Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Sleep Technician III - Sleep Lab ( .9FTE, Nights) in Palo Alto, California
.9FTE, 12-hour Night Shift
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
The Sleep Technologist III is responsible for laboratory set-up, patient hook-ups and performing and evaluating overnight polysomnograms. Operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep and wake physiology. Work as a team member to perform any and all of the tasks required of each shift. Task sequence, methods, and procedures are set according to international standards guidelines and standards, and Sleep Clinic policy and procedures. Maintain a schedule which includes either day, evening or night shifts.
Accurately and safely inserts Pes according to Clinic policy and procedures.
Accurately and securely applies electrodes and sensors to patient, using universal standards, and according to Clinic policy and procedures.
Adequately instructs patients regarding hook-up procedure and testing process.
Appropriately fits patient for nasal mask during titration tests.
Appropriately responds to patient care needs.
Conducts urine screen according to Hospital policy and procedure.
Correctly recognizes and eliminates artifact during data collection to meet quality standards.
Generates a comprehensive technologist report to reflect testing procedures, patient testing outcomes, and environmental influences.
Performs CPAP and Bilevel titrations according to Sleep Clinic policy and procedures.
Performs data acquisition and collection procedures according to established protocols and procedures.
Provides comprehensive technologist notes and logsheets during polysomnograhic testing procedures.
Provides medications to patients per physician orders and according to Hospital policy and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications:Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalentExperience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experienceLicense/Certification: BLS - Basic Life Support, Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions.
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus.
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.
Knowledge and competency in all aspects of Polysomnographic testing, procedures and utilization.
Knowledge and understanding of common Sleep Disorders and utilization of electronic systems.
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.