Polysomnography Tech 3
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: January 7, 2022
The Polysomnography Tech 3 coordinates the daily operations of the
Sleep Laboratory. Within this framework, responsible for monitoring
and accessing Sleep Lab quality, policies and procedures, staff and
equipment performance. Communicates and educates patients and
families regarding sleep disorders and treatments. Consults with
referring physicians regarding patient results.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs polysomnographic studies in a clinical setting, including
oxygen and nasal continuous positive airway pressure
Scores studies and formulates reports for physician interpretation.
Documents all pertinent patient events according to department
Communicates instructions, results, and relative information to
patients, physicians, and family members.
Calibrates and performs routine and troubleshooting maintenance on
equipment, contacting manufacturers for repairs as needed. Notifies
proper personnel for equipment problems. Cleans all equipment
ensuring infection control.
Consults regularly with the Medical Director regarding patient
Maintains standards for completeness of Continuous Quality
Improvement and Quality Control measurements.
Orients and trains new Sleep Lab employees.
Establishes and implements performance improvements including
education and staff development.
Communicates concerns and/or problems with possible solutions to
the Department Manager or Director.
Maintains a current and complete Policy and Procedure Manual.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Advanced understanding of Polysomnographic Care modalities,
therapies, equipment and medications.
Must be able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both orally and in
Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to follow established safety, infection control, and
isolation procedures at all times.
Able to balance multiple demands and respond to time
Ability to maintain and troubleshoot audio and video equipment.
Advanced computer skills, including but not limited to: typing,
information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held
scanning and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the
- EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Polysomnography Tech (POLYTECH)
Facility /Location: Scott & White Hospital Round Rock
Department / Shift / Schedule:- Sleep Lab - PRN Shift Days
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