Performs polysomnograms/multiple sleep latency tests according to established standards and practices. Assists in the training of new personnel. Performs clerical duties in support of the above.
EDUCATION: High school or equivalent. Associate degree in applied sciences preferred. Graduate of an accredited polysomnographic program preferred.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS certification required. R.P.S.G.T. required. State of New Mexico Polysomnography or Respiratory Care Practitioner Licensure required.
SKILLS: Effective interpersonal skills. Basic clerical, office, computer and keyboarding. Legible handwriting, good telephone skills. Able to maintain composure under stress. Perform PSG/MSLTS, score records, trouble shoot and repair equipment.
EXPERIENCE: Two to three years experience in clinical or research human polysomnography, preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
Senior Director of Laboratory, Respiratory, Sleep & EEG Service Lines
- Bloodborne pathogen B
Extended isolation in a confined area. Possible exposure to contagion, electric shock or combative patient. Can be stressful, medical emergencies may arise. Routine use of toxic substances: collodion and acetone.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Excellent hand/eye coordination and finger dexterity. Long periods of standing or sitting (up to several hours). Requires close work good vision, including color vision. Lift 40 lbs. waist high, reach overhead. Good hearing, frequent brief keyboarding using good ergonomic principles. Must be able to assist in patient transfers.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.