Polysomnography Tech 1
Baylor Scott & White Health

Marble Falls, Texas


JOB SUMMARY

The Polysomnography Tech 1, under the direction of the Manager, monitors a patient?s sleep for the diagnostic analysis of sleep related disorders, and performs therapeutic polygraphic procedures. Monitors multi-physiologic parameters over prolonged periods. Communicates and educates patients and families regarding sleep disorders and treatments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

Performs polysomnographic studies in a clinical setting, including oxygen and nasal continuous positive airway pressure titrations.
Scores studies and formulates reports for physician interpretation. Documents all pertinent patient events according to department policy.
Communicates instructions, results, and relative information to patients, physicians, and family members.
Calibrates and performs routine and troubleshooting maintenance on equipment, contacting manufacturers for repairs as needed. Notifies proper personnel for equipment problems. Cleans all equipment ensuring infection control.
Provides expertise for difficult-to-fit nasal, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) patients.
Trains respiratory personnel on proper mask fit techniques.
Consults with sleep Physicians regarding testing results and toleration to therapies.
Assists with development and maintenance of policies and procedures.
Participates in community service through sleep apnea screening.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

General understanding of Polysomnographic Care modalities, therapies, equipment and medications.
Must be able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate.
Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to maintain and troubleshoot audio and video equipment.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: typing, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
       Basic Life Support (BLS)

Facility / Location: BSW Clinic Horseshoe Bay, Texas

Department / Shift: Sleep Lab PRN Night Position


 


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