We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
A Registered Polysomnographic Technologist works under the general supervision of the clinical director (M.D., D.O., or PhD) or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders.
Performs all aspects of SLEEP recordings according to departmental policy and in a professional and personalized manner.
Assure proper documentation of procedures with effective communication to patients and staff.
Obtains and documents a general history from all patients which includes a diagnosis and medications 100% of the time.
Prepares patient and applies electrodes using the international 10-20 system, 100% of the time, and routinely within 30 minutes.
Recognizes artifacts on recording with an attempt to eliminate from 80% of the time. Requests assistance when in question.
Complete sleep record according to department policy and procedure and assure accurate data collected and documented on study, meeting the basic competency of task accomplishment.
Recognize and correct when able, malfunctions of equipment in order to provide optimal test results meeting the basic competency of quality focus.
Communicate effectively with patient on expectations and requirements to complete optimal testing meeting the basic competency of service orientation.
Complete and forward data to appropriate personnel at the end of each study meeting the basic competency of task accomplishment.
Recognizes, monitors, and/or eliminates artifacts such as high-impedance leads, muscle artifact, eye movements, respiration artifact, and/or EKG in order to obtain an adequate test.
Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry’s “body”, working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you’ll bring with you:
Education: Must be a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or approved to sit for Board test. Must have a high school diploma or equilvant.
Licensure: Oklahoma state licensed RECAP with eligibility for the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), or Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) credential and the desire to become registered in poysomnography.
Experience: Eighteen months in a Sleep Disorders Center or working as a Respiratory Therapist
Certifications: Must have current CPR
Other: Basic Computer knowledge.
Preferred Licensure: RPSGT with one year of scoring experience or licensed RRT with one year of scoring experience.
Preferred Experience: Associates degree and and successful completion of the A-STEP program.
Preferred Certifications: Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).
Preferred Other: The ability to score sleep studies including the generation of reports.
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
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