Job Description

Job Title: Polysomnographic Sleep Tech
Job ID: 736895
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various night shifts
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Sleep Eval Ctr
Location: 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Under the supervision of physicians and in the presence of a Polysomnographic Technologist, the Polysomnographic Technician is responsible for performing patient care duties and providing customer service to clients of the sleep center.

We will consider all level of the career field. The final title and pay will be determined by education, experience, and certifications.

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately scores and analyzes sleep studies.
  • Cleaning and sterilization is performed according to infection control guidelines.
  • Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills.
  • Educates patients on sleep lab procedures.
  • Inventory of lab supplies is taken and level for optimum functioning of lab is maintained.
  • Participates in sleep disorders center professional activities and continuing education.
  • Performs therapeutic treatments and interventions, working with a Polysomnographic Technologist at all times.
  • Prepares patients for diagnostic testing as directed and according to departmental procedures.
  • Serves, manages and supports internal and external customers.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Required 
  • Bachelor's Degree or six (6) months relevant experience in a related field (such as Sleep, EEG, Respiratory Therapy, or similar) preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation OR Basic Life Support CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire Licensed to practice as a Polysomnographic Technologist from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGT), the American Board of Sleep Medicine (RST) or the National Board of Respiratory Care (CRT-SDS or RRT-SDS) within 6 months of meeting the eligibility requirements, and within 2 years from date of hire required.

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

Salary Range: $17.11 to $28.43

Union Position: No

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