North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

  • Polysomnograph Technician, Registered

    Job Location US-AR-Harrison
    Job ID
    2018-2693
    Category
    Respiratory
    Shift
    Nights
    Facility
    NARMC
    Type
    PRN
  • Overview

    Registered:

    Responsible for monitoring and recording physiologic data of patients during sleep

    Responsibilities

    Ability to perform overnight sleep studies with knowledge of hookups, transfer of data, paperwork process
    Must be proficient with CPAP and BiPap machines
    Knowledgeable of Oxygen safety
    Must be knowledgeable of current testing guidelines
    Ability to perform BLS, recognize and correct any tracing artifacts and have the ability to recognize and initiate treatment when needed.
    Ability to provide basic orientation to patients on night of study and capable of operating Educational device
    Must be capable of properly fitting patients for masks
    Responsible for getting required signatures on paperwork to include any needed ABN forms
    Knowledgeable on proper cleaning of all sleep equipment
    Proficient in current sleep diagnostic program
    To obtain and remain proficient in scoring techniques

    Qualifications

    Degrees, Licensure and/or Certification:

     

    Must have passed the BRPT examination or be board eligible and continually follow BRPT code of ethics

    Must be RPSGT certified

    Maintain current BLS certification

     

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilitites:

     

    Must obtain 10 Sleep related CEU’s annually and provide copies of certificates to the Director

    Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

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