Polysomnography Technologist

Allina Health

Allina Health

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

November 07, 2023

Department:

46005350 Sleep Diagnostic Center

Shift:

Permanent Nights (United States of America)

Shift Length:

12 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

24

Union Contract:

SEIU-8-St Francis Technical

Weekend Rotation:

Occasional

Job Summary:

Conducts the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders in patients. Responsible for assessments, diagnosis, treatments and education of patients with suspected sleep disorders under the direction of a physician.

Key Position Details:

Permanent Overnights - 12-hour shifts / .6 FTE / May include some weekends

Shift differentials available

PT Benefit eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Polysomnographic testing, scoring and follow up
    • Applies electrodes, monitors accordingly, ensures artifact free recordings and documents values for any clinical event during testing.
    • Implements and titrates appropriate therapy per lab protocol.
    • Scores Polysomnograms, downloads/stores data and generates reports prior to follow up appointment.
  • Patient education and record management
    • Educate patient on sleep disorders, testing procedures and operation of sleep disorder devices.
    • Verify medical order/protocol, complete all technical paperwork.
    • Complete appropriate paperwork and billing procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Vocational or Technical Training in a polysomnography program with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility or, equivalent experience with documented proficiency in all required competencies of a Polysomnographic Technologist or, meets Board Registered Polysomnographic (BRPT) standards for a sleep technologist preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) devices preferred and
  • Able to assess patients, apply critical thinking and determine appropriate interventions preferred
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required Upon Hire
  • Board Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (BPRT) Board Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (BPRT) or, credentialed with Sleep Disorders Specialty from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Upon Hire required and
  • Current license in allied health profession if applicable preferred

Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently