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Polysomnograph Technologist Registered - Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital PRN

Job ID: 4671561
Updated: December 10, 2018
Geographic Location: Cincinnati
Department: SWO-Sleep Lab Fairfield Hosp
Full/Part Time: PRN
Shift: Nights
Standard Hours: 0.01

Job Summary

Provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders through the use of polysomnography diagnostic and therapeutic services, sleep staging, event scoring and patient education

Prepares the patient, explains the procedure and ensures patient’s cooperation during the procedure; reviews clinical data from patient medical record and by patient interview and bases testing modalities on information obtained; operates polysomnographic equipment to obtain diagnostic recordings following established protocols while manually controlling the equipment to obtain the requested pertinent waveforms from the area being studied; deciphers normal from abnormal results to obtain appropriate or additional tests which demonstrate the abnormality

Writes detailed, accurate technical reports to aid physicians in interpretation of test data; reviews studies with physicians to clarify any discrepancies and does additional testing when necessary

Administers various neurodiagnostic procedures without direct supervision while utilizing the appropriate protocols; monitors the quality of tests being conducted while ensuring prudent resource management; follows hospital and departmental sterile technique and keeps work area clean

Helps coordinate patient scheduling, receives patient payments, reviews patient charges and assists with general office tasks

Demonstrates proficiency and remains current in the neurodiagnostic field by maintaining continuing education requirements

EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

 Must be a registered polysomnographer with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists or American Board of Sleep Medicine; current BLS certification

 

Hours

PRN 3rd shift

Equal Employment Opportunity

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