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Polysomnographic Technologist

• 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.)

• Follow “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.

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.

Education and Experience Required

Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography

If you are interested in learning more about these roles, please send resume to:

Mike Toohey

mtoohey@careersinct.com
Company Name:
Contract Staffing Recruiters
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
New Britain, CT, ct
Country:
USA
Industry:
Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent