Registered Sleep Technologist

Dover, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 55552

Position Summary:

General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Sleep Center Manager the Registered Sleep Technologist performs evaluation, testing and treatment of sleep disorders including in-center and out-of-center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and patient education. The Registered Sleep Technologist adjusts or modifies diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities within well-defined procedures. Works in patient care settings requiring exposure to unpleasant condition, biological hazards as well as high stress situations and utilizes a wide variety of equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Prepares and calibrate equipment used for sleep testing.
2 Performs appropriate equipment and biological calibrations.
3 Performs sleep study acquisition process, archives data, ensures completion of all forms and questionnaires and provides detailed documentation of routine observation during the polysomnography study.
4 Provides appropriate intervention to assure patient safety.
5 Provides appropriate therapeutic intervention for treatment, including but not limited to, CPAP, BiPAP, AutoSv, and oxygen administration.
6 Demonstrate proficiency in sleep stage identification and scoring using accepted AASM guidelines and Sleep Center guidelines/policies.
7 Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform portable monitoring equipment preparation (Home Sleep Study) and data download.
8 Performs patient education and instruction for out of center sleep testing.
9 Collaborates with the physician to assure proper testing and therapeutic intervention.
10 Provides quality care consistent with appropriate policies and procedures, quality assessment program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
11 Responds and interacts with hospital departments by providing appropriate information.
12 Complies with laws, regulations and standards regarding safety and infection control issues.
13 Follows HIPPA policies to maintain the privacy and security of patient information.

 

Required Skills

 

Associates Degree required

 

1-2 Years Experience.

 

Registered Sleep Technologist

There may be opportunity's to work at other WellSpan Sleep Center's.

There may be an opportunity to train the right candidate who expresses an interest in sleep disorder testing and has a health degree background.

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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