SCHS

Registered Sleep Tech II RPSGT - Night Shift

4 months ago
Job ID
2017-18252
# Positions
1
Redmond
Oregon
Category
Laboratory
Hours per pay period
72
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift Start & End Time
7pm - 7am
Scheduled days of the week
Variable
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Min
USD $22.19/Hr.
Max
USD $33.95/Hr.
Shift
3 - Night shift
US-OR-Bend

Overview

Registered Sleep Tech II RPSGTNight Shift  will performs overnight testing procedures and processes data in accordance with established policies and procedures.  This position does not oversee other Caregivers.

 

St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with four hospitals (Bend, Redmond, Prineville, and Madras) and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of career paths for talented individuals, as well as competitive pay and an excellent benefits package. If you have a passion for delivering exceptional care and service, we invite you to join our team.

 

Central Oregon offers a unique mix of urban life and small town communities, combined with the best of the great outdoors- world class snow sports at Mt. Bachelor, 500+ miles of Mountain Biking trails, rafting on the Deschutes River, hiking and rock climbing at Smith Rock, and more.

Responsibilities

(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)

 

Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs.

 

Performs sleep study data acquisition for pediatric and adult PSGs according to ordering provider.

    

Performs Split and PAP titration studies.

 

Administers supplemental low flow oxygen therapy per ordering provider or as direct by oxygen therapy protocol.

 

Monitors capnography during polysomngram.

 

Analyzes and scores polysomnogram data.

 

Performs basic troubleshooting to maintain data integrity.

 

Fields any Home Sleep Apnea Testing questions patients may have.

   

Responsible for patient care during overnight testing procedures.

 

Educates and informs patients about sleep procedures.

 

Participates and completes Monthly interscore reliability Exams to meet QA on Sleep Record Scoring.

   

Follows sleep center and SCHS protocols.

 

Recognizes and activates emergency precautions.

      

Participates in and assists with training Sleep tech I staff and/or students from accredited sleep programs.

 

Administers supplemental low flow oxygen therapy per ordering provider or as direct by oxygen therapy protocol.

 

Monitors capnography during polysomngram.

 

Analyzes and scores polysomnogram data.

 

Performs basic troubleshooting to maintain data integrity.

 

Fields any Home Sleep Apnea Testing questions patients may have.

   

Responsible for patient care during overnight testing procedures.

 

Educates and informs patients about sleep procedures.

 

Participates and completes Monthly interscore reliability Exams to meet QA on Sleep Record Scoring.

   

Follows sleep center and SCHS protocols.

 

Recognizes and activates emergency precautions.

     

May be asked to cross train to EEG procedures and maintain all competencies as outline under EEG technician I, job description.

 

Participates in and assists with training Sleep tech I staff and/or students from accredited sleep programs.

 

Role models two-way communication of the SCHS mission, vision, values, and strategic plan for the department.

 

Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.  Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all company investigations and proceedings.

 

Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.

Qualifications

Education: 

High school diploma or GED required.  Two year college degree preferred.

 

Licensure/Certification/Registration: 

RPSGT, RST or  Respiratory Therapist with SDS certification required. Licensed the by the state of Oregon through the Polysmnographic Technologist Licensing Board.

or

Respiratory Therapist, RRT credentialed required. SDS credentialed required within 6 months of hire. Licensed the by the state of Oregon through the Polysmnographic Technologist Licensing Board.

 

Current BLS certification required. Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.

 

Personal Protective Equipment:

Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.

 

Experience: 

Two years of patient care experience as a sleep technician preferred.

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level. Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers. Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level. Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs. Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle. Exposure to Elemental Factors - Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution. Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface. Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category - Risk for Exposure to BBP

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