Registered Polysomnography Tech Per Diem
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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.