Bozeman Health REGISTERED SLEEP LAB TECH WITH RPSGT in Bozeman, Montana


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Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital








Night Shift


12-13 hour nights in Sleep Center

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POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for performing all aspects of sleep disorders testing. Refer to policy manual for specific instructions/guidelines. Follow established policies and procedures. Adhere to the standards of the job description and overall philosophy of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital. Perform a variety of standard protocols for sleep disorders testing. Including setting up and monitoring the patient over a ten to twelve hour period. Operate and troubleshoot sleep lab equipment. The technician is alone during the testing period and must be able to resolve most equipment problems without assistance. Incorporate cultural and age appropriate care into all aspects of communication and patient care. According to physician orders, administer therapies to patients. Deal with a variety of tasks and situations at the same time. Score and evaluate polysomnograms. Provide education and inservices for outreach accounts and groups or individuals interested in sleep disorders. Monitor and assist in maintaining sleep lab equipment. Perform other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive attitude as well as a calm environment throughout the department. Respiratory Services Staff Expectations: Regularly read and respond to BDH organizational Email. Communications from your supervisor, manager or HR must be responded to if required. Maintain a positive attitude and Commitment to Co-Workers as outlined in the Commitment to My Co-Workers pamphlet. You are responsible to be familiar with this document. If you need one ask your manager. Be timely and responsible in regards to clocking in and out in your area. Know the requirements for the area you are working in. If you do not, please ask. Attendance at all mandatory department meetings with the exception of previously planned and approved vacation time, sick leave or family emergency. Actively participate in the team you are on. Share your constructive ideas with co-workers, supervisors and Manager. Share your constructive ideas with co-workers, supervisors and Manager. Take ownership in helping to improve your work environment. Realize that the answer may not always be yes but that there is an equal expectation that your ideas are heard and considered. We are smarter and more efficient as a team. Hold each other and your supervisor and manager accountable. If one of your team commits to you and does not follow through, gently remind them. Know what is in your job description. Review this with your supervisor or manager at least once per year. Take a role in updating it so that we all know what is expected of us. If you do not know what is expected of you as it pertains to your job, talk with your co-workers, supervisor or manager. You are responsible to know what is expected of you, if you do not then ask. If you find yourself unable to participate on your team with a positive, constructive and helpful attitude, ask yourself; Is this the right fit for me? If you find you are unable to work to influence your environment in a positive proactive manner, do yourself and your team a favor and consider another path. Share this with your supervisor or manager; they are obligated to help you in this process. Completion of Mandatory Net Learning and department competencies on time. Individually responsible for renewal of all required certifications (CPR, ACLS etc.) as well as Licensure as required. Realize that required license and certifications if not renewed on time will result in your not being eligible for work. REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION Required: Graduate of an AMA approved school for respiratory care, or nursing. Registered respiratory therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care, or RN. RPSGT credential (Registered Polysomnographic Tech) Preferred: LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION Required: Maintains current Montana State license in Respiratory Care or Nursing. Current CPR Maintains current BRPT RPSGT credential Preferred: EXPERIENCE Required: Preferred: Minimum of 24 months experience in sleep disorder testing with routine EEG. Requires self-directed individual with ability to act independently under minimal supervision. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 60% Time Spent - Sets up and monitors sleep disorders tests. 20% Time Spent - Assists and educates patients in sleep disorder diagnosis, equipment and treatment. 10% Time Spent - May be required to scores and evaluates polysomnograms. 10% Time Spent - Acts as primary contact in providing physicians, patients and Outreach accounts with diagnostic information and consultation regarding all aspects of sleep disorders.