Sleep Technician Job

Full Job Title: Sleep Technician- Per Diem

Job Number: 17003312

Facility: SSM Health St. Clare Hospital - Baraboo

Location: Baraboo, WI

Schedule: Per Diem

Hours: varied days and nights

Description

Role Purpose:

Under the direction of the AdministrativeDirector of Ancillary Services, is responsible for testing patients in theSleep Lab. The employee is accountable to medical professionals with respect tomedical direction. The polysomnographer performs polysomnographic testing and awide variety of other duties related to the evaluation and treatment ofpatients with known or suspected sleep disorders. Stimulates innovativeimprovements in patient care through demonstrating expertise as a practitioner.This position particularly addresses the care administered to the patient withsleep disorders.

RoleResponsibilities:

  • Performs both simple and complex polysomnographic multiple sleep latency testing.
  • Performs all facets of polysomnograms and scores all physiologic parameters of polysomnographic recording.
  • Performs report of data for interpreting physician.
  • Participates in the promotion and education of the medical staff and general public regarding sleep disorders and the services provided by the Sleep Lab.
  • Assures the quality and accuracy of polysomnographic established standards.
  • Performs routine maintenance and calibration of the test equipment to ensure its proper operating condition.
  • Interacts with medical professionals regarding test performance and test data evaluation.
  • Maintains files and records related to all patient recordings.
  • Assists in developing and implementing a review mechanism to appraise the quality of care delivered by the Sleep Lab.
  • Administers age appropriate therapies and monitors response to those therapies.
  • Maintains technical competence necessary to provide quality care to age specific patient population.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a health related field.
  • Must have one year of experience in EEG, respiratory therapy, or other health care area related to diagnostic testing, or successful completion of a polysomnographer program.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 90 days of employment.
  • Must have one year of experience in EEG, respiratory therapy, or other health care area related to diagnostic testing, or successful completion of a polysomnographer program.

Preferred Qualifications: N/A



Our 100-bed St. Clare Hospital is a nationally recognized leader in rural health care in south-central Wisconsin. St. Clare offers acute care, as well as a wide range of other services including chemical dependency treatment, hemodialysis, radiation oncology and a free-standing hospice facility. Additional urgent care services are available at campus locations in the surrounding communities of Wisconsin Dells and Lake Delton.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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