The Polysomnography Technologist 3 coordinates the daily operations of the Sleep Laboratory. Within this framework, accountable for monitoring and accessing Sleep Lab quality, policies and procedures, staff and equipment performance. Communicates and educates patients and families regarding sleep disorders and treatments. Consults with referring physicians regarding patient results.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs polysomnographic studies in a clinical setting, including oxygen and nasal continuous positive airway pressure titrations.
Scores studies and formulates reports for physician interpretation. Documents all pertinent patient events according to department policy.
Communicates instructions, results and relative information to patients, physicians and family members.
Calibrates and performs routine and troubleshooting maintenance on equipment, contacting manufacturers for repairs as needed. Notifies proper personnel for equipment problems. Cleans all equipment ensuring infection control.
Consults regularly with the Medical Director regarding patient studies.
Maintains standards for completeness of Continuous Quality Improvement and Quality Control measurements.
Orients and trains new Sleep Lab employees.
Establishes and implements performance improvements including education and staff development.
Communicates concerns and/or problems with possible solutions to the Department Manager or Director.
Maintains a current and complete Policy and Procedure Manual.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Advanced knowledge of Polysomnographic Care modalities, therapies, equipment and medications.
Must be able to read, write and follow flow chart protocols as appropriate.
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both orally and in writing.
Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
Must have critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Ability to follow established safety, infection control, and isolation procedures at all times.
Able to proportion multiple demands and respond to time constraints.
Ability to maintain and troubleshoot audio and video equipment.
Advanced computer skills, including but not limited to data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, handheld scanning and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following.
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Associate's or 2 years of work experience above the minimum qualification
- EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Basic Life Support (BLS)
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!