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Polysom Technician

Company: CHI Health Lakeside
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities.CHI Health Lakeside is West Omahas only full-service hospital. We believe that patient-focused care heals the body mind and spirit of every person. Our campus is designed for patients and sets the tone for a comfortable less stressful hospital stay. As one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the world we provide a full range of services including: maternity cancer and surgery care as well as diagnostics and emergency services.
Responsibilities
**Eligible for $5,000 Sign-On Bonus and $10,000 Education Assistance!** -We take our sleep seriously, and with our Polysom Techs to help, we can find effective ways to help others. You will be providing direct care to patients while safely operating sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep/wake stages, respiratory events, cardiac events and other clinical events. -RRT's can be trained if interested in polysomnography, and SDS or RPSGT certifications also qualify! -What you will do:Provides for the assessment and evaluation of the appropriateness and effectiveness of diagnostic testing based on patients' age, cognitive and physical abilities, and/or developmental needs. - Is responsible for communication to the physician of pertinent patient data.Initiates and monitors overnight testing procedures in accordance with American Academy of Sleep Medicine.Communicates a professional attitude with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel. Practices strict ethical enforcement of protected medical and employee confidentiality. -Assists coordinator with quality assurance programs for the department and makes recommendations as needed.Operates in full compliance with organization's safety program. Responds to all emergency preparedness situations as appropriate. - Utilizes standard precaution and assures unit's equipment is ready for safe operation.Performs duties in documented accordance with requirement of all regulating/governing bodies.Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs. Fulfills yearly education requirements as stated by policy.May participate in on call rotation for staffing.
Qualifications
What you need:Graduate of an AMA approved 2-4 year program of Respiratory TherapyOne of the followingLicensed as Respiratory Care Practitioner with State of NebraskaLicensed as Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RSPGT) certificationLicenced as Sleep Disorder Specialist (SDS) ceritificationAHA BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hirePALS & ACLS certification preferred -#missioncritical -

Keywords: CHI Health Lakeside, Omaha , Polysom Technician, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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