East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Registered Polysomnography Tech (42855112)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee - United States
Posted: 11/20/2017

Registered Polysomnography Tech

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<strong><font size="3">BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB</font></strong></div>
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Performs Polysomnography Technician duties proficiently. Duties may include attaching monitoring equipment to patients, observing and accurately documenting recordings, participating in patient/family education and orientation to the sleep center and various procedures. Ensures safety throughout a patient’s stay.</div>
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<strong><font size="3">JOB REQUIREMENTS</font></strong></div>
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<strong>Minimum Education</strong></div>
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High School/GED Required</div>
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Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree with an emphasis in Polysomnography OR successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than 1 year duration associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of Polysomnographic Technician.</div>
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<strong>Minimum Work Experience</strong></div>
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Previous experience in pediatric sleep medicine preferred.</div>
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<strong>Required Licenses/Certifications for position</strong></div>
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Must hold credentials from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) preferred and/or certification by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) as a Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) or equivalent.</div>
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Required to maintain CPR or BLS certification</div>
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<strong>Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities</strong></div>
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Excellent written and verbal communication skills.</div>
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Demonstrates good, appropriate interpersonal skills.</div>
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While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear.</div>
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Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.</div>
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In the performance of this job, the employee may be exposed to chemical vapors such as acetone, ether, or glutaraldehyde.</div>
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<strong><font size="3">PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS</font></strong></div>
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<em>Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.</em></div>
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Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.</div>
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Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Allied Health
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