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Sleep (Polysomnographic) Trainee - Carle BroMenn Sleep Center

Company: Carle Health
Location: Normal
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




A sleep (polysomnographic) trainee develops competency in and performs basic sleep testing and associated interventions, under the direct supervision of a sleep technologist (RPSGT or RST). Provides education and support to patients and families regarding sleep testing and sleep disorders treatment.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
One (1) year of college courses or six (6) months of direct patient care experience
Must be enrolled in an Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Program, (A-STEP) program within six (6) months after hire date.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Basic Life Support (BLS)

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Previous healthcare experience preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Must have strong interpersonal and customer-service skills. Possess appropriate computer skills for the position (basic computer operation/troubleshooting; Word and Excel). Good verbal and written communication skills; ability to perform basic math/computations. Demonstrate critical thinking skills and ability to follow direction.










Essential Functions:




  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide age specific care for all populations seen in the Sleep Lab.
  • Under direct supervision of a Polysomnographic Technologist, documents routine observations during testing. Correlates physiologic data and behavioral observations to facilitate scoring and interpretation of data.
  • Reviews patient history and supporting documentation for medical necessity. Acquires and documents additional information from the patient or ordering provider, if needed, to ensure appropriateness of testing and parameters.
  • Under direct Supervision of a Polysomnographic Technologist, performs and demonstrates proficiency in performing ancillary testing (oximetry, actigraphy, home sleep apnea testing).
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships; communicates professionally and respectfully with all internal and external customers.









    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



    Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption, healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative COVID-19 test.























Keywords: Carle Health, Normal , Sleep (Polysomnographic) Trainee - Carle BroMenn Sleep Center, Other , Normal, Illinois

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