HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Sleep Lab Technician (RPGST Required) PRN/Hours Vary in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Sleep Lab Tech (RPGST required) PRN/Hours Vary

Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth, NH

Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA, the nation's largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional Hospital serves the seacoast region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts and is also one of the area's largest employers. We are the only Level II Trauma Center on the seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire to earn this important distinction.

We are looking for an experienced Sleep Lab Tech/Registered Polysomnographic Technologist for a PRN position. The Sleep Lab Tech may be asked to cross-train to EEG. Our 2-bed Sleep Lab is open Monday-Friday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The RPGST will be working with an engaged Medical Director and the position offers additional education opportunities for the tech to work with patients needing complex care.

POSITION SUMMARY: Polysomnographic Technician (RPGST) will verify the medical order and protocol. Complete and verify documentation of patient information. Explain and orient the patient to the sleep center. Perform the basics of Polysomnographic testing and associated interventions under the direct supervision of clinical director or designee.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES : Apply all electrodes and sensors necessary to perform testing according to accepted published standards. Calibrate equipment and make any adjustments for proper functioning during recording. Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals. Perform routine mask fitting for CPAP intervention. Follow all procedural protocols specific to the laboratory. Assist patient in completing pre and post sleep questionnaire. Perform routine equipment care and maintenance and inventory evaluation. Maintain current BCLS certification.

STANDARD I Job Knowledge/Productivity Completes position responsibilities by following established guidelines & protocols within the appropriate time frame.

STANDARD II Communication/Interpersonal Skills Demonstrates good skills in all forms of communication. Works well with others in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation.

STANDARD III Education/Development/Initiative Maintains education and development appropriate for position.

STANDARD IV Hospital/Department Policies & Procedures Adheres to established hospital and department guidelines & protocols. Supports hospital mission, vision and values.

STANDARD V Position Specific Performance Criteria/Essential Job Functions Performs position specific job functions at an acceptable level.

EDUCATION Vocational / Technical  License / Certification

  • Completion of accredited Polysomnographic Technologist program* Registered Polysomnographic Technologist certification required  Other:

EXPERIENCE  1 - 3 years of experience preferred 

SKILLS Organizational Verbal Interpersonal Customer Relations Read/Comprehend written instructions Follow verbal instructions BLS ACLS (if doing stress echos) Computer (Specify) Meditech System

Title: Sleep Lab Technician (RPGST Required) PRN/Hours Vary

Location: New Hampshire-Portsmouth-Portsmouth Regional Hospital - Portsmouth

Requisition ID: 00147-6392