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Polysomnographic Technologist

Company: Net2Source
Location: Jackson
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

N2S Healthcare is America's fastest growing and one of the most respected health care staffing and workforce solutions organization, we are the recognized as a leader in nursing, physician and allied staffing. We provide best in class career opportunities with our clients who are evolving, have a great culture and amazing opportunities within the Healthcare Industry.

Job Description:


  • Performs recordings of electrical impulses related to different physiological structures. This requires the knowledge and skills necessary to: Apply suitable monitoring devices in predetermined measured locations, to obtain required recordings of physiological activity from the brain (EEG), heart (ECG), eyes (EOG), chin/leg (EMG), oxygen saturating (SaO2), upper-air resistance (UARS) respiratory effort and airflow; all using proper electrodes and gauges.
  • Operate a variety of equipment to obtain required recordings such as but not limited to: computerized sleep recording system, home sleep test, oximeters, oxygen concentrators, machines, performance microcomputers, transcutaneous CO2 monitors (TCCO2), and video equipment, Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) machines including but not limited to CPAP, Bil evel, Auto titrating and noninvasive ventilation systems.Obtain high quality Clinical Polysomnographic Recordings (CPSGs) by monitoring patients, equipment function and recording physiological signals. Recognizes irregularities in data, including artifacts, determines the problem source and corrects it.
  • Records high quality Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLTs) during the day at two-hour intervals or according to the doctors specifications, and does performance batteries on research subjects which may include memory tasks, divided attention tasks, vigilance, MMPI testing, breathalyzer and other computerized tasks.
  • Uses the remote controlled CPAP/BiPAP units to find the therapeutic pressure that optimizes the patient's oxygen saturation level, minimizes their respiratory effort, and reduces their arousals.
  • Administers supplemental oxygen to patients according to laboratory protocol or with physician's order.
  • Administers specific research medications, at specific times to research Subjects.
  • Has knowledge of rules for scoring sleep stages according to the AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Related Events, MSLTs (Carskadon et. Al.), arousals (ASDA), movements during sleep including but not limited to PLMs and respiratory events. Can score "reliably" by *** Sleep Disorders Center standards.
  • Sets up patients on CPAP/BiPAP devices, which includes fitting patients with proper sized masks and explaining proper usage.
  • For research purposes, collects urine samples from Subjects and Patients, as needed.
  • The sleep technologist should be familiar and trained in the proper emergency procedures, including nighttime situations.
  • Administers psychometric tests.
  • Assist patients and research subjects in completing necessary forms, explaining testing procedures and ensuring their comfort and safety in the sleep laboratory.
  • Performs related clerical tasks such as data entry, answering phones, reading pertinent patient chart information, filing reports, logging and boxing sleep records for transport to storage and other similar tasks.
  • Learns functions of polysomnographic technology by group and or individual teaching, observations, assigned reading, and practical applications. Responsibilities also include becoming familiar with research protocols and goals thereby ensuring continuity in the research studies among research subjects.


    Skills:


    • Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the *** Customer Service Policy and summarized below:
    • Communication Ownership
    • Understanding Motivation
    • Sensitivity Excellence
    • Teamwork Respect


      About N2S Healthcare, Inc.
      At N2S Healthcare, we believe everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit inwith an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand outwith opportunities to have a strategic impact and innovate.
      Why work with us - At N2S Healthcare, we believe everyone has an opportunity to lead. We see the importance of your perspective and your ability to create value. We want you to fit inwith an inclusive culture, focus on work-life fit and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand outwith opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take necessary steps to make your mark. We help clients with new skilling, talent strategy, leadership development, employee experience, transformational change management and beyond.
      take necessary steps to make your mark. We help clients with new skilling, talent strategy, leadership development, employee experience, transformational change management and beyond.
      Want to read more about N2S Healthcare? Visit us at https://n2shc.com/

      Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
      N2S Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive, and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law

      Regards
      Asiya Tabassum
      HR Healthcare Recruiter
      Cell: (201) -795-1334- Email:asiya@n2shc.com

Keywords: Net2Source, Ann Arbor , Polysomnographic Technologist, Other , Jackson, Michigan

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