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Polysomnographic Sleep Tech (FOHC)

  • Job ID: 416601822
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 9pm-7am W,Th,Fr
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Sleep Lab - FOHC
  • Location: 2015 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg PA 17050
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.29 to $28.95 / hour

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

  • HS Diploma Required
  • Bachelor's Degree or 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 SupportCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireLicensed 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.

New hire clearances must be dated within 90 days of hire
 

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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