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Technologist, Polysomnographic Advanced

Primary Location Tualatin, Oregon Facility Tualatin Medical Offices Job Number 1217079 Date posted 09/05/2023
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Perform sleep studies, monitoring patients during all stages of sleep; trial therapeutic interventions and evaluate their effectiveness with all studies conducted at KPs Sleep Center.

Essential Functions:
- Measure and observe sleep and EEG dysfunctions by utilizing various monitors simultaneously in a safe and effective manner. This requires use of computerized sleep lab system.
- Utilizing protocols developed by Sleep Medical Directors and PSGTs, provide therapeutic interventions for observed sleep dysfunction, measure and evaluate the results of interventions and make necessary adjustments resulting in a prescription for durable medical equipment.
- Take a detailed sleep history from the patient and screen patients for appropriateness of testing. Participate in outpatient monthly sleep study reviews.
- Educate patients to testing and therapeutic procedures. Maintain an effective rapport with patient to facilitate patient compliance with procedures. Provide appropriate discharge instructions.
- Perform safe and correct operation of equipment. Provide required equipment maintenance. Exhibit comprehensive knowledge and skill in interfacing computer-based information system and patient monitoring systems.
- Maintain necessary quality and quantity control programs. Utilize a department specific quality assurance program in collaboration with the medical director and supervisor. Periodically review procedures and revise to reflect hanges in practice and standards.
- Process all data obtained from sleep studies and analyze data. Prepare standardized report for physician review.
- Monitor patients for all life-threatening events. Recognize and obtain medical assistance as required. Record and report all unusual occurrences. Maintain patient records and confidentiality per standard procedure. Perform other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:
- Two (2) years experience in a polysomnography lab.
- Two (2) years experience with diagnostic monitoring.
- N/A
License, Certification, Registration
- Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) AND Oregon Licensed Polysomnographic Technologist (LPSGT) OR Oregon Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (LRCP).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required upon hire/transfer.
Additional Requirements:
- Thorough knowledge of polysomnography.
- Polysomnography training.
- Comprehensive knowledge of computer applications for diagnostic testing.
- Computer operations.
- Operation of all monitoring systems utilized in sleep lab.
- Effective communication skills.
- Operation of medical gas systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Two (2) years of experience with computer-based diagnostic programs.
- Two (2) years of clinical patient experience.

- A.S. degree in health sciences.
- Advanced knowledge of cardiopulmonary physiology related to respiratory and sleep.
- Computer operations.

Primary Location: Oregon,Tualatin,Tualatin Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Shift: Night Workdays: Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 06:30 PM Working Hours End: 07:00 AM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W02|AFT|Local 5017 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Tualatin Medical Offices - Neurology-Sleep Laboratory - 1008 Pay Range: $31.08 - $35.01 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest