Polysomnagram Technologist

Regular Part-Time

Location:

901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

Job Category:

CentraState Medical Center

Primary Shift:

Night

Work Schedule:

7P-8A

Days and Hours:

any week night

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Overview

Responsible for properly setting up patient, calibrating equipment, trouble-shooting problems and performing according to
department protocol. Reports directly to the Clinical Director and supervises the Sleep Center staff.

Responsibilities

  • Applies electrodes and other measure devices and operates equipment in an appropriate manner to obtain high quality polysomnagram.
  • Assures maximum comfort for the patient and provides education necessary to ensure patient’s acceptance of the procedure.
  • Provides patient education on therapy and arrange for home care as required.
  • Provides appropriate documentation for physician interpretation. Maintains records, reports, logbooks as required.
  • Ensures proper functioning of equipment.
  • Provides routine cleaning of equipment as needed.
  • Maintains appropriate inventory of patient supplies.
  • Ensures cleanliness, appearance and safety of physical plant and reports issues to the appropriate department as well as supervisor.\
  • Maintains department medical records.
  • Proficiently uses computer system.Completes and submits billing and financial information on a daily basis.
  • Able to trouble-shoot equipment as needed to perform study.
  • Titration oxygen and non-invasive pressure support as required by Medical Director guidelines.
  • Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information to identify and meet patient specific needs, limitations.
  • Determines final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with ordering physician, Clinical Director, and Lab protocols.
  • Oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions.
  • Scores sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
  • Generates accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical count data.
  • Performs routine and complex equipment care and maintenance.
  • Responds to study participant’s procedure-related inquiries by providing appropriate information.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze complex situations and apply policy.
  • Complies with BRPT standards of conduct.
Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved respiratory school preferred but will train with Associates degree in most health sciences or successful
    completion of polysomnagram program less than 1 year duration associated with a state license and/or a nationally accredited
    educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a polysomnographic
    technician.
  • Previous clinical experience preferred.
  • Respiratory License / New Jersey required
  • NBRC credentialed preferred
  • Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic at all competencies required of a polysomnagraphic technician.
    Current BLS, ACLS, PALS certifications preferred.
  • Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team. Strong
    customer service skills.
About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.

 

When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState Healthcare System, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.

 

CentraState Healthcare System, is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.