Sleep Center Technologist Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine at Tavares PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    19021609
  • Job Family
    Physician Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description


Description

Sleep Center Technologist - AdventHealth Medical Group

 
Location Address: 1210 WATERMAN WAY  TAVARES FL 32778

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Medical Group

  • Faith based & mission driven organization
  • Central Florida’s premier multi-specialty medical group
  • Comprehensive Employee Benefits such as Educational Reimbursement
  • CREATION Health employee wellness and lifestyle programs
  • Positive working climate to support a work life balance
 
Work Hours/Shift: 
  • Per Diem Days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Performs quality sleep recordings by collecting, analyzing, and integrating pertinent patient history information, properly preparing the patient according to age, conducting the examination, and preparing the recording for the physician interpretation  
  • Implements appropriate interventions, including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and/or bi-level positive airway pressure (PAP) and oxygen administration and informs the nursing supervisor and/or the physician of changes in the patients condition or abnormalities on the recording, when necessary 
  • Provides patient education according to established guidelines including communicating with patients and family members on instructions in techniques to optimize their care in the Sleep Center, as well as after the testing is completed
  • Maintains supplies and equipment for patient care and maintains an orderly and efficient system for storage and retrieval of patient information
  • Adheres to all organizational policies, practices and federal or state regulations pertaining to patient care, privacy, and quality assurance.  Actively supports and participates quality improvement initiatives
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Knowledge of health care field and medical terminology
  • Working knowledge of sleep procedures and equipment
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing and typing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively to carry out job requirements
  • Ability to closely observe sleep tracings and respond appropriately to seizure activity and other abnormalities
  • Ability to prepare and calibrate equipment to determine proper functioning and make adjustments as necessary
  • Ability to apply electrodes and sensors according to published standards of the International 10-20 Placement System
  • Proficient performance of physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals
  • Working knowledge of proper positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting and Titration
  • High School and minimum of 1 year experience full-time in polysomnography OR Associate's degree in Polysomnography Technology
  • Current CPR / BLS Certification
  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists
Job Summary:

The Sleep Center Technologist, reporting to the Sleep Center Manager, performs quality sleep studies for all patients under minimal supervision to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Facilitates all aspects of study completion and reporting



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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