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Advanced Polysomnography Technologist

Kaiser Permanente
Tualatin, OR 97062
Perform sleep studies, monitoring patients during all stages of sleep; trial therapeutic interventions and evaluate their effectiveness with all studies conducted at KPs Sleep Center.

Essential Functions:
- Measure and observe sleep and EEG dysfunctions by utilizing various monitors simultaneously in a safe and effective manner. This requires use of computerized sleep lab system.
- Utilizing protocols developed by Sleep Medical Directors and PSGTs, provide therapeutic interventions for observed sleep dysfunction, measure and evaluate the results of interventions and make necessary adjustments resulting in a prescription for durable medical equipment.
- Take a detailed sleep history from the patient and screen patients for appropriateness of testing. Participate in outpatient monthly sleep study reviews.
- Educate patients to testing and therapeutic procedures. Maintain an effective rapport with patient to facilitate patient compliance with procedures. Provide appropriate discharge instructions.
- Perform safe and correct operation of equipment. Provide required equipment maintenance. Exhibit comprehensive knowledge and skill in interfacing computer-based information system and patient monitoring systems.
- Maintain necessary quality and quantity control programs. Utilize a department specific quality assurance program in collaboration with the medical director and supervisor. Periodically review procedures and revise to reflect hanges in practice and standards.
- Process all data obtained from sleep studies and analyze data. Prepare standardized report for physician review.
- Monitor patients for all life-threatening events. Recognize and obtain medical assistance as required. Record and report all unusual occurrences. Maintain patient records and confidentiality per standard procedure. Perform other duties as requested.

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Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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