OverviewIn 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.We're proud to share that St. Michael Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington (https://engage.yourchi.org/OTM4LUhESC01NTIAAAGF5aeunntWzMKY7bZ8ech9MYx18FyGSvJ-1mzaPS0Jl93cdMgM2zN97f1TM2TwxqrFnlEbg=) state by U.S. News & World Report.While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!ResponsibilitiesJOB SUMMARYPerforms diagnostic sleep procedures for patients as ordered by a physician, and in accordance with established protocols, standards and practices. Work includes; 1) laboratory set-up, 2) patient preparation 3) performing, observing and evaluating daytime and overnight polysomnograms, 2) scoring sleep staging 3) assisting in the tabulation of data from scored records, and 4) monitoring and checking equipment for possible changes/adjustments as necessary during the study.Work is performed under the supervision of the Sleep Lab Manager and requires thorough knowledge of the function and safe operation of equipment used to monitor and record breathing (airflow/effort), electroencephalograms (brain waves), electrocardiograms (heart rate and rhythm), electromyograms (muscle activity), and pulse oximetry (blood oxygenation / saturation).Incumbents are also accountable for maintaining their skills and knowledge by participating in conferences, technical meetings, and other educational activities as required by their certification of registration and participating in departmental quality assurance programs within the scope of hospital-wide program.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs, observes, and records daytime and overnight sleep/EEG procedures under supervision of Sleep Lab Manager.
Scores sleep study results and generates reports for interpretation by physician.
Completes all required documentation in accordance with department protocol.
Maintains laboratory with supplies and keeps equipment in clean operating condition.
QualificationsEducation/Work Experience RequirementsSuccessful completion of an American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) accepted educational program leading to an Associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography.ORSuccessful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than one year duration associated with a state licensed and /or nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities required.Licensure/Certification
Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).
Current healthcare provider BLS certification required.
Pay Range$32.08 - $48.83 /hourWe are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Full-time