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Sleep Study Technologist


Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

6735 Sleep Disorders Center

Supervisory Organization

Pulmonary - Laboratory

Grade

G12

Summary

Job Description

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.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

        OR

  • 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.

LGH Full Time Posted on 09/06/2019