Sleep Technologist - Full-Time
Company: Springhill Medical Center
Posted on: November 19, 2023
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Springhill Medical Center is a full service hospital serving
southwest Alabama. Our surgical services include outpatient,
inpatient, open-heart and robotic surgery. The hospital is equipped
with the latest diagnostic equipment, meaning doctors have advanced
technology to help them quickly determine a patient's health
problem. Springhill's unique heart center offers state-of-the-art
services all under one roof. The campus is also home to primary
care physicians, a senior residence, sleep center, cancer center,
orthopaedic surgery center, wound care & hyperbaric center, and an
emergency department staffed by all board-certified emergency
+ We are a drug free facility. Passing a pre-employment drug
screening is required.
+ All employees are required to be vaccinated or provide a valid
medical or religious exemption.
+ Validation of a high school diploma or equivalent required.
+ Must be a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPsgT).
+ Must have CPR certification.
+ Minimum of one year as a Sleep Technologist.
+ Perform nighttime and daytime sleep studies including NPSG, CPAP
titration, MSLT and MWT as specified in Sleep Lab protocols.
+ Perform appropriate physiological calibrations to ensure proper
signals and make appropriate adjustments.
+ Perform data acquisition while monitoring studies to ensure
signals are free of artifact and to document, identify and correct
any such artifacts.
+ Document routine observations during sleep studies including
changes in procedure, clinical events sleep stages and other events
in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of sleep
+ Perform operational checks prior to initiating sleep studies to
ensure all equipment is working safely and adequately.
+ Attach all electrodes and transduces to patients prior to sleep
+ Score sleep/wake stages and sleep-related events (respiratory
events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc.) using AASM
standards. Present all scoring to Clinical Director the morning
after the sleep study for review.
+ Implement appropriate interventions such as O2 therapy or PAP
therapy according to Laboratory Policy and Procedures
+ Perform positive airway pressure interface fitting and
+ Clean all non-disposable electrodes and transducers after sleep
studies are performed.
+ Comply with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and
standards related to safety and infection control issues.
+ Recognize and respond to cardiac emergencies during sleep
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
+ Demonstrated computer skills
+ Ability to work with minimal supervision
+ Demonstrated critical thinking, ability to analyze complex
+ Ability to initiate appropriate therapeutic interventions
according to protocol
+ Ability to troubleshoot laboratory equipment
+ Ability to maintain accurate records
+ Analytical and organizational skill
+ Ability to work as a member of a team
+ Good to excellent verbal and communication skills
+ Ability to set up and monitor two to three patients
+ Ability to demonstrate adherence to cleaning and disinfection
Job ID: 2022-2005
Shift 2: Nights
External Company URL: https://www.springhillmedicalcenter.com/
Street: 3719 Dauphin St
Keywords: Springhill Medical Center, Mobile , Sleep Technologist - Full-Time, Other , Mobile, Alabama
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