Polysomnographic Technologist II, Sleep Lab

Sutter Health in Patient Care

Job Description

Organization:

PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation CAD

Position Overview: 

Provides treatment, management, diagnostic testing, control, education, and care of patients with sleep and wake disorders. Analyzes, monitors, and records physiologic data during sleep and wakefulness to assist in the treatment of disorders, syndromes, and dysfunctions that are sleep-related, manifest during sleep, or disrupt normal sleep activities. Provides therapeutic and diagnostic use of oxygen, the use of positive airway pressure including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and bilevel modalities, adaptive servoventilation, and maintenance of nasal and oral airways that do not extend into the trachea.

Job Description:

EDUCATION

Graduate of an accredited polysomnographic education program.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

CPSGT-Certified Polysomnographic Technician or RPT-Registered Polysomnographic Technician OR RCP-Respiratory Care Practitioner

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

EXPERIENCE

2 years experience in a sleep lab focusing on diagnosis, treatment and management of sleep disorders.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of cardio respiratory function, sleep physiology and neurology.

Understanding of physics, medical electronics, in-depth medical terminology, with emphasis on pulmonology, neurology, and sleep related pharmacology; and psychological processes related to sleep/wake disturbances.

Basic computer skills are essential for record analysis.

Proven verbal and written skills.

Ability to perform Polysomnographic studies.

License/Certifications:

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider – American Heart Association, CPSGT-Certified Polysomnographic Technician – Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists, RCP-Respiratory Care Practitioner – California Department of Consumer Affairs, RPSGT-Registered Polysomnographic Technician – Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists

Education:

Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate (Required)

Job Shift:

Nights

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

12

Days of the Week:

Friday, Thursday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

Rotating Weekends

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

36

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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