Polysomnographer PT Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/19/2022


Job Snapshot

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  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Sleep Center
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Polysomnographer AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
  • Benefits starting on Day One

Work Hours/Shifts

Part Time, Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Demonstrates the ability to access department and medical center information
  • Performs polysomnography procedures according to physician orders, department policy/procedure, and patient care plan.
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt EEG ,ECG, EMG ,Legs, Snore Mic and Thermistor equipment to patient and obtain quality data
  • Assessment and intervention reflect consideration of family/work roles and obligations to our adult patients
  • Explain modification of teaching strategies to accommodate decreased vision, hearing or mental status to our geriatric patients
  • Explain considerations necessary for the care of our bariatric patients
  • Explain considerations necessary for care of the COPD patient suspected of chronic hybercarbia.
  • Understand the medical center’s process when a non-English speaking patient comes in to have a sleep study.
  • Follows the “Standard of Behavior guidelines according to hospital policy.
  • Practices A.I.D.E.T (Acknowledge,Introduced,Duration,Explain,and Thank) with all patients, family members, physicians, co-workers and all disciplines to ensure quality care.
  • Performs thorough patient assessment and takes appropriate action when necessary according to Department policy/procedure manual
  • Attend in-services,
  • Obtains, assists with, and seeks polysomnography educational /informational opportunities,
  • Must participate in an average of 10 hours per year of AMA PRA Category 1 or CEC sleep-related Educational activities over a three year period
  • When scoring strive to reach reliability scores > than 95% per AASM standards.
  • Uses hospital equipment, supplies, and resources responsibly, maintains organized workflow, and notifies Lead, Polysomnographer if equipment/staffing concerns develop,
  • Follows procedures for correct billing/documentation of services provided,
  • Strive to help stay within department monthly budget.
  • Maintains confidentiality and promotes the dignity of customers and associates.
  • Reports to work, and is on time, when scheduled
  • Team approach is followed so customer service maintains a score of  95% or better,
  • Attend department meetings

What will you need?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Up to 1 year of experience
  • Credientialed or certified with one or more of the following: American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) or Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologist – Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
  • BLS through American Heart Association

Job Summary

Responsible for all aspects of care as outlined in the Sleep Disorder Center policy/procedure manual. Clinical practice activities include but are not limited to the performance of diagnostic polysomnographic testing and assessment based therapeutic interventions. The analysis and scoring of polysomnographic records is an expectation when registered and competency is signed off by the Lead Polysomnographer and Medical Director. 

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

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