Registered Polysonographer (Sleep Tech)

Post Date

Dec 13, 2023

Location

Cincinnati,
Ohio

ZIP/Postal Code

45219
US
Jul 23, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Contract-to-perm

Category

Imaging Technician (Healthcare)

Req #

IMW-670061

Pay Rate

$42 - $62 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

The primary purpose of this position is to acquire artifact free polysomnographic recordings that can be interpreted by a physician. This technologist also will educate patients on possible disorders and treatments. This technologist will compile a report after each study is completed that summarizes the sequence of events during the sleep study. The technologist will intervene during the recording if needed, to correct technical problems or if the patient is in need.



Responsibilities



Engages in population appropriate communication.

Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.

Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.

Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.

Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.

Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately.

Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.

Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely.

Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.

Greet patients in a warm and friendly manner.

Educate patients on possible diagnosis and treatments.

Perform an accurate hookup according to the International 10/20 system.

Obtain an artifact free polysomnographic recording.

Compile hourly charting that accurately reports the events of the night each hour.

Compile a report that summarizes the events of the night.

Ensure that all paperwork has been completed and has been scanned into EMR/EHR.

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Required Skills & Experience

Required registration by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologies (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and/or by the American Board of Sleep Medicine as a Registered Sleep Technologist (RST)

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

Level 1 trauma experience

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.