Reg. Polysomnographic Tech - $5,000 Sign on Bonus!
Company: Children's Hospital
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 16, 2022
$5,000 Sign On Bonus Available!Children's Hospital of New
Orleans, a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast
region, is currently seeking a dynamic Registered Polysomnographic
Tech (Sleep Tech). The mission of making care available to all
children has allowed Children's to grow as an organization.Shift:
5:00 pm to 5:30 am or 5:30 pm to 6:00 amREQUIRED:
- Associate or Bachelor's degree in related.
- One Year Clinical experience in sleep medicine and/or
- Registered Polysomnography Technologist by the LSBME (Louisiana
State board of Medical Examiners)
- Registered as a Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) by the
Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) or
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT, SDS) with a current License
by LSBME and Credentialed by NBRC with a SDS or ABSM Registered
Sleep Technologist examination administered by the American Board
of Sleep Medicine (ABSM)Polysomnography Technologist works under
the direct supervision of the Sleep Lab Manager and of the Medical
Director. The Polysomnography Technologist is responsible for
preparing the lab
- Performing sleep studies while remaining compliant to
department policy and guideline standards implemented. Includes but
is not limited to: Electroencephalograms, Electrooculogram,
Electromyogram, Respiratory effort, Mircophones, Position, Airflow,
oximetry, End Tidal, PAP Device flow, Artifical airways, Practices
International 10/20 Measuring System.
- Identifies patient according to policy. Provides a clear and
precise explanation of the procedure to the patient and/or
responsible person present.
- Proper documentations are made every 30 minutes during study.
During titrations note every time pressure is increased or
decreased. Recognizes, documents and eliminate artifacts and/or
take proper measures to monitor suspected artifacts.
- Obtain at least 10 CEUs directly related to sleep yearly.
Enhance professional growth and development through participation
in educational programs, in-services, meeting and publications.
Keeps current with new equipment and software implemented by the
department and/or hospital.
- Maintains and cleans equipment immediately after use (basic
infection control), ensures equipment is in proper working order.
Applies troubleshooting methods, repairs and/or replaces instrument
parts as needed with immediate notification to the manager.
Communicates with technical support during troubleshooting of
equipment and/ or computer. Demonstrates appropriate use of
universal precautions when delivering patient care and performs
appropriate isolation techniques for patients requiring isolation.
Lifts, moves or transfers patients utilizing proper body mechanics
to prevent self-injury or injury to others. Utlilizes side rails on
stretchers and secures any patients requiring a wheelchair.
- Utilizes appropriate inter-departmental and intra-departmental
communication skills to facilitate flow and completion of patient
demands. Communicates in a positive, courteous and tactful manner
in work related situations. Listens in a calm, non-defensive manner
and discusses issues objectively. Identifies and communicates
issues with management. Actively participates in identifiable
methods of resolution. Performs other duties as assigned or
requested. Works independently in the lab when performing
procedures. As a member of our team, you will not only experience
personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and
your family. For more information please go to
www.chnola.org.Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a
qualified individual with disability.
Location: LCMC Health - NEURODIAGNOSTICS
Schedule: Full-time, Nights with rotating weekends, 5:30-5:30 or
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