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Sanford Health Polysomnographic Technologist - Sleep Lab - PRN Nights in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: 25th & Minnesota Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1621 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA
Shift: Night
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Department Details

Schedule will vary in volume but PRN position will be used to bridge the gap for sleep lab wait times and volumes and other staffing coverage needs. The hours will be for night shift coverage.

Job Summary

Performs quality diagnostic polysomnographic (PSG), as well as titration, multiple sleep latency (MSLT), and maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT) will be performed. Records and provides relevant and accurate data to physicians for diagnostic use in the treatment of patients with sleep/wake disorders. Educates patients with prescribed therapies. May also follow-up with patients when applicable. May assist in providing education to patients for sleep testing. Calls in for technical troubleshooting as necessary. Responsible for performing sleep study procedures and may perform neurodiagnostic testing for applicable patient populations.

Understands the testing equipment in detail, including its structure, function, indications for use, physiological effect upon the patient, and basic maintenance/troubleshooting procedures. Understands and is able to apply principles of anatomy and physiology, normal and abnormal, related to procedure performed. Monitors and documents appropriately in medical record per facility guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) standards and accreditation.

Possesses a working knowledge of the disease and pathological conditions encountered. Ability to work with all age groups and those with growth and developmental needs of unique client populations. Performs other department specific duties as required. Dependent on facility and department needs, may also assist in various types of scoring or tabulation of studies.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited program for Electroneurodiagnostic Technology or Respiratory Therapy, or other medical specialty preferred.

Possess basic knowledge of sleep disorders, electrical safety, with the skill to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for patient care.

Registry eligible with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).

Will consider eligibility to register with the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM).

Registry eligible as a Respiratory Therapist (RT), or Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) within one year of the date of hire into position.

Working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT).

Obtain and maintain mandatory continuing education units (CEU) each year to maintain licensure.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required within 60 days of employment.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-51746
Featured: No

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