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Polysomnographic Tech II - OSF015003

Hours per week: PRN
Status (Benefits): Limited
Work Schedule: PRN
Location: 3333 N SEMINARY ST, Galesburg, IL, United States

3333 N SEMINARY ST, Galesburg, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Polysomnographic Technologist II works collectively with the Medical Director, Leader, staff and patients to achieve optimal efficiency and success in sleep disorder function testing and scoring. Performs comprehensive sleep testing / analysis and associated interventions under the general supervision of the Leader, Medical Director, or designee and provides supervision of a Polysomnographic Trainee and Polysomnographic Technologist I. A Polysomnographic Technologist II is credentialed in sleep technology.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High school diploma or equivalent.

 

Must obtain one of the following.

 

Successful completion of an accredited educational program with emphasis in polysomnography.

 

Successfully transitioned into a polysomnographic technologist I AND successfully obtained credentialing in sleep technology.

 

 

Must obtain one of the following.

 

Registered Polysomnographic Technologist – (RPSGT), Registered in sleep technology through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (BRPT)

 

The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) - Sleep Disorders Specialty – (SDS)

 

Registered Sleep Technologist – RST registered by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM)

 

 

CPR -American Heart Association (BLS for Health Care Providers)

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

An associate’s degree in an allied healthcare field (respiratory care or neuro-diagnostics).

 

 

Second credential may include one of the following.

 

BRPT (Certification in Clinical Sleep Health) CCSH

 

NBRC (Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT

 

(American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists) ABRET

 

(Registered Encephalography Technologist) R. EEG T

 

 

 

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s) or by their department. 

 

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served. 

 

Analytical skills necessary to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative statistical data and conduct diagnostic procedures. 

 

Interpersonal skills necessary to explain procedures to patient to alleviate their apprehensions and gain their cooperation. 

 

 

 

 

 

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