Sleep Technologist

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, DC Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis caring for the whole personMedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. MedStar Georgetowns centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetowns healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. General Summary of Position: Responsible for the preparation of the patient, the conducting of Polysomnograms (PSG), Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) titrations, Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests (MWT), as well as collection of information pertinent to the interpretation of tests, patient care, and patient education. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Qualifications: HS graduate. Successful completion of a CAAHEP accredited PSG educational program, or an Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program preferred. Registration by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists in Polysomnography. Must have CPR/BLS Certification. Must hold a license in good standing as a Polysomnographic Technologist in the District of Columbia as defined by the Health Professional Licensing Administration. Two years experience at the Technician level or the equivalent. Must be able to follow detailed instructions on all procedures. Able to establish good rapport with patients, public and the staff. Has sound independent judgment and initiative. Must have sound clinical judgment and equipment troubleshooting skills. About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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