FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Full Time

 

Polysomnographic Technician job in San Antonio, Texas. 

The Polysomnographic Technician job is a civilian position within the military medical system supporting the military and their families.

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Full-time hours (40) 
  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)

Polysomnographic Technician Job Overview:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide agespecific care in the treatment, assessment and education of, pediatric (six (6)months and above), adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Program montages on sleep acquisition systems; troubleshoot acquisition andscoring program issues.
  • Address environmental, equipment and engineering issues that affect patient caredelivery; determine appropriate course of action including test cancellations andinitiating system changes.
  • Conduct and score all types of sleep studies including, but not limited to,overnight polysomnography (multiple montages), MSLT, MWT, CPAP, Bi-level,ASV, iVAPS/AVAPs titration, off-label therapies, novel therapies, supplementalO2 titration, pH monitoring, and portable sleep studies.
  • Perform end-tidal and transcutaneous CO2 monitoring and some ventilator management.
  • Performs test and accurately transcribes and prepares data for physiciani nterpretations.
  • Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments if necessary.
  • Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted standards. Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments if necessary.
  • Perform positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
  • Must conduct and score actigraphy sleep studies
  • Can adjust settings on all types of devices for the treatment of sleep-relatedbreathing disorders to include (but not limited to): auto-titrating positive airwaypressure (APAP), CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS/iVAPS, adaptive servo-ventilation(ASV), off-label therapies, and novel therapies.
  • Obtains usage and adherence data and can make assessments regarding this dataon all types of devices used for the treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders.
  • Assesses patient's usage/adherence to treatment for sleep-related breathing and makes adjustments to enhance patient comfort, usage and treatment-related outcomes.
  • Provides patient education and counseling on full range of diagnostic sleep testing, use of devices for sleep-related breathing disorders, sleep diagnoses and appropriate sleep practices.
  • Perform monthly Inter-Scorer Reliability scoring and complete 10 CECs/year to maintain American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditation standards

 

Polysomnographic Technician Job Qualifications:

  • BLS by AHA
  • Computer Competency
  • General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience within the last three (3) years conducting sleep studies in a patient care setting and aminimum of one (1) year of experience scoring sleep studies.

     

  • All technologists and technicians conducting sleep testing who are not registered by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM), Board ofRegistered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), or National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC):

Must be enrolled in or have completed the A-STEP Online Self Study Modules within two (2) years of enrollment.

OR

Must have completed training in polysomnography in a programaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied HealthEducation Programs (CAAHEP) or a Commission onAccreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) program with thepolysomnography option.

 

 

  • Licensure/Registration: If the HCW is not a Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) at the time of hiring, the HCW will be required to obtain registration within two (2) years of hiring: either a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), a Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) through the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM), or a Registered Respiratory Therapist-Sleep Disorders Specialist (RRT-SDS) or Certified Respiratory Therapist-Sleep Disorders Specialist (CRT-SDS) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).

 

 

 

 Position contingent on contract award with an April 2019 start date. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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