Sleep Technologist McDonough, GA

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Description:Sleep Tech – Sleep TechnologistMcDonough, GADescriptionAt Eagles Landing Health, we work together to enrich the health and well-being of every life we touch. Our mission is to change the way healthcare is designed by providing the services of a large healthcare system with the convenience of a family practice.We offer a work environment that values the creation of lifelong relationships, while also providing opportunities for growth and career development. We strive to care for each other with the same passion with which we care for our patients. Eagles Landing Health offers competitive pay to team members who provide high-quality care, while delivering an exceptional patient experience.We are currently seeking qualified candidates to work as a Sleep Tech in our McDonough location.REPORTS TO: Sleep Center ManagerSTATUS: Non-ExemptJOB SUMMARYA Polysomnographic Technologist/Technician works under the general supervision of the Sleep Center Manager to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education. A Polysomnographic Technologist can perform the duties defined for a Polysomnographic Technologist/Technician and may provide supervision of other staff.Job Function and Required ExperiencePerform all types of sleep disorder testing, including set-up and performance of nocturnal polysomnograms (PSGs)Must demonstrate working knowledge of polysomnography, Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT), oximetry and administration of supplemental O2, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP and/or Bilevel) studies, and the basics of Sleep MedicineAble to take patient vital signs accurately & recognize cardiac arrhythmiasAbility to perform all duties as a Sleep Technician/Technologist in accordance with AASM, ACHC and ELFP’s guidelinesOperate and calibrate sleep equipmentOperate software used to record and evaluate sleep/wake pathologyScore polysomnographic recordings in preparation for physician interpretationApply and remove electrodes and other equipment used in conjunction with polysomnographyClean and disinfect equipment placed on patients on a daily/shift basisOther related duties as required. Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDMinimum 3 years full time sleep tech experienceMust be personable and treat patients with care and respectThe Sleep Tech is able to independently perform job functionsKey data into patient electronic medical recordsMust be able to work quickly and efficiently to assure patient comfort and satisfactionAbility to communicate effectively with the patient(s), and health care teamDuties require professional verbal and written communication skillsAble to communicate and understand verbal and written English languageComputer literate with entry level working knowledge of Microsoft Suites; Outlook, WordComputer literate with entry level working knowledge of Philips Respironics Alice 6/G3 sleep softwareExceptional problem solving skillsDemonstrate ability to organize, coordinate, prioritize, and facilitate many on-going tasks at one timeMake outbound and receive inbound telephone calls, and fax correspondence, as neededInventory and stock medical supplies and materialsAdhere to Standard of Care, Code of Conduct, HIPAA Compliance and Confidentiality AgreementExhibit compassion and professionalismMust be able to report to work as scheduled without delayAttends required meetings, training in-services, and participates in committees as requiredContinuing Medical Education in accordance with their field of medicineAdult and Pediatric Basic Life Support CertificationProfessional appearancePositive attitudePHYSICIAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTSRequires sitting, standing and/or walking for extended periods of time. Requires continual use of fingers for patient care, writing and computer entry. Routinely uses upper extremities; occasional requirement to lift up to 25 pounds. Occasionally push cart with supplies up to 30 pounds. Regularly requires ability to stoop, bend and reach above shoulder level. Requires ability to hear normal conversation and good general, near and peripheral vision.MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAININGHigh School graduate or equivalent requiredMust be a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or has completed an A-Step programMust have a current BLS card from the American Heart Association, prior to permanent hire dateEagles Landing Family Practice is an Equal Opportunity Employer#hp1Show more

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