Registered Polysomnographer (Full Time)

Contact Information:

Name: Karen Casciano/Human Resources
Phone #: (272) 212-0314
Email: Karen.Casciano@sluhn.org
Location: Stroudsburg, PA

Job Description:

Company Name: St. Luke's University Health Network
Job Category: Polysomnographic Technologist
Open Position Title: Registered Polysomnographer 
Employment Type: Full Time

 

$6,000.00 sign-on bonus – paid out in three installments!


The Polysomnographer performs polysomnograms in a technical and efficient manner and scores studies according to guidelines at St. Luke's Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Disorders Center. 
Essential Functions
Demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions as a ploysomnographer.
Maintains patient database which includes log of diagnostic procedures as they are performed.
Demonstrates knowledge in the use of CPAP, BiPAP and Oxygen.
Handles chemicals with appropriate safety precautions to self and others.
Maintains a neat and clean work area.
Assists in training of new staff.
Maintains equipment and supplies.
Performs QA
Attends and participates in patient care conferences.
Communications directly to Lead Sleep Tech and/or Neurology Services Coordinator.
Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/Entity as well as the proper release of information.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.
Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).
Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvements, Operation System/Process, and Safety.
Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.
Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.
Continuous monitoring and management of patients with sleep disorders.
Excellent communication skills required to work with patients, families, physicians, staff and members of the community.
Must have the ability to handle multiple projects or issues at one time while meeting the needs of the patient, family and staff.
Score polysomnograms as needed.
Other related duties as assigned.

High School graduate. Completion of an approved program in polysomnography and/or clinical experience. Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist.
Maintaining certification in Adult, Pediatric and Infant CPR.
Continuing education requirement per AASM standards.

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