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Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, Part Time

Company: Adventist Health NW
Location: Tillamook
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Located off the beautiful Oregon Coast, Adventist Health Tillamook has been one of the area's leading healthcare providers since 1950. We are comprised of a 25-bed critical access medical center, rural health and urgent care medical offices, home care services, and a vast scope of services located throughout Tillamook County and the surrounding areas. Tillamook is known for its small-town charm, lively art scene and delicious Tillamook Cheese. The allure of Tillamook's community is complimented by access to outdoor adventures and the scenic Oregon Coast.Job Summary:Maintains responsibility for operating and providing adequate maintenance to polysomnographic equipment. Analyzes and conducts sleep studies, in order to provide an accurate diagnosis for patients with sleep disorders. Follows strict safety and privacy protocols. Assists with patient needs and prepares equipment for each use.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience:* High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred* Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred* Two years' technical experience: Preferred* One year's sleep lab/EEG experience: Preferred* Experience with EEG amplifiers and filters: PreferredLicenses/Certifications:* Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) or Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT): Required* Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS OR HS-BLS OR RQIBLS) certification: RequiredEssential Functions:* Verifies all prescribed orders. Clarifies orders as necessary using appropriate communication channels as authorized within scope of license or work permit. Operates equipment, sets up techniques, sterile procedure and supplies needed to perform various special procedures.* Performs polysomnograms and titrations according to department protocol as authorized within the scope of license or work permit. Prepares and analyze readings for interpretation by a physician. Monitors patient respiration, heart and brain activity during procedure. Operates equipment to record sleep and awake physiology readings of patient. Orders supplies and maintains equipment.* Completes appropriate paperwork. Files polysomnogram studies and reports.* Evaluates the effectiveness of sleep test/interventions against expected outcomes. Uses assessment data to develop and document a sleep test plan. Educates and trains patients on the use of Home Sleep Testing (HST) equipment, as necessary. Supports and trains new employees.* Verifies all prescribed orders. Clarifies orders as necessary using appropriate communication channels as authorized within scope of license or work permit.* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Keywords: Adventist Health NW, Portland , Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, Part Time, Other , Tillamook, Oregon

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