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Technologist-Polysomnographic

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
30 December, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Night
Requisition Number
316885
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Technologist-Polysomnographic

Job Description

Overview

Performs basic and advanced diagnostic sleep studies and may provide supervision of other staff. Prepares patient equipment for testing, interviews patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain pre and post testing procedures. Performs and documents testing per lab protocols. Monitors patient throughout testing and intervenes as necessary to resolve patient needs or equipment issues. Assists with scoring sleep studies and generating reports. Prepares, calibrates, repairs and maintains equipment required for testing. Determines and reports needed repairs/replacements. Maintains credentials as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist through the BRPT or ABSM or Registered Respiratory Therapist through the NRCA or NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist through the NBRC, though RRT preferred.
 
•Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• Registered Respiratory Therapist through the NRCA or NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist through the NBRC or Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or certified by ABSM as a Registered Sleep Technologist, and PREFER Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree with emphasis in polysomnography. OR Successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than 1 year duration associated with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technician.
• High School Diploma/GED required. Associates Degree preferred.
• 1-3 years of experience required.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

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Qualifications for the Technologist-Polysomnographic Role

Overview

Performs basic and advanced diagnostic sleep studies and may provide supervision of other staff. Prepares patient equipment for testing, interviews patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain pre and post testing procedures. Performs and documents testing per lab protocols. Monitors patient throughout testing and intervenes as necessary to resolve patient needs or equipment issues. Assists with scoring sleep studies and generating reports. Prepares, calibrates, repairs and maintains equipment required for testing. Determines and reports needed repairs/replacements. Maintains credentials as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist through the BRPT or ABSM or Registered Respiratory Therapist through the NRCA or NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist through the NBRC, though RRT preferred.
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  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  •  Registered Respiratory Therapist through the NRCA or NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist through the NBRC or Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or certified by ABSM as a Registered Sleep Technologist, and PREFER Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree with emphasis in polysomnography. OR Successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than 1 year duration associated with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technician.
  •  High School Diploma/GED required. Associates Degree preferred.
  •  1-3 years of experience required.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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