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Polysom Tech (Reg)
Req. #: 43099
Department: OSI_Commonwealth Neuro
Location: 501 Lombardy Street, South Hill, VA 23970
Schedule: Part time
Shift: 6: Evening/Night
Hours:
Job Details: - High school diploma or equivalent is required

VCU Health System's OSI _ Commonwealth Neurology is seeking a part-time Polysom Technician (Reg) to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders under the general supervision of the Medical Director. This may involve Polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education. A Polysomnographic Technologist (REG) can perform the duties defined for a Polysomnographic Technician and may provide oversight of other staff.

 

Responsibilities

Follows documented physician/licensed independent provider orders.

Practices within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of sleep medicine in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Practice is guided by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and VCUHS policies and procedures and established practice guidelines.

Identifies recording artifact and corrects problems with recording.

Identifies situations that could put a patient at risk for injury.

Decides when to implement therapy.

Scores and reports sleep study data with 85% or better agreement rate to the Medical Director.

Performs routine equipment care.

Mentors Polysomnographic Technicians and teaches them about sleep study scoring, recording, hook-up procedures as well as artifact recognition, correction and may serve a mentor and instruct new hire technologists (RPSGTs) in procedures specific to VCUHS Center for Sleep Medicine.

Shift is regularly 7:00pm to 7:00am 3 nights per week. Typical shifts are either Sunday night through Tuesday night or Wednesday night through Friday night. May be required to do additional overnight shifts in case of staffing shortage. Normally scheduled shift is subject to change depending on needs of the clinic.

 

Qualifications

 

Required

High School Diploma 

Current RPSGT or RST Certification

Current AHA BLS Certification

Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as a Polysomnolgraphic Technologist

Previous work experience using a variety of Sleep Medicine equipment to include sleep diagnostic software, ETCO2, CPAP, etc) and troubleshooting and correcting recording artifacts

 

Preferred

Associate Degree in Polysomnography from an accredited program

Five (5) years clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as a Polysomnographic Technician/Technologist

Pediatric Sleep Medicine experience

Experience using Compumedics

TCO2 experience

Academic healthcare experience

Leadership role experience


EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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