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Registered Polysomnographic Tech, RPSGT (PRN/Nights)

Job Description


Job ID: 1220378
Employment Status: PRN
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital offers full inpatient services, including 24-hour physician-staffed emergency, pediatric, obstetric and intensive-care coverage. The hospital also has a Siteman Cancer Center location on campus.

 

At Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, every decision is made in the best interest of patients and families. The Sleep and Breathing Lab provides outpatient services and is accredited by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine.


Overview


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.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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
    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, 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