About the Role
WILL THIS HIRE NEED TO REPORT TO A SPECIFIC LOCATION?
Yes, they must report in-person to a specific location
United States of America
Certification by Board of Registered Poloysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist is preferred; may be obtained within 12 months of hire.
Must have current BLS upon hire.
Must be able to work independently since often alone with the sleeping patients
$15,000 Sign On
$1,000.00 Housing Allowance for twelve months upon relocation
Los Alamos Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and is an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). LAMC ) is a 47-bed acute care facility that provides medical services to the people of Los Alamos County and surrounding areas. Los Alamos is a place of ancient village sites, spectacular scenery, diverse wildlife and world-class cultural activities. Just 45 minutes from Santa Fe, a city with an international reputation for southwest culture, arts, and cuisine, Los Alamos has the dual benefit of small town living with close proximity to a diverse variety of cultural and entertainment possibilities.
Performs sleep study examinations in a professional manner; recorded clearly with appropriate montages and relevant technical information on each recording.
Applies suitable electrodes on predetermined measured positions on the patient’s head; performs impedance test to each electrode to check performance.
Calibrates and adjusts the Sleep instrument before each exam, and again at end of exam to demonstrate effects of filter and sensitivity changes made during exam.
Selects predetermined electrode combinations as well as special combinations required by the case under study. Recognizes tracing problems and makes needed adjustments. Uses activation techniques appropriate to individual tests.
Obtains standard recording, recognizes problems, and takes appropriate steps to eliminate them.
Performs scoring for sleep studies, including respirations and EMG scoring
Abstracts relevant information from the patient’s clinical record and obtain additional information by questioning. Records comments per hour for sleep studies.
Performs laboratory exams bedside and in the laboratory.
After each exam, cleans work station and prepares for next exam.
Maintains appropriate records, and keeps up with filing on daily basis.
Fills out and forwards charge slips for billing purposes as required.
Keeps Sleep Lab Director and Medical Director well informed of any issues or concerns in the sleep lab.
Performs follow up phone calls to patients.