Relief Sleep Technician III - Sleep Lab (0.001 FTE, Nights)
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0.001 FTE, 12 Hour Night Shift
At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
The Sleep Technologist III is responsible for laboratory set-up, patient hook-ups and performing and evaluating overnight polysomnograms. Operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep and wake physiology. Work as a team member to perform any and all of the tasks required of each shift. Task sequence, methods, and procedures are set according to international standards guidelines and standards, and Sleep Clinic policy and procedures. Maintain a schedule which includes either day, evening or night shifts.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.
Accurately and safely inserts Pes according to Clinic policy and procedures.
Accurately and securely applies electrodes and sensors to patient, using universal standards, and according to Clinic policy and procedures.
Adequately instructs patients regarding hook-up procedure and testing process.
Appropriately fits patient for nasal mask during titration tests.
Appropriately responds to patient care needs.
Conducts urine screen according to Hospital policy and procedure.
Correctly recognizes and eliminates artifact during data collection to meet quality standards.
Generates a comprehensive technologist report to reflect testing procedures, patient testing outcomes, and environmental influences.
Performs CPAP and Bi-level titrations according to Sleep Clinic policy and procedures.
Performs data acquisition and collection procedures according to established protocols and procedures.
Provides comprehensive technologist notes, and log-sheets during polysomnograhic testing procedures.
Provides medications to patients per physician orders and according to Hospital policy and procedures.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
License/Certification: Current American Heart Association (AHA) Certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions.
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.
Knowledge and competency in all aspects of Polysomnographic testing, procedures and utilization.
Knowledge and understanding of common Sleep Disorders and utilization of electronic systems.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Compensation is based on the level and requirements of the role.
Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, location, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.
Typically, new team members join at the minimum to mid salary range.
Minimum to Midpoint Range (1.0 FTE): $100,443.20 to $113,890.40
Equal Opportunity Employer