Polysomnography Technician PRN
Location:
Denver , Colorado
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
03216-62705
Rose Medical Center, a HealthONE hospital, has been recognized as a Magnet® designated hospital , a rare achievement that distinguishes organizations like Rose that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. Rose also has been recognized for the tenth time as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health , a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. Rose has been named a " Top Performer on Key Quality Measures " by The Joint Commission in recognition of our exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, pneumonia and surgery. Rose received the prestigious Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence in 2017 in recognition of our dedication to safety and quality outcomes as well as receiving Healthgrades' Outstanding Patient Experience Award for two years straight. In addition, Rose has earned Straight As from the Leapfrog Group recognizing patient safety since the program began.
Rose has also been named as the "Top Baby Hospital in Denver" by 5280 Magazine, "Best Birthing Center" by Colorado Parent Magazine, one of the "Top 8 Places To Give Birth in the Nation" by Fit Pregnancy magazine, and Rose has more "Top Doctors" as recognized in 5280 Magazine than any other hospital in the area.
  1. Position Summary:
Performs all modalities of polysomnograms on various age groups. Performs multiple sleep latency tests. Ability to identify cardiac rhythm anomalies. Ability to administer CPAP and BIPAP therapies. Administers oxygen using various mechanisms. May have the ability to score Polysomnograms and multiple latency tests. Possesses the ability to evaluate various sleep disorders.

Equipment listing :
  1. Polysomnogram - either analog or digital polysomnograms.
  2. Oximeters for recording S P O2
  3. EtCO2 monitors
  4. Video monitors equipment
  5. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machines for treating sleep apnea.
  6. Bi-level Positive Airway pressure machines for treating sleep apnea and nocturnal respiratory disorders.
  7. Oxygen flow meters for the administration of oxygen.

Qualifications:
  1. Position Requirements:

  1. Education: Bachelor's Degree Preferred.
  2. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current BLS certification through American Heart Association.
  3. Required Education and Training: None
  4. Recommended Education and Training: Basic arrhythmia recognition course.
  5. Experience: Experience with people having sleep disorders.
  6. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Skills in medical and surgical therapies for respiratory, cardiac, neurology, and urology. Knowledge of patient care for individuals with sleep, respiratory, and neurological disorders. Knowledge of oxygen delivery mechanisms. Ability to use CPAP and BIPAP therapies. Ability to read, write and speak English.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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