UnityPoint Health

  • Polysomnography Technologist

    Requisition ID
    2018-50001
    Category
    Therapy
    Location
    US-IA-Fort Dodge
    Address
    802 Kenyon Rd
    Affiliate
    7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
    City
    Fort Dodge
    Department
    Neurodiagnostics
    State
    IA
    FTE
    0.9
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Monday - Friday 6:30pm - 6:30am
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge

    Polysomnography Technologist - Sleep Disorders Center

    FTE: .90 (Full-time, 36 hours per week)
    Shift: Monday - Friday 6:30pm-6:30am

    Responsibilities

    • Assumes responsibility for performing all types of neurodiagnostic testing for adolescent, young/middle/mature adult patients and sleep disorder testing procedures for adolescent, young/middle/mature adult patients
    • Evaluates patients’ and significant others’ educational needs and initiates and implements appropriate teaching or makes appropriate referrals.
    • Documents patient data thoroughly and accurately.
    • Communicates with other members of the healthcare team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.
    • Participates in unit operations demonstrating professional behaviors to include supporting goals of the unit and maintaining an awareness of resource utilization.
    • Participates in non-direct patient care activities including educational activities, quality improvement activities, standards development and review, hospital/unit committees and other related activities.
    • Demonstrates positive customer relations skills.
    • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Adheres to all unit and hospital policies and procedures.
    • Orders supplies according to unit needs.
    • Maintains orderly storage of supplies.
    • Performs duties following unit standards.
    • Provides “on-call” coverage on a rotational basis with other unit technicians assigned to area.
    • Adheres to strict confidentiality.
    • Adheres to established work schedule.
    • Participates in unit orientation as requested.

    Qualifications

    Education:      

    Diploma or degree in college level science field of polysomnography, electroneurodiagnostics or completion of degree and licensure in health care.

     

    Licensure:       

    Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technician or Registered Polysomnography Technician or registry eligible.

    Registration as Polysomnography Technician must be obtained within first year of employment.

     

    Experience:     

    Six months experience in Sleep Disorders Center preferred.

     

    Skills/Abilities:

    Ability to exercise good judgment, maintain good interpersonal relationships, adapt to change in a positive manner and think creatively. 

    Possesses integrity, initiative and flexibility. 

    Completion of Hospital and departmental orientation with related competencies completed. 

    Ability to organize work. 

    demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to infant, pediatric, young/middle/mature adult patients. 

     

    Certification/Course:  

    BLS required.  Refer to Job Description Addendum 

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