Polysomnography Tech RPSGT
Methodist Health System Council Bluffs, IA
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) Blood or Body Fluid (BBF)
Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Positive relations when interacting with patients, visitors, families, physicians, customers, and coworkers.
Greet, smiles and makes eye contact.
Introduces self by name.
Volunteers to help co-workers and other employees.
Addresses patients and others by surname.
Responds quickly to patients and/or other peoples' needs.
Know and demonstrates 6 step customer complaint management process.
Gather and Analyze Patient Information.
Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet patient specific needs (Physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedures, pertinent medical/social history), and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
Completes and verifies documentation.
Explains pre-testing, testing, and post testing procedures to the patient.
Prepares and calibrates equipment for testing.
Determine proper functioning and make adjustments, if necessary, to equipment.
Applies electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
Performs appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments if necessary. Performs positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
Follows procedural protocols such as MSLT, MWT, Parasomnia studies, positive Airway pressure, oxygen titration.
Performs data acquisition while monitoring.
Documents Routine observations including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure and significant events in order to facilitate scoring.
Polysomnopgraphic record scoring.
Scores sleep/wake stages according to guidelines.
Scores clinical events according to protocols.
Generates accurate reports for physician review.
Polysomnopgraphic physician review.
Maintains supply inventory.
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 Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
| Date Posted
November 7, 2018
| Date Closes
January 6, 2019
| Located In
Council bluffs, IA
| Work At
Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hosp
8:00pm-7:00am hours per week
| SOC Category