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Under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Services Medical Director and Department Director, The Polysomnography Technician is responsible for providing Sleep Testing services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures.
$5000 Sign-On Bonus for Full-time Poly Tech
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of sleep testing, monitoring and interpretation. Maintains knowledge and skills of the various methods of CPAP, BIPAP, and oxygen delivery, including necessary equipment. Remains alert assesses O2 sats and the possible side effects of oxygen delivery, CPAP, BIPAP, and provides proper documentation. Ability to interact with physician or physicians reading tests.
Appropriately organizes work during work shift. Performs patient assessment, sleep questionnaire and proper documentation. Performs pre-sleep screen when necessary. Performs Order Entry functions, order verification, knowledge of pre-cert, diagnosis qualifications,sends out tests and completes file.
Performs set-up and ability to score test.
Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Inspects and tests equipment to ensure equipment is functioning safely and efficiently, notifies appropriate personnel of any and all malfunctions. Follows departmental equipment sterilization and maintenance procedures. Able to trouble shoot when equipment in not working properly and or contact designated personnel. Maintains clean and safe work area.
Maintains file of in-services, competencies, certifications, licensure, CEUs, tests, etc. Attends in-services.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: Graduate of a Polysomnography program.
Licensure: Missouri license if applies
Experience: Minimum 6 months experience
Certifications: Registry Eligible Polysomnography Technician BLS Healthcare Provider certified within 3 months of hire.
Preferred Education: Graduate of an accredited Polysomnography program.
Preferred Licensure: Missouri license if applies
Preferred Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience
Preferred Certifications: Registered Polysomnography Technician BLS Healthcare Provider certified
Preferred Other: Ability to score
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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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
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.