St. Luke’s Health System in Twin Falls is seeking a Polysom Tech to join our Sleep Medicine Institute.
This position is part-time, day shift hours, benefits eligible.
Functions independently, operating medical equipment, recording sleep/wake physiology and ensuring an accurate diagnostic procedure while continuously monitoring the patients' safety and well-being.
Calibrate and adjust sleep-monitoring equipment according to established protocols to ensure accuracy of test results and integrity of system.
Correctly apply electrodes, sensors and other monitoring devices according established protocols and in a timely, stable manner.
Monitor test data, adjustment of filters and sensitivities as required.
Recognize sleep pathology with appropriate response and intervention.
Recognize and appropriate respond to patients' medical problems and physiological events, including but not limited to cardiac arrhythmia, respiratory events and seizures.
Generate and prepare test reports summarizing sleep/wake periods, arousal analysis, EEG phenomena, cardiac events, respiratory events, limb movements and other physiological events according to current guidelines.
Stage and score exams and gather all data for report.
Assess patients' symptoms and medical history, physicians' orders.
Serve as role model and mentor to non-registered technologists and trainees.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Valid permit to provide polysomnography related respiratory care in Idaho. Registered Respiratory Therapist credentials by the National Board for Respiratory Care or Board Registered Polysom Tech. Current CPR Healthcare Provider certification
Why St. Luke's:
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
- St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.