Polysomnographer Tech - Canton Potsdam Hospital at Rochester Regional Health

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Potsdam, New York





Job Description:

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU



At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.




SUMMARY



Within the scope of practice as a Registered Polysomnographer, and in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation requirements, the registered polysomnographer provides sleep disorders assessment, care planning and direct delivery of treatment utilizing professional AASM care processes in accordance with licensure and regulatory scope and standards, and established hospital policies, procedures and protocols. Adhere to the professional standards of the National Board for Respiratory Care, the New York State Education Department and Canton Potsdam Hospital.


Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.



STATUS: Full-time



LOCATION: Canton-Potsdam Hospital



DEPARTMENT: Respiratory



SCHEDULE: 12hr shifts, 7pm-7am



ATTRIBUTES



  • Required - NYS Licensure as an Authorized Polysomnographic Technologist or Respiratory Therapist with Registry by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.


  • Preferred: NYS Licensure as an Authorized Polysomnographic Technologist with Registry by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and a Graduate of an accredited bachelors degree or associate degree program in Respiratory Care or Polysomnography.



RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Perform and document sleep study scoring according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine standards of practice.


  • The ability to initiate and perform all polysomnographic recordings. Ability to perform a comprehensive patient assessment, identify patient needs and administer indicated/ ordered therapy in accordance with department policies and AASM standards of practice. Identifies and responds to patient conditions to achieve positive patient outcomes


  • Maintain quality records and suggest improvement opportunities.


  • Identify and respond to opportunities for education to patient, family, staff, and other health care providers.


  • Perform discharge planning and documentation to provide discharge instructions and maintain post-discharge continuity of care.


  • Assist Respiratory director and Sleep Lab assistant to ensure continuity of care for patients.





PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.



PAY RANGE: $33.71 - $50.01

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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