Steward Health Care System
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Sleep Lab Tech - Per Diem
at Steward Health Care System
Responsible to Steward Health Care for supporting the corporate mission, vision and values. Responsible to the Sleep Lab for insuring accurate clinical and logistical support services are provided. Responsible to the customer for courteous, accurate, timely service.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAJOR DUTIES
- Assists with daily operations.
- Competently performs clinical diagnostic/therapeutic services.
- Compliant in documenting all required information and obtaining necessary patient orders.
- Participates in Performance Improvement initiatives as needed
- Assists with marketing strategies, educational initiatives, and special projects
- Assists with maintaining departmental inventory.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments that may be inherent in the job.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Completion of a college or technical training program in Respiratory Therapy. Sleep Technology / Polysomnography certification preferred. Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy from a college, university, or technical school required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. After orientation up to three month’s experience on this job is required to perform essential functions. Previous experience as a polysomnographic technician preferred.
LICENSURE, REGISTRATION AND/OR CERTIFICATION
Current Ohio license as a Respiratory Care Professional by the State of Ohio Medical Board required and graduate of CoARC accredited polysomnography certification/program or must enroll in an A-Step program (Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program). Current Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) credential required and/or must be obtained within 6-12 months from date of hire, depending on the number of worked hours required to take the RPSGT exam. Certification in BLS by American Heart Association (AHA) required. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) certification by the AHA require within 6 months of employment.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Broad knowledge in professional area and in polysomnography.