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Polysom Technologist

Company: Unavailable
Location: Pendleton
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Overview
CHI St. Anthony Hospital is a 25 bed licensed for 49 faith-based acute care level four trauma critical access hospital and healthcare campus serving the Pendleton Oregon area for more than 100 years. We are committed to the highest quality of patient care and safety; and to strengthening our community through wellness education. CHI St. Anthony Hospital is designed specifically to ensure that our physicians nurses and healthcare professionals can continue to provide extraordinary care for our patients. The 103000 square foot hospital features 4 operations rooms 11 emergency rooms 30 private patient rooms and the latest medical equipment. St. Anthony Hospital has plenty of room to grow as needed by the community and will continue to provide the safest quality of care possible. St. Anthony Hospital was also named one of the top patient experience hospitals in 2021. CHI St. Anthony is a member of -CommonSpirit Health the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools and comprehensive outpatient services-all recognized for quality safety and service. To learn more go to -www.sahpendleton.org

While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, -and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified
Responsibilities
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner, The Polysomnographer is responsible for the delivery of sleep lab services.

Essential Functions:


  • Primary functions and responsibilities include connecting sleep lab equipment to patients, ensuring sleep lab equipment and supplies are adequately maintained in stock as well as assisting with patient education to patients in outpatient settings if needed. - -
  • Shall exhibit clinical and professional judgment, honesty, integrity and a high sense of responsibility.
  • Able to use tact and good judgment when dealing with physicians, nurses, and other hospital employees.
  • Verbal ability to explain various procedures to employees, patients and patients' families is essential.
  • Must be able to make some independent judgments within the scope of the job and standards of care related to the job. - May be requested to work with Manager of Respiratory Services in carrying out standards of practice.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the ability to assess data reflective of the patients' status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs. - This knowledge and skills may be acquired through education, training or experience.
  • The individual will be responsible to the Lead Polysomnographer and Respiratory Manager of Sleep Lab Services. They will work under the supervision of a sleep lab tech at all times.
  • Ability to communicate/relate to physicians, nurses, patients, fellow workers and all other hospital personnel. - Works closely with nursing personnel, other clinical staff such as pharmacy and rehabilitation services, other practitioners and physicians in patient assessment and respiratory care planning of patient care.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill related to the Anatomy and Physiology as well as other sciences related to respiratory care/sleep lab.
  • Insures the delivery of services reflects efficient and effective use of sleep lab supplies and appropriate utilization of resources. - Maintains that unit is clean, neat and safe environment for patients and staff.
  • Insures supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

    Qualifications
    Required Education and Experience:

    • AA in Polysomnography or grandfathered into the field of polysomnography

      Required Licensure and Certifications:

      • Current AHA BLS certification
      • Current RPSGT

        Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

        • Must possess the fundamental knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology

          -Preferred Qualifications:

          • One to two (1-2) years of experience

Keywords: Unavailable, Kennewick , Polysom Technologist, Other , Pendleton, Washington

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