Polysomnographic Tech II

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Sleep Lab
Category: Radiology/Imaging Svcs
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 815436
Posted On: 2/8/2024

Position Summary

The Polysomnographic (PSG)/Sleep Technologist II has passed examination by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) and proven competence to obtain credentials in polysomnography/sleep technology (RPSGT). The PSG/Sleep Technologist II provides findings, results, and a descriptive analysis according to facility policy and procedures. The PSG/Sleep Technologist II provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders involving all aspects of polysomnography testing, including diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient care, and patient education. The PSG/Sleep Technologist II works independently performing their principle duties and responsibilities and can provide supervision of the PSG/Sleep Technologist I. Technologist will support Tech I supervision, employee orientation, and precept students. Strong well developed communication skills are essential for this position.

Position Duties

  1. The Polysomnographic/Sleep Technologist II performs procedures appropriate to the competence and credentials of a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).
  2. Maintains continuing education and competencies; acquires new competencies relative to industry standards in Sleep Medicine and sleep studies as an RPSGT.
  3. Participates in mentoring, demonstrating, and tutoring Tech I and students
  4. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Graduation from anABRET Neurodiagnostic Credentialing and Accreditation (ABRET) or American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) accredited Neurodiagnostic (END) Program with an add-on track in PSG, a accredited Polysomnographic Technologist Program, or a Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care Polysomnographic Certificate Program, or a High school diploma.
Preferred
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two (2) years experience in the performance of PSG studies in a patient care environment.
Required
2. Pediatric polysomnography experience.
Preferred
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Credential in polysomnography (RPSGT) from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).
Required
2. Current BLS certificated from American Heart Association
Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing - Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Frequently
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking - Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking - Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Occasionally
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
29. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
30. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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