Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Sleep Technologist Registered \(0\.6 FTE, Night shift\) to work for the Sleep Lab Department at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA\.
The Sleep Technologist is responsible for performing comprehensive adult and pediatric polysomnographic testing, analysis, patient care and education, and associated interventions including diagnostic and therapeutic services such as CPAP, Bi\-level, ASV, and O2 titration, under the general oversight of the Lab Supervisor, Manager, Director, or designee\.
In this position you will:
- Gather and analyze patient information: verifies medical order and protocol; complete and verify documentation; and orient patient and explain procedures; use excellent judgment in interpreting and clarifying orders; assess risks and intervenes appropriately\.
- Calibrate recording equipment and prepare ancillary equipment; apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted standards; fit therapeutic masks; perform physiological calibrations and ensures proper and expected signals; be able to troubleshoot problems independently\.
- Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines; scores clinical events according to current guidelines; generate an accurate report by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event; process information post\-test; completes shift\-end report as needed\.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- High school education
- Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists \(BRPT\) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist\.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
About the Redmond Campus\.
The new Redmond center encompasses nearly 85,000 square feet of space on three floors\. It has 18 emergency exam rooms, open and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week; an advanced diagnostic imaging center \(with X\-ray, mammography, ultrasound, CT scan and MRI\), staffed by partners from Seattle Radiology; an on\-site laboratory; and offices for primary\- and specialty\-care providers\. Swedish/Redmond will immediately treat patients suffering from stroke to severe lacerations or burns, broken bones, sports injuries, allergic reactions, food poisoning, work\-related injuries and many other medical emergencies and non\-emergencies\.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer\. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law\.
Job Category: Sleep Lab/EEG
Req ID: 136867