Name: David Hambel
Phone #: 631-376-4108
Location: West Islip, New York
Company Name: Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Job Category: Polysomnographic Technologist (night shift)
Open Position Title: Polysomnograph Tech - Scoring
Employment Type: Full Time
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, which was voted the Top Health Care Employer on Long Island by Newsday. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership and fosters a team that's focused on evidence-based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
Reporting to the clinical director, the Polysomnographic (PSG) Technologist will provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education.
Responsibilities will include:
•Performs diagnostic testing in both adult and pediatric patient populations.
•Utilizing testing preparation procedures, including: calibration, electrode and censor application, and routine positive airway pressure titrations.
•Performs polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and makes adjustments, if necessary.
•Documents routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
•Implement appropriate interventions including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic interventions.
•Scoring polysomnographic records by applying AASM professionally accepted guidelines and center-specific protocols.
•Performs routine equipment care, maintenance and inventory evaluation.
•Attending continuing education programs to maintain credentials and AASM accreditation.
•NYS license in Polysomnography or Registered Respiratory Therapy
•Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT)
•Completion of a Certificate program in Polysomnography Technology or American Academy of Sleep Medicine A-Step training program or equivalent
•BLS or CPR/AED training, which will only be accepted from two organizations (AHA or American Red Cross, NO online programs from any organization will be accepted)
•ACLS and PALS Credentials preferred, must be obtained within 3 months of hire
•Weekend and holiday rotation, as needed
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.
For immediate consideration, please apply online at:
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V