Polysomnographic Tech

Employer
Valley Health
Location
Winchester, VA
Posted
Oct 04, 2021
Closes
Oct 18, 2021
Ref
147339810
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Who We AreValley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.What You Will Do:Board Certified Polysomnographic Technologists work under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager and provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center and home sleep apnea testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. Including, Polysomnograms, Split- PSG/CPAP studies, CPAP titration studies, Bi-pap, ambulatory studies to include, reflecting sympathetic nervous system activation, wake/sleep detection, REM/Deep/Light sleep stages (true sleep time), monitoring body position as well as snoring. Technologists will accurately monitor Apnea/Hypopnea index, Oxygen desaturation and Respiratory index and provide the highest level of patient care with direct emergent intervention as needed.What You Will Bring:EducationMinimum AS or R. PSG T. in Sleep Diagnostics with Board Registration requiredExperienceExtensive knowledge in Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics as it relates to sleep staging requiredCertification & LicensuresBoard Certification and VA licensure requiredRPSGT (Registered Polysomnographic Technologist- BRPT) requiredBLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart "A< oeHealthcare Provider' (HCP) - AHA approved required *Must be Board Certified holding credentials in sleep as well as maintain licensure when providing direct patient care during diagnostic studies.Licensure:Department of Health ProfessionsBoard of Medicine: License to Practice as a Polysomnographic TechnologistCommonwealth of Virginia9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300Henrico, VA 23233-1463hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.QualificationsExtensive knowledge in Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics as it relates to sleep stagingAbility to orient and train technologists, and affiliate students requiredAbility to conducts in-services and provide technical assistance requiredDemonstrates the ability to follow verbal instructions requiredDemonstrates the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing requiredWhat You Will Get:Competitive salaryFlexible schedulingOnsite Childcare (available at some locations)Health InsurancePaid Time OffWellness ProgramTuition AssistanceRetirement PlanLife Insurance*some benefits are subject to change due to job statusWe celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.EOECriminal Background ChecksVA State Police3rd party Background CheckFLSA ClassificationNon-exemptGrade114Physical Demands17 A Medical Technician/Other Technicians/AssistantsINDD2