PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation CAD
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.
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
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.
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
Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate (Required)
Days of the Week:
Friday, Thursday, Wednesday
Number of Openings:
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.