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Polysomnographic Tech - Sleep Tech

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Care Site Description

 

 

St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health — and hope — to our patients.

Fast Facts about St. Mary's and Grand Junction

  • Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
  • Awe-inspring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, biking or skiing on the Grand Mesa
  • Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
  • A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
  • The heart of Colorado's wine country
  • Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
  • Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians
  • 346 beds (310 are staffed)

Services & Expertise

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services
  • CareFlight
  • Center for Brain & Spine Surgery
  • Emergency Services
  • Family Medicine Residency
  • Level II Trauma Center with Pediatric Commitment
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Orthopedics & Spine Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Regional Blood Center
  • Regional Cancer Center
  • Surgical Specialties incl. minimally invasive & robotics
  • Women's Health & Childbirth Services

For hospital information, Visit: www.stmarygj.org

For information on our community, Visit: www.visitgrandjunction.com


Description

Assures accurate data acquisition for diagnostic evaluation of patients scheduled for sleep studies.

Consider all available options, makes appropriate age specific (neo, peds, adolescent, adult, geriatric) recommendations.

Monitors sleep study patient’ comfort and alleviates anxiety during procedures.

Utilizes knowledge of polysomnographic equipment to produce accurate and thorough test results.

Evaluates on-going sleep study and determines if additional monitoring is required.

Assists other polysomnographic techs in developing job skills and enhancing performance.

Monitors sleep lab  testing supplies and completes supply requisitions as needed.

Regularly updates knowledge of sleep lab techniques, guidelines and regulations.

Communicates all pertinent information regarding patient’s progress and needs to the appropriate individuals. Proficient at scoring polysomnogram recordings and generating reports for physician review.

Completes accurate and timely documentation of all patient care delivered with all required information including patient condition and response following departmental standards.

Identifies patient needs for education and provides patient teaching when applicable through clear and tactful communication with patients and their caregivers.

Assemblessleep lab equipment, establishes proficiency in all electrode application techniques, performs verification tests and appropriately documents equipment readiness and work accomplished.

Responds to all task or performance related questions patiently and thoroughly, providing context as well as direction.


Qualifications

Education: 2 years (i.e. Associate Degree) beyond HS

 

Experience: Greater than 2 years

License / Certification / Registration: Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG-Electroencephalography
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Night Shift
Job Posting: 11/23/2016 11:04:30 PM
FTE: 0.9
Job Number: 16006964
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