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Sleep Tech

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

SOVAH Health - DanvilleWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250-bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center and Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.Where We Are: - - - - - - From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small-town charm. We are home to a thriving art and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.Why Choose Us: - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - Professional development, Growth Opportunities, and Mentor-based training - And much more--- - - - Position Summary:Sovah Danville is seeking a full-time Polysomnographic Tech (Sleep Tech) who provides care for patients undergoing sleep studies and sleep disorder treatment. A Polysomnographic Technologist works under the general supervision of the clinical director (M.D., D.O., or PhD) or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services, or patient care and education. A Polysomnographic Technologist can perform the duties defined for a Polysomnographic Technician and may provide supervision of other staff.

Prepare for the arrival of the patient by setting up and preparing the equipment for the ordered test. - -
Interview the patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain testing procedures. - -
Performs testing and any additional testing required for a sleep disorder that is noted. - -
Scores, interprets and reports results of sleep studies.Educates patients about test results, sleep disorders, community support groups, and available resources. - -
Prepares, calibrates, repairs, and maintains equipment required for testing.Determines and reports needed repairs and replacements. - -
Maintains proper supplies to care for patients.Minimum Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.Completion of a program in Polysomnography required -(or equivalent experience as a Polysomnographic Technician). - -
- -Required Skills:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. - -Required Certifications/Licenses:
Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association required.Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or equivalent required.Registered Sleep Technologist (RPSGT) required.Effective January 2016 All technologists must be licensed with the VA Board of Medicine in Polysomnography - -Minimum Work Experience:
Minimum of two (2) years of experience preferred.EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Sleep Tech, Other , Danville, Virginia

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