***Effective July 12, 2023: $2,000 sign on bonus!***
Pulmonary Associates of Richmond (PAR) has been around since 1974. That's over 45 years of serving the greater Richmond community and we continue to grow! We specialize in pulmonary medicine, sleep disorders and research. Our staff cares about our patients and delivers the utmost excellence in quality care and customer service.
We are looking for an experienced, fully registered, and certified Sleep Technician to work at our Sleep Center. This position is a full-time position Monday-Friday. (Night)
Our sleep staff are dedicated to patient care – that’s what makes our Sleep Disorder Center known as the “Gold Standard” for sleep medicine in Virginia. Come join our growing team today!
Review patient chart to check for sleep study order.
Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing.
Explain pre-testing, testing and post testing procedures to the patient.
Apply electrodes and sensors to patients according to accepted established standards.
Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments if necessary.
Follow “Lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values.
Perform polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and make adjustments if necessary.
Document routine observations
Implement appropriate interventions, including therapeutic interventions such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, and interventions necessary for patient’s safety such has oxygen administration.
Score sleep / wake stages and clinical events by applying professionally accepted guidelines and lab protocols; generate accurate reports by tabulating data.
Follow “lights on” procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process.
Educate and coach patients through the duration of the study.
Clean masks and hoses after studies, inform day techs if equipment needs maintenance or supplies are running low.
Participate in AASM interscorer reliability program once / month.
Obtain 10 CEUs per year (year is based on anniversary date of employment)
Participate in the call schedule monthly.
At least 1 year of experience will be considered equivalent education in lieu of experience.
HS Diploma or equivalent. Associate (Preferred)
RPSGT credential or eligibility to sit for exam required.
VA state license required.
Registered Sleep Technologist (Preferred)
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Employer paid life insurance and LTD.
Paid time off
Sitting for long periods of time as well as occasional standing and walking.
Manual dexterity for using a computer keyboard and office machines.
Ability to view computer screens for long periods.
At Pulmonary Associates of Richmond, we recognize the importance of the doctor-patient relationship, and we are pleased to provide the highest quality and most comprehensive care for patients with diseases of the lungs. Serving the community for over 40 years has proven that fostering and maintaining highly personalized interactions is the key to providing exceptional medical care and building long-standing relationships with patients. Thank you for placing your trust in us.