Sleep Tech - RRT/CRT
Additional Information About the Role
We are looking for a Polysomnographic Sleep tech to join our growing team at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital. A Respiratory Therapist, either CRT or RRT will also be considered for the role. This is a Full Time Nights schedule with 12 hour shifts.
***5,000 Sign - On Bonus****
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital offers highly specialized surgical and medical services in an intimate environment and is known for outstanding patient care. With 64 private patient rooms, 14 operating rooms and four intensive care unit rooms, the facility was designed to provide a comforting environment that is innovative, efficient and centered on the patient experience. The campus features a park-like setting with landscaping and a walking path that winds through the grounds and connects to Millennium Park.
The Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital (BJWCH) Sleep/EEG Center is an 8 bed lab accredited member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Sleep Disorders affect more than 70 million Americans. At BJWCH, we provide excellent patient care and education. Overnight sleep testing is performed in a quiet, dark and safe environment with a focus on service excellence and technical quality by Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.
Provide therapeutic, diagnostic, and assessment-related responsibilities within the Sleep Lab department. Ensure quality clinical outcomes in sleep testing procedures performed throughout the Sleep Lab department, and assistance in education and competency of PSG technician trainees. Able to accurately and efficiently complete test analysis (scoring).
ResponsibilitiesApplies electrodes and sensors to patient. Prepares, calibrates, and maintains equipment. Performs positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fittings.Performs sleep studies, initiates and maintains various modes of therapy.Recognizes and manages various respiratory conditions.Scores sleep and wake stages, scores clinical events.Generates reports and transfers data to the appropriate media.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED