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At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”
The Registered Polysomnographic Technologist performs and processes Sleep Studies on adult and pediatric patients greater than five years of age. This individual collects relevant clinical history pertinent to test interpretation, sets up and calibrates instrumentation, prepared the patient, and subsequently performs the sleep monitoring procedure. Also performs collected data “scoring” and subsequent computer processing in preparation for physician interpretation of the sleep study. Performs related duties assigned.
- Education: High school diploma or equivalent, although some college level biological science coursework or degree is preferred.
- Licensure: American Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists Registry
- Experience: Minimum of one (1) year sleep lab experience, including completion of a minimum of one hundred (100) sleep studies.
Certifications: BLS is required upon hire. ACLS, NRP, PEARS or PALS must be obtained within 90 days of hire
- Skills, knowledge and abilities:
- Must exhibit technical skills and knowledge correlative with training and experience gained by completing the Polysomnographic Technologist Registry.
- The ability to deal with the severely ill patient is required. Responsible for obtaining standard as well as special procedure polysomnographic recordings. Pays close attention to details, both technical and practical. Must be able to serve as a resource technologist to lower classification PSG Technicians, including performance of training and education functions.
- Adherence to departmental Quality Assurance (Performance Improvement) program is required.
- Working conditions, mental and physical requirements: Required to provide call coverage on a scheduled basis. May be intermittently required to perform procedures on weekends and holidays. May also be required to work on alternate shifts, in order to perform daytime multiple sleep latency tests, etc.
- Equipment used: Sleep Disorder's Center's lab instrumentation and system computers
- Preferred Education: Some college level biological science coursework or degree is preferred.
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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