Polysomnography Tech RPSGT
Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
Purpose of Job
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Explosives (pressurized gas)
Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
A thorough understanding of the 10/20 measuring system including the ability to do a full Electroencephalogram (EEG) hook-up with accurate electrode placement.
Able to consistently distinguish between all stages of sleep with the ability to accurately sleep stage score test.
Ability to consistently recognize artifacts in a sleep and wake tracing and be able to correct.
Thorough understanding of the sensitivity, time constant and frequency filter controls.
Demonstrated understanding of all montages used in the sleep center.
A thorough understanding of seizure activity patter recognition.
Efficiently score apnea correctly on a consistent basis distinguishing the difference between obstructive, mixed, and central apnea.
Effective and demonstrated understanding of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BIPAP) and Variable Positive Airway Pressure (VPAP) equipment and the rationale for using each.
Demonstrated understanding of the difference between Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and oxygen therapy.
When and why to use each.
When to stop one and start the other.
When to blend both therapies together and why.
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
| Date Posted
September 5, 2017
| Date Closes
November 4, 2017
| Located In
| Work At
NE Methodist Hospital
| SOC Category