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Polysomnography Technologist - Registered (PRN)

Company: Olathe Health
Location: Olathe
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: The RPSGT works under the general supervision of the Sleep Center Medical Director to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. The RPSGT performs diagnostic polysomnograms (sleep studies) in accordance with standards established by The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Examples are full diagnostic polysomnograms, polysomnograms with appropriate montage derivations, multiple sleep latency tests and maintenance of wakefulness tests. Therapeutic modalities for sleep disorders applied during the course of a study include oxygen, CPAP, bi-level pressure, and oral devices to evaluate optimal treatment for each individual patient. CPAP/BIPAP desensitization will also be performed. Additional neurologic evaluations during sleep may be performed as requested. RPSGTs are expected to have mastered standardized study scoring and reporting methodology subject to validation by the Center Supervisor. Furthermore, a firm understanding of policies and procedures and performance improvement projects as well as functions of daily lab operations are expected should the Supervisor be absent. The RPSGT may also be called upon to meet with other medical professionals or the public as a part of our continuing education responsibility. Minimum Requirements: --- Completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Education Program and/or completion of an accredited Polysomnography Technologist Education Program - --- Ability to multi-task and prioritize, organizational, verbal communication and Computer systems --- Healthcare Provider CPR - (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) required within 7 days from date of hire --- Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) by The Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) - Preference is RPSGT credential. Other acceptable credentials include NBRC credentialed CRT-SDS or RRT-SDS - required upon hire Key Responsibilities: --- Accurately enters appropriate charge data in accordance with Departmental procedure. --- Consistently verifies correct identity of patients. --- Communicates with referral sources, patients and co-workers to provide an efficient, customer-friendly scheduling and testing environment. --- Approaches work in a manner that makes quality improvement a part of every activity. Benefits Highlights: --- Medical/Vision/Dental - --- 403b Retirement Plan with 3% company match --- 5 days of Paid Parental/Adoption Leave --- $5k in Adoption Assistance per child --- Paid Sick Leave --- Accrued PTO --- Life Insurance --- Employee Assistance Program --- Voluntary Benefits, including: Life, Accidental Death or Dismemberment, Critical Illness, Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability, Hospital Indemnity, Pet, Identity Theft and Legal Insurance --- Reduced cafeteria rates (OMC location only) Disclosure: Benefits eligibility may vary based on position. Why Top Talent Join Olathe Health? Our mission is to help people through healing, health and happiness. Top performers want to be a part of something special---something with a purpose. We want the best and brightest health care professionals who are focused on providing compassionate, personalized care. And we are committed to continue to give our associates growth and developmental opportunities while providing a safe, inclusive and welcoming work environment to do their best work. We all strive to help each other as a team to deliver the best patient care possible. At Olathe Health, we believe that if we take care of our people, they will take care of everything else. From our modest beginnings with a 30-bed hospital in 1953 to a dynamic, regional health system with more than 2,400 associates today, Olathe Health continues to grow to meet the needs of our patients and the community. The system consists of Olathe Medical Center, Inc. (OMCI), Miami County Medical Center, Inc. (MCMC), and Olathe Health Physicians, Inc. (OHPI), a large physician corporation with 38 locations. The system offers a wide range of services and specialties for individuals in all stages of life, from primary care, pediatrics and maternity care to specialties, including oncology, surgery, orthopedics, spine, cardiology, home health and hospice. - Several of our most recent honors as a system include: --- Fortune/IBM Watson Health named OMC one of the 2021 Top 100 Hospitals. --- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded OMC and MCMC four-star ratings in 2021. --- One of Ingram Magazine's "2020 Best Companies to Work for" (large employer category) and one of the "Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses" (according to nurse.org). - Great things are happening at Olathe Health and we would love for YOU to join our team today! EEO Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet -

Keywords: Olathe Health, Olathe , Polysomnography Technologist - Registered (PRN), Other , Olathe, Kansas

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