Polysomnographic Tech

Job Description

Job ID: 1186837
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital has been bringing world-class health care to west St. Louis County since 1989. Conveniently located just west of I-270 and Olive, our campus is committed to offering a unique model that is a mix of private, academic, and BJC Medical Group physicians.

The Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital (BJWCH) Sleep/EEG Center is an 8 bed lab accredited member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Sleep Disorders affect more than 70 million Americans. At BJWCH, we provide excellent patient care and education. Overnight sleep testing is performed in a quiet, dark and safe environment with a focus on service excellence and technical quality by Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.


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Role Purpose

Provide therapeutic, diagnostic, and assessment-related responsibilities within the Sleep Lab department. Ensure quality clinical outcomes in sleep testing procedures performed throughout the Sleep Lab department, and assistance in education and competency of PSG technician trainees. Able to accurately and efficiently complete test analysis (scoring).


Responsibilities

  • Applies electrodes and sensors to patient. Prepares, calibrates, and maintains equipment. Performs positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fittings.
  • Performs sleep studies, initiates and maintains various modes of therapy.
  • Recognizes and manages various respiratory conditions.
  • Scores sleep and wake stages, scores clinical events.
  • Generates reports and transfers data to the appropriate media.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Cardiovascular Life Sup
  • Cert/Reg in Area of Expertise

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Psychology/related

     

    Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Nights - 12 hour shifts in clinical areas, may start at 5, 6, or 7 pm -
  • Holiday Rotation -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer