Registered Sleep Technologist

Gettysburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: D55590

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

This is mainly a night shift position. There are occasional opportunity's for day shift.

It will be 10 hour shifts, may involve weekends and holidays. There may be opportunity's to work at other WellSpan Sleep Center's.

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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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.

Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)