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Polysomnography Technician 3

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 3, 2024

Job Description:

Inova Benefits and Perks:


  • Health, Vision, & Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • NEW! 4 weeks PAID PARENTAL LEAVE
  • Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
  • Competitive Pay: Based on experience
  • Paid Time Off: Begin accruing PTO hours on your first day of work
  • Supplemental Plans: Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, movie tickets, local offerings, and much more!

    Polysomnography Technician 3
    Inova Health System's Alexandria Hospital is looking for a Polysomnography Technician 3 to join our Sleep Team. This role is full-time, 5 (8 hours) or 4 (10 hours) DAY shifts.
    Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the organization and Hospital, recognized for excellence and innovation, and where we create an environment of respect and growth, where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
    Responsibilities:

    • Orders appropriate supplies, performs routine maintenance, detects equipment malfunctions, troubleshoots, makes minor repairs, and reports major problems to the appropriate hospital personnel according to department policy.
    • Keeps work area in a clean and orderly fashion. Keeps equipment clean and in proper working order according to department guidelines.
    • Practices good time management, keeps authorized breaks within accepted policy, and maintains levels of productivity established for the department.
    • Consistently arrives for work and meetings on time and completes assigned duties ahead of deadlines. Adjusts pace of work to compensate for delays caused by others. Consistently completes all tasks in a timely manner and in accordance with established departmental policies.
    • Consistently applies electrodes and other recording devices, checks impedance, and ensures accurate patient recordings according to established policies and/or evidenced by no request for data clarification or physician inquiry for additional information or clarification due to poor quality tracing or technician error.
    • Provides and documents complete and accurate patient medical history, patient/machine calibrations, tech notes, and clinical events pertinent to each procedure according to established department procedures. Provides the appropriate recording montage necessary for the case under study.
    • Obtains a high-quality recording by recognizing artifacts and taking immediate steps necessary to eliminate them.
    • Consistently recognizes sleep stages, seizure activity, EEG/EKG waveforms, and apneic events. Accurately tabulates all records and appropriately adjusts CPAP pressure according to departmental policy.

      Requirements:

      • Hours: full-time, 5 (8 hours) or 4 (10 hours) DAY shifts
      • Location: Inova Alexandria Hospital
      • Education: High School graduate; Documented completion of Advanced Polysomnography workshops, courses, seminars and/or comparable experience in a EEG/Respiratory/OR monitoring and/or sleep disorders laboratory
      • Experience: 2-3 years of prior work experience in sleep disorder testing. Additional work experience in scoring of sleep test and CPAP applications. Experience conducting EEG/sleep training seminars and quality control procedures.
      • Certifications: BLS, CPR and Heart Saver certifications from the AHA required. Registered R.PSGT

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Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Polysomnography Technician 3, Professions , Alexandria, Virginia

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