. Maintain a schedule which includes either day, evening or night shifts.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Accurately and safely inserts Pes according to Clinic policy and procedures.
Accurately and securely applies electrodes and sensors to patient, using universal standards, and according to Clinic policy and procedures.
Adequately instructs patients regarding hook-up procedure and testing process.
Appropriately fits patient for nasal mask during titration tests.
Appropriately responds to patient care needs.
Conducts urine screen according to Hospital policy and procedure.
Correctly recognizes and eliminates artifact during data collection to meet quality standards.
Generates a comprehensive technologist report to reflect testing procedures, patient testing outcomes, and environmental influences.
Performs CPAP and Bilevel titrations according to Sleep Clinic policy and procedures.
Performs data acquisition and collection procedures according to established protocols and procedures.
Provides comprehensive technologist notes, and logsheets during polysomnograhic testing procedures.
Provides medications to patients per physician orders and according to Hospital policy and procedures.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions.
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.
Knowledge and competency in all aspects of Polysomnographic testing, procedures and utilization.
Knowledge and understanding of common Sleep Disorders and utilization of electronic systems.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.