Sleep Technologist (Full Time)

Contact Information:

Name: Mary Ellen Capezzuto
Phone #: 585-275-1838
Email: maryellen_capezzuto@urmc.rochester.edu
Location: Rochester, New York

Job Description:

Company Name: University of Rochester Medical Center
Job Category: Polysomnographic Technologist
Open Position Title: Sleep Technologist - Level II
Employment Type: Full Time


Job Details
Job Title: Sleep Technologist-Level II
Job ID 210660
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full Time: 36 hours Grade 090 GCHaS Ped Sleep & Wellness Ctr
Schedule: 6:30PM-7AM; WKENDS/HOL; SCHEDULE VARIES BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS

Position Summary:
The Polysomnographic Technician exercises skill, knowledge and judgment in the principles and methods of polysomnography. The technician performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis under physician’s orders. The technician works independently, is able to problem solve equipment problems, performs specialized procedures and is capable of generating a report that accurately summarizes all parameters of the polysomnogram. Has knowledge of sleep/wake physiology and sleep pathology as it occurs in the laboratory setting. Ensures quality data and patient safety. 

Responsibilities:
Competent in PSG, CPAP and more advanced studies (BiLevel titrations, Split Night and Seizure hookups).Note: CPAP is limited in Pediatrics
Able to perform MSLT and MWT testing. Note: MWT is not performed in Pediatrics
Consistently meets Quality Assurance standards of 75% reduction of respiratory events in CPAP and BiLevel Titration. Note: CPAP limited in Pediatrics
Improving accuracy regarding sleep staging and event and arousal interpretation
Has beginning recognition of cardiac rhythm abnormalities
May begin introduction to scoring of studies
Demonstrates more advanced troubleshooting skills – understanding limitations of software and potential issues that can arise
Prepares to take Registry exam
Using EMBLA (software and hardware) locate patient record, review history, data and test order verification.
Requirements:
Associates Degree in Polysomnographic Technology and hold a valid NYS limited permit. Permit is valid for one year and may be renewed one time. A NYS registered license must be obtained prior to expiration of final issued limited permit.

How To Apply: www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs

All applicants must apply online. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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