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POLYSOMNOGRAPHY THERAPIST Pueblo, Co Full TIme Night Shift Job

Centura Health
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Type Full time Posted 8/18/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/11/2014
CO - Colorado (All) - Pueblo Referral - n/a -    

Date:Aug 14, 2014

Location:Pueblo, CO, US

Company:Centura Health

With a tradition of caring that began nearly 135 years ago, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, is home to the nationally recognized Dorcy Cancer Center, a dedicated Joint Replacement Center, a nationally accredited Breast Center of Excellence (NAPBC) and the only hospital in Pueblo with da Vinci robotic surgical technology.  St. Mary-Corwin provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Pueblo and the surrounding region. This hospital has long been known for providing exceptional service and leading-edge treatments and technologies by experienced and compassionate professionals with a commitment to uphold the highest standards of care. Our areas of specialty include trauma and emergency services, The Birth Place, stroke, cardiology, da Vinci minimally-invasive surgery, cancer and oncology, diabetes care/education, sports medicine and more. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more. Learn more about our hospital and life in Southern Colorado by visitinghttp://www.stmarycorwin.org/.



 





JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 11910



 


POSITION SUMMARY:



 The Polysomnographic Therapist/Technician II:




  • has Credential in one of the following allied health fields accepted by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (BRPT) is preferred:  Nursing-(RN,LPN), Respiratory care-(RRT,CRT), Electroneurodiagnostic-(R.EEG T), MD,DO, or National emergency Medical Techician (N. EMT-P) and/or six months of paid clinical experience where duties where performed are primarily Polysomnography for six months.

  • has obtained the necessary education and skills to perform specialty diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to sleep disorders with paid clinical experience where duties where performed are primarily Polysomnography for one year.



 



The Polysomnographic Therapist/Technician II develops competency in and performs polysomnographic testing, analysis, and associated interventions under the general oversight of a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and/or the clinical director (MD, PhD, DO), or designee.  The Polysomnographic Therapist/ Technician II must be able to work independently and provide individualized customer service to patients, families, physicians, and staff.  The Therapist must be able to serve as a resource for Polysomnographic Technician I position and provide clinical support when needed. The technician must satisfy BRPT eligibility criteria and achieve registry within twelve months from completing departmental orientation.  The technician is also responsible for assisting in and participating in the department performance improvement projects as directed.



 



EDUCATION



Minimum:



 High School Diploma or GED required.



 



License:



Respiratory therapy licensure(CRT,RRT)OR



Nursing licensure(LPN,RN)



OR


Registry:



Registered Polysomnographic Therapists(RPSGT)OR



Registered Electroneurodiagnostic  Therapists(R.EEGT)OR



Registered Emergency Medical Technician(NEMT)



Registry must be obtained when all requirements are achieved (within 90 days of hire)



OR


On Job Training:



 six months minimum of paid clinical experience as Polysomnography tech.



 



                                                                                                               OR



A graduate of a CAAHEP PSG program and must obtain registry by the board of Polysomnography (BRPT)  within 6 months of DOH.


 



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 


Nearest Major Market:Pueblo
Nearest Secondary Market:Colorado Springs
Job Segment:Polysomnography, Medical, Oncology, Special Medicine, Respiratory, Healthcare