Job Description

Job Title: Polysomnographic Sleep Tech
Job ID: 01727475
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Various night shift
Shift: Night Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Department: Sleep Apnea
Location: 2599 Wexford Bayne Rd, Sewickley PA 15143

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.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Required
  • Bachelor 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 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

     

    Salary Range: $17.62 to $29.28 / hour

    Union Position: No

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