Sleep Technologist III
Location:
Palo Alto , California
Posted:
February 08, 2017
Reference:
1615779106

Adecco Engineering and Technical has a current job opportunity for
Sleep Technician

JOB REQUIREMENTS:


arizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
The Sleep Technologist III is responsible for laboratory set-up, patient hook-ups and performing and
evaluating overnight polysomnograms. Operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep and wake
physiology. Work as a team member to perform any and all of the tasks required of each shift. Task
sequence, methods, and procedures are set according to international standards guidelines and standards,
and Sleep Clinic policy and procedures. Maintain a schedule which includes either day, evening or night
shifts.
Essential Functions
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.
They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and
responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to
cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical
environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education
and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with
National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and
responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Accurately and safely inserts Pes according to Clinic policy and procedures.
Accurately and securely applies electrodes and sensors to patient, using universal standards, and according
to Clinic policy and procedures.
Adequately instructs patients regarding hook-up procedure and testing process.
Appropriately fits patient for nasal mask during titration tests.
Appropriately responds to patient care needs.
Conducts urine screen according to Hospital policy and procedure.
Correctly recognizes and eliminates artifact during data collection to meet quality standards.
Generates a comprehensive technologist report to reflect testing procedures, patient testing outcomes, and
environmental influences.
Performs CPAP and Bilevel titrations according to Sleep Clinic policy and procedures.
Performs data acquisition and collection procedures according to established protocols and procedures.
Provides comprehensive technologist notes, and logsheets during polysomnograhic testing procedures.
Provides medications to patients per physician orders and according to Hospital policy and procedures.


To be considered for this position please contact James Ratliff at (925) 349-0303 or at james.ratliff@adeccona.com.




Minimum Qualifications
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and
abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
License/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support
License/Certification: Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential
functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or
licensure/certification.
Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
Knowledge and competency in all aspects of Polysomnographic testing, procedures and utilization
Knowledge and understanding of common Sleep Disorders and utilization of electronic systems
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available
from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.




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