Sr. Polysomnographic Technician - West Penn - Full Time

Job ID: J124961
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: West Penn Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 3, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Performs all functions related to polysomnographic exams and multiple sleep latency testing to provide
comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders; assists with clinical and administrative oversight of polysomnographic technicians.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs all polysomnograms and MSLTs according to clinical practice guidelines, as well as departmental policy and procedures. (50%)
  • Provides patient education. (15%)
  • Organizes and prioritizes workload and scheduling of patient testing in an efficient and effective manner. (10%)
  • Assists with billing documentation and maintains department records according to departmental policy/procedure. (5%)
  • Oversees the proper calibration, quality control and analysis of all polysomnographic equipment. (10%)
  • Mentors polysomnographic techs and provides educational oversight. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Minimum 4 years’ sleep study testing experience.
  • Graduate of polysomnography course or completion of an approved sleep lab training program.
  • Current BCLS certification.

Preferred

  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy.
  • Basic EEG course.
  • RPSGT, CRT or RRT.
  • Computer experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience.

Compliance Requirement: As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.  
 
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements

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