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Polysomnographic Technologist - Sleep Center

Job ID: 52040
Location: Sedro Woolley, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Polysomnographic Technologist - Sleep Center for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.0001 FTE, Variable position. Hourly compensation is $27.88 – $44.22; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience.

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Sedro-Woolley, WA, the “Gateway to the North Cascades,” is a wonderful blend of incredible scenery, endless outdoor recreation and small-town living! Stroll through historic downtown to see life-size chainsaw art sculptures carved from cedar logs at the annual Loggerodeo. The seasonal Farmers Market offers some of Skagit County's freshest produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, handcrafted goods and snacks, and Riverfront Park offers picnicking and boating beside the Skagit River. There are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, scenic drives and horseback riding. Both Sedro-Woolley and neighboring Burlington, WA (known as “The Hub of Skagit County”) offer many Arts, Culture, Entertainment and retail opportunities, including the famous Skagit Tulip Festival. Finally, if you want to visit a bigger city, Sedro-Woolley is a quick 20-minute drive to Bellingham, a 90-minute drive to Seattle, WA and a 90-minute drive to Vancouver, British Columbia. 

A 25-bed critical access hospital, PeaceHealth United General Medical Center offers advanced treatment options and short hospital stays. Comprehensive cancer care is provided at PeaceHealth United General's Cancer Center and a variety of surgical procedures is available at the Surgery & Orthopedics Center. Primary and specialty care is provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group. 

Works under the general supervision of the clinical director (M.D., D.O., or PhD) or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education. A Polysomnographic Technologist can perform the duties defined for a Polysomnographic Technician and may provide oversight of other staff.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet the patient specific needs (Physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history), and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
  • Respond to study participant’s procedural-related inquires by providing appropriate information to testing procedure.
  • Document routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
  • Administers bedtime, morning, and quality assurance questionnaires to aid in patient evaluation.
  • Performs equipment set up, calibration, and patient hookup in a timely and efficient manner and according to department procedures.
  • Oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions. Recognize sleep/wake stages and events by applying professionally accepted guidelines Demonstrate the ability to analyze complex situations and apply policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Associates degree in related health sciences preferred.
  • Experience Polysomnographic Technologist – high level of sleep disorder work experience.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • RPSGT (BRPT), RRT-SDS, CRT-SDS (NBRC), RST (AASM) certification OR
  • RRT/CRT (NBRC) and must obtain RPSGT (BRPT), SDS (NBRC) or RST (AASM) certification within 24 months of date of hire.

OTHER SKILLS:

Experience in clinical interaction with patients, co-workers and medical staff which demonstrates the following skills:

    • Ability to maintain composure with multiple workloads and demands due to the patient’s condition and difficult testing environment.
    • Extremely vigilant and detailed orientated.
    • Ability work alone and independently but able to maintain department protocols.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

 For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Purneet, [email protected]

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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