Sleep Technologist

Website Sleep Wellness Center

Description

Winmar Diagnostics/Sleep Wellness Center is expanding our team and has positions for Sleep Technologist at our Western Wisconsin locations.

  • 3 nights per week, travel required.
  • Competitive hourly rates, technicians are compensated for travel and lodging.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work independently.
  • RPSGT (Preferred), respiratory (CRT or RRT), nursing (LPN or RN), EEG or paramedic licensing accepted.
  • A comprehensive training program is included.
  • Generous compensation, no weekends, no holidays, PTO, health/dental insurance, and 401K benefits available.

Details:

  • Position: Sleep Technologist
  • Job Schedule: Full Time
  • Shift: 12 hr Night Shift
  • Weekly hours: 36-40 +
  • Salary Range: Competitive

Application:

We look forward to hearing from you and joining our team!

Sleep Wellness Center, Winmar, 2700 12th Ave S. Suite B, Fargo, ND 58103

Responsibilities will include:

Gather and Analyze Patient Information
  • Collect, analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet the
    patient-specific needs (Physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status
    regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history), and to determine final
    testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical
    director and laboratory protocols.
  • Complete and verify documentation.
  • Explain pre-testing, testing, and post-testing procedures to the patient.
Testing Preparation Procedures
  • Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning
    and make adjustments if necessary.
  • Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
  • Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make
    adjustments if necessary.
  • Perform positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
Polysomnographic Procedures
  • Follow procedural protocols [such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of
    Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, PAP, oxygen titration etc.] to ensure
    collection of appropriate data.
  • Follow “lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body
    position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.)
  • Perform Polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to
    ensure signals are artifact-free and make adjustments, if necessary.
  • Document routine observations including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in
    procedure, and significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of
    polysomnographic results.
  • Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and
    therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen
    administration, etc.)
  • Allow “lights on” procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data
    collection process (repeats the physiological and instrument calibrations and instructs the
    patient on completing questionnaires, etc.)
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific
    care in the treatment, assessment, and education of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent,
    adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions.
Polysomnographic Record Scoring
  • Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
  • Score clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements,
    arousal etc.) according to center specific protocols.
  • Generate accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data.
Transmission of Information
  • Successfully uses data transmission software to transfer clinical data, waveforms, reports, and
    charges for the services.
Service Management and Professional Issues
  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection
    control issues.
  • Perform routine and complex equipment care and maintenance.
  • Evaluate sleep study related equipment and inventory.
  • Maintain current CPR or BCLS certification.
  • Demonstrate effective written and spoken communication skills.
  • Demonstrate appropriate social skills.
  • Respond to study participant’s procedural-related inquiries by providing appropriate
    information.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze complex situations and apply policy.
  • Comply with the BRPT Standards of Conduct.

To apply for this job email your details to maria.regner@sleepwellnessnd.com