PSG TechnologistFacility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: West Islip, NY Department: Sleep Apnea Center Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Evening and Night shifts Hours: 6:30-7a ReqNum: 6010403
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
A Polysomnographic Technologist works under the general supervision of the clinical director 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.
Gathers and analyzes patient information
Utilize testing preparation procedures including calibration, electrode and censor application, and routine positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting
Follows polysomnographic procedures including data collection, "lights out" procedures, routine observations, appropriate interventions, and "lights on" procedures
Scores polysomnographic records (sleep/wake stages and clinical events) by applying professionally accepted guidelines and center-specific protocols
Performs routine equipment care and maintenance and inventory evaluation
Attends continuing education programs on-site and off-site
Completion of a Certificate program in Polysomnography Technology or American Academy of Sleep Medicine A-Step training program is required.
BLS or CPR/AED training required and accepted from only 2 organizations: American Heart. Association - BLS/ACLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program
American Red Cross - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. No online programs from any organization will be accepted.
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.