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Polysomnographic/Sleep Tech or Respiratory Therapist Full-Time Nights - Nampa

Company: Saint Alphonsus Health System
Location: Nampa
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Night ShiftDescription:At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.We are looking to add a Certified or Registered Polysomnographic Technician or Respiratory Therapist to our team in Nampa. This is a full-time benefited position working 36 hours per week (7p-7a scheduled days flexible); on occasion, our team members cover shifts in the Boise and Meridian Sleep Labs.$10,000 sign-on bonus availableWhy work with us at Saint Alphonsus?- Employee-focused company dedicated to growth and learning- Generous sign-on bonus- Relocation assistance for some candidates- Insurance benefits in place your first day of work- Generous PTO (you'll earn 200 hrs/5 wks of time off the first year)- Affordable, high-quality insuranceGeneral Summary and Purpose:Performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, and associated interventions under the general oversight of a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist and/or the Medical Director or designee.General Requirements:

  • Minimum two years of direct clinical experience preferred.
  • Training in electroneurodiagnostics, pulmonary technology, or respiratory care with emphasis on cardiorespiratory, neurological and sleep/wake physiology preferred.License/Certification:
    • Permit to perform polysomnography related respiratory care or license to practice respiratory care from the Idaho Board of Medicine required.
    • Must be certified or registered as a Polysomnographic Technologist (CPSGT or RPSGT) by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)or Certified or Registered as a Respiratory Therapist (CRT or RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)or registered as an Electroencephalographic Technician (REEGT) by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic Technologists (ABRET).
    • Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers certification from either AHA, ARC or the Military Training Network is required at hire in all units, unless currently certified in ACLS and/or PALS.Essential Functions:
      • Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
      • Follows procedural protocols (e.g., Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, PAP and oxygen titration) to ensure collection of appropriate data.
      • Ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients.
      • Follows "lights out" procedures to establish and document baseline value; follows "lights on" procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process.
      • Performs polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free. Identifies and reports signal abnormalities and make adjustments, if necessary.
      • Documents routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
      • Implements appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.)
      • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
      • Scores sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
      • Scores clinical events (e.g., respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals) according to center specific protocols.
      • Inputs orders and task information in the powerchart system.Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy competitive compensation with a full benefits package and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health!Visit to learn more about the benefits, culture, and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Alphonsus Health System.Visit Saint Alphonsus on , , , , and !Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are committed to promoting diversity in its workforce and to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We are committed to recruit and retain a diverse staff reflective of the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Alphonsus Health System, Nampa , Polysomnographic/Sleep Tech or Respiratory Therapist Full-Time Nights - Nampa, Healthcare , Nampa, Idaho

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