UofL Physicians

Registered Sleep Technician

US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
2017-2647
# of Openings
1
Category
Technicians
Department
Medicine - Pulmonary Sleep Medicine

Overview

JOB SUMMARY

Performs quality polysomnography testing within the Pediatric Sleep Medicine department and offers clinical sleep education to pediatric patients and their parents.

Responsibilities

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform nighttime PSG, PAP titrations (including AUTOSV and AVAP).
  • Assist with patient care and other duties within the sleep center.
  • Answer phones, schedule new and follow up patients in Centricity
  • Obtain lab and all ancillary test results, prior to patient visits
  • Mask fits for CPAP patients
  • Train patients on use of Actigraphy watches
  • Download Actigraphy watches
  • Download CPAP compliance reports
  • Schedule sleep studies as needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) certification.
  • Clinical Sleep Educator (CSE) certification.
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR).
  • Minimum 2 years' experience polysomnographic technologist (preferred).
  • Experience in Pediatric sleep clinics (preferred).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Sleep Medicine and Polysomnographic procedures.
  • Ability to assist patients in and out of bed if needed.
  • Proactive - anticipates and plans for problems before they arise
  • Service Excellence – responsive, informs constituents of process, pleasant to work with, educates and provides timely, accurate information
  • Organized – manages time effectively, keeps tasks appropriately prioritized
  • Flexible – ability to change directions as needed for the good of the department or organization
  • Critical Thinking – ability to think through issues and identify appropriate options
  • Work Ethics – motivated, diligent, industrious and persistent in the workplace, stays on tasks to completion, works at a fast pace to ensure optimal efficiency
  • Interpersonal – can build effective, strong working relationships with employees, colleagues, management and vendors through trust, communication, and credibility
  • Team – ability to work with others, serve others, help others, lead others, mentor others, take directions from others in the interest of moving process and programs forward to the desired outcome.
  • Emotional Intelligence – ability to not take issues personal, see the big picture in emotionally charged situations and respond in a mature, professional, composed manner
  • Self-Awareness – ability to reflect, understand limitations, and seek appropriate assistance and guidance
  • Judgment – exercises discretion and due diligence when making decisions and recommendations
  • Quality – is able to perform work in a neat, efficient, well-coordinated, well communicated manner with a high degree of accuracy and professionalism
  • Presentation – can speak in front of people to deliver necessary material or messaging

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Normal working conditions for a healthcare environment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Candidates upon hire will complete an electronic I-9 verification.
  • Only those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.
  • University of Louisville Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Current UofL Physicians employees must follow the UofL Physicians Internal Transfer Policy.

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