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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Registered Polysomnographer - Sleep Center in Mission Viejo, California

We are looking for a Registered Polysomnographer for the Sleep Center Department at Heritage Healthcare.

Location: Mission Viejo, CA

Work Schedule: On Call/ Per Diem

Shift: 8-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Manager, this position works independently and conducts polysomnographic testing. The PSGT safely operates sophisticated medical equipment used to record sleep/wake physiology, explains procedures, prepares patients and applies recording devices. Key responsibilities include monitoring polygraph recordings and audio/visual equipment to ensure patient safety, test quality, sleep/wake data and other physiological events.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs basic and complex polysomnographic procedures, such as baseline polysomnography, nasal CPAP/Bi-PAP titration and multiple sleep latency tests (MSLT) and ASV as defined in department policy and procedure.

  • Implements therapeutic procedures such as nasal CPAP and supplemental oxygen administration, and works with patients to ensure CPAP compliance.

  • Applies electrodes and recording devices as defined in departmental policy and procedures and ensure artifact-free recording.

  • Completes procedural and computer documentation as outlined in departmental policy/procedure and obtains/records an appropriate patient history.

  • Prepares entire test for physician interpretation, including stage scoring using Rechtschaffen & Kales criteria and pathology scoring standard guidelines as defined in department policy and procedure.

  • Prepares workplace for next studies by cleaning and maintaining equipment in a professional manner and making up beds with clean linens.

Skills:

  • Basic computer skills including Windows and an e-mail system.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Experience: 1 year experience as a polysomnographic technologist.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) in good standing with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).

  • California Polysomnographic License or Respiratory Care Practitioner License.

  • BLS certification.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Associate's Degree in Polysomnography.

Experience: 2 years experience as a polysomnographic technologist.

Licenses/Certifications: Membership in Association of Polysomnographic Technologist (APT) or American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

Mission Heritage Medical Group is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, Mission Heritage Medical Group has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values. Mission Heritage Medical Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Heritage Medical Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: Heritage Healthcare

Category: Polysomongraphy

Req ID: R336703

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