Polysomnography Tech

Job Description
This position is responsible for performing physiologic studies of sleep and sleep-related disorders to patients via technology, therapeutic interventions, and coordination of care with other health care professionals.
Making Communities Healthier
We want to create places that:
â ¢ People choose to come for Healthcare
â ¢ Physicians want to practice
â ¢ Employees want to work
Exhibits a positive attitude by:
â ¢ Treating everyone with the dignity that they deserve
â ¢ Welcoming customers in a friendly manner
â ¢ Apologizing for problems and inconveniences
â ¢ Avoiding the sharing of personal problems and frustrations with others
â ¢ Find out the immediate needs of the customer and asking if there is anything else you can do
Exhibits good communication skills when:
â ¢ Answering the telephone
â ¢ Providing information
â ¢ Listening
â ¢ Smiling, making appropriate eye contact, and giving undivided attention to customers
Public Etiquette
Exhibits good public etiquette by:
â ¢ Introducing yourself when meeting a patient or customer for the first time
â ¢ Smiling and making appropriate eye contact with people
â ¢ Offering assistance to patients and visitors
â ¢ Calling patients by name
â ¢ Communicating in a polite manner using â  pleaseâ  and â  thank youâ Â
Personal Appearance
Personal appearance is professional by:
â ¢ Dress is professional, clean and in good taste
â ¢ Wearing identification badge appropriately at all times
â ¢ Dress is in accordance with hospital and department dress code
Confidentiality and Privacy
Respects privacy and maintains confidentiality by:
â ¢ Knocking before entering a patientâ  s room
â ¢ Providing proper fitting gowns and modestly covering patients
â ¢ Closing curtains/doors/window blinds during examinations, procedures, consultations
â ¢ Allowing a patient privacy if you are not directly involved in care being rendered
â ¢ Following HIPAA regulations
â ¢ Sharing protected health information and confidential information on a need to know basis only
Customer Service
Respects the customersâ  time by:
â ¢ Acknowledging patients immediately when they come into your area
â ¢ Explaining the reasons for any delays and keeping the customer apprised of the situation
â ¢ Training patients on the operation of their bed, television, controls, and telephone
â ¢ Answering patient call lights promptly with care, courtesy, and respect
Personal Responsibility and Accountability
Exhibits a sense of ownership and accountability by:
â ¢ Conducting yourself professionally
â ¢ Responding in a timely, accurate manner to assignments and requests
â ¢ Maintaining fiscal responsibility by utilizing resources wisely, taking care of equipment, and preventing lost charges
â ¢ Solving problems, meeting needs, and determining what can I do to make a positive difference
â ¢ Adapting to changes in a positive, professional manner
â ¢ Attends staff meeting and complete all mandatory training on time
â ¢ Does not incur unapproved overtime, arrives on time and leaves on time and has few unscheduled absences
Commitment to Each Other
Supports a healthy work environment by:
â ¢ Not spreading gossip or talking about other team members
â ¢ Addressing conflicts quickly and appropriately
â ¢ Not holding a grudge or acting out against other employees
â ¢ Working interdepartmentally through communication, cooperation, understanding and trust
Acts with integrity by:
â ¢ Completing an honest hour of work for each hours of pay
â ¢ Refraining from criticizing others
â ¢ Upholding the standards of our Code of Conduct
â ¢ Doing you part to make this a great hospital
â ¢ Implements, recommends, delegates and coordinates the polysomnography testing of patients.
â ¢ Must be able to pay attention to details and maintain accurate patient records.
â ¢ Administers and evaluates therapy ordered by the physician.
â ¢ Appropriately maintains and uses equipment.
â ¢ Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
â ¢ Assists physicians with therapeutic/equipment choices
â ¢ Deliver individualized instructions to patient and/or caregivers regarding patientâ  s care and in care following discharge.
â ¢ Attends staff meetings.
â ¢ Demonstrates flexibility to meet unit and hospital needs.
â ¢ Demonstrates interest in personal and professional growth.
â ¢ Performs other job related duties as assigned by the Director of Outpatient Services.
â ¢ Current RPSGT License
â ¢ BRPT Certification required
â ¢ BLS required

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