Fairview Health Services Polysomnographic Technologist (Casual Overnights) in Eagan, Minnesota

Overview

Perform comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, and evaluate overnight polysomnograms. Operates medical equipment to record sleep/wake physiology. Applies recording devices, cleans/sterilizes equipment and monitors polysomnogram. Evaluates care and patients' response to intervention.

Typical hours will be 12 hour shifts, 7pm-7:30am at either the Eagan or Maplewood Sleep Lab. Must be willing to work during the week and on weekends.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history), and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory

  • Performs routine and complex equipment care and maintenance.Prepares and calibrates equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments if necessary.Evaluates sleep study related equipment and inventory

  • Performs Polysomnographic Record Scoring

  • Performs Polysomnography procedures

  • Comply with the BRPT Standards of Conduct

Qualifications

  • Associate's degree with an emphasis in polysomnography required

  • Either Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) through American Board of Sleep Medicine or Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) through Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association

  • 1 to 2 years of Sleep Tech experience required

  • Knowledge of sleep medicine and professional practice

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Patient Care Delivery: Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

  • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10137

Category Radiology

Contract Status NG

FTE 0.01

Authorized Hours 0.01

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