Sleep Study Technologist
Lancaster General Hospital
6735 Sleep Disorders Center
Pulmonary - Laboratory
Job Title: Sleep Study Technologist
This position is located in Lancaster, PA.
Full-time,1.0, 80 hr/two weeks working nights 8:00 pm-6:30am four nights a week primarily Monday through Thursday with occasional Sundays, no holidays . Primarily in the Sleep lab at the Downtown pavilion with a one week rotation every 4-6 weeks at the Kissel Hill location in Lititz, PA.
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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Sleep Study Technologist. The Sleep Study Techt performs polysomnography recordings in the evaluation of various sleep disorders in accordance with Department policies/procedures. RSPGT or RRT/RN/LPN and get RPSGT in 30 months(must complete AASM modules within 1 year and pass RPGST in 30 months.
- Performs daytime and/or nocturnal polysomnography recordings as needed according to physician's orders and/or Department policies and procedures, utilizing monitors, recorders, analyzers, and other data acquisition instrumentation for the purpose of obtaining graphic records of related sleep events.
- Confers directly with the patients, explaining the procedures involved and equipment used in the preparation, actual performance and disconnection procedures involved in polysomnography and/or nocturnal oxygen saturation studies. ●
- Prepares and calibrates all computer and recording equipment both pre and post study
- Performs routine positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fittings
- Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic interventions such as continuous or bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.)
- Generates accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data.
- High School diploma or equivalent (GED).
- Certification as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), issued by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists (BPRT) or the American Board of Sleep Medicine
- Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or a RN/LPN with 1 year of patient care experience. Must secure RPSGT Credential within 30 months of date of Sleep Center hire.
- One year of patient care experience
PREFERRED JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE:
- One to three (1-3) years of EEG technology experience.
- One to three (1-3) years of sleep disorders experience
- One to three (1-3) years of computer skills.
This position requires a Professional License/Certification.
Posted on 09/06/2019