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Polysomnographic Tech PRN - SLE000093

Hours per week: 12
Status (Benefits): Limited
Work Schedule: PRN
Location: 2500 W Reynolds St, Pontiac, IL, United States

2500 W Reynolds St, Pontiac, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Reporting to the Medical Director and the Eastern Region Director, works collectively with the Medical Director, Eastern Region Director, staff and patient to achieve optimal efficiency and success in Sleep Disorder function testing and scoring.  Explains procedures to patients, attaches electrode leads and other monitoring equipment, monitors patients and tracings during tests, and scores and stores results for review by physician.  Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a registered or certified Respiratory Therapist, Nurse, EEG and/or Sleep Technologist. Licensed with the State of Illinois as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Acquires and maintains registration in polysomnographic technology by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.
  • CPR Certification.
  • Maintains education and stays abreast of technology and clinical functions relative to Sleep Disorder testing and functions.
  • Work requires interpersonal skills necessary to explain procedures to patients to allay their apprehensions and gain their cooperation.
  • Demonstrates goal ability to communicate in written and verbal fashion, promoting a team approach to patient care.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of a clinical on-line system and Microsoft Outlook preferred.

 

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

 

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