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Reg. Polysomnographic Tech - $5,000 Sign on Bonus!

Company: Children's Hospital
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

$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 respiratory procedures.
  • 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 6:00-6:00

Keywords: Children's Hospital, New Orleans , Reg. Polysomnographic Tech - $5,000 Sign on Bonus!, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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