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Bon Secours Mercy Health Registered Polysomnographic Technologist- Sleep Lab- Mercy Crest in Springfield, Ohio

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Performs diagnostic testing for sleep disorders including Home Sleep Studies (HST), Baseline Diagnostic Polysomnograms (PSG), Positive Airway Pressure titrations (CPAP, BiPAP, iVAPs, ASV), Multiple Sleep Latency (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing (MWT), titration of oral devices for OSA, and supplemental oxygen titration. Demonstrates organizational, computer, interpersonal, and technical skills to complete quality clinical procedures and excellent patient care. Assists with physician clinics and facilitates treatment compliance with patient education, mask fittings, and desensitization sessions, as needed.

  • Assures cleanliness and safety of patient care, technical, supply, and storage rooms in the Sleep Center.

  • Maintains proper cleanliness, care for, and functioning of sleep study equipment and supplies.

  • Ensures accurate registration, payment collection, and charging for patient encounter in patient’s electronic medical record (EMR).

  • Reviews patient chart including physician order, face to face, history and physical, medications, comorbidities, and prior patient sleep encounters to confirm accuracy of order, appropriateness of testing, and identify potential issues & affects of patient health on sleep study.

  • Reviews orders and performs appropriate sleep disorders testing according to facility policy & procedures as well as American Academy of Sleep Medicine, state and federal government, and accrediting body standards & regulations.

  • Accurately completes all workflows, charting, scoring, documentation, and necessary scanning in the patient EMR and sleep study system for each patient encounter.

  • Assists with scheduling of patient visits & procedures, reminder calls, filling vacancies from cancellation list, and proper tracking of patient reschedules, cancellations, and no shows in the EMR.

  • Promptly reports any facility cleanliness, maintenance problem, safety hazard, equipment malfunction, supply issue, patient complaints, patient or staff injury, security concern, infection control issue, etc. to management and the appropriate supporting department.

  • Completes all required continuing education in compliance with credentialing body, sleep center and hospital accrediting bodies, and BSMH policy.

  • Performs other tasks deemed necessary by manager to facilitate customer service or business operations including shift, work schedule, department, or location change.

  • Maintains positive relationships with customers, coworkers, and others.

  • Attends meetings as needed.

Required Minimum Education: Vocational/ Technical Degree

Specialty/Major: Sleep, Respiratory Therapy, EEG, or other clinical healthcare field.

Preferred Education: 4 year/ Bachelors Degree

Specialty/Major: Sleep Medicine, Respiratory Therapy with a Sleep Medicine Certification, other clinical healthcare field with Sleep certification.

Licensure/Certification Required: RPSGT, RST, RRT / CRT with SDS or CPSGT; BLS Certification

Minimum Years and Type of Experience: 1 year in direct patient care in a sleep center or hospital respiratory department

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Must demonstrate appropriate social skills, good oral and written communication skills, and computer literacy. Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision once training is complete.

Hours:

Full-Time, 40 hrs/wk

Days 8:30-5 (Hours may vary)

Primary Location is Mercy Crest, will also float to the facility inside of Urbana Hospital which is the secondary location. Need for tech to run day studies and HST's.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)

Department:

Sleep Lab - Springfield

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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