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Polysomnographer - Sleep Lab Bloomfield

Requisition ID:

20157858

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

 

Work where every moment matters.

 
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

 

Job Summary:

Calibrates and adjusts sleep monitoring equipment by following written protocols for troubleshooting before and during testing to assure accuracy of test results and integrity of system. Demonstrates ability to properly apply polysomnography equipment to patient (electrodes and sensors) according to accepted published standards for optimal recording. Assesses patient during sleep studies by following written protocol to determine if CPAP/BIPAP/VPAP, Oxygen is necessary. Perform positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting and record information for physician usage in clinical assessment. Prepares face sheet report by interviewing the patient and reviewing medical history and referring MD's requisition.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma plus 1 year of direct patient care experience or 2 years of post - secondary education required. 
  • Registered Polysomnographer (RPsgt) required upon hire or credentialed RRT that obtains certification within 18 months of hire
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience as a Polysomnographic Trainee with documented proficiency in all required competencies.
  • Associates of Science Degree preferred.
  • Proficient with Alice V acquisition system preferred.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement. 
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated basic computer knowledge.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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