St. Lukes is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees, students, nursing school instructors and volunteers. Together, they are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees, students, nursing school instructors and volunteers are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses, and other health care providers; and improves access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patients ability to pay for health care.
St. Lukes offers many opportunities for our student population. We hope you will find these opportunities equally fulfilling and rewarding. Prior to starting your student internship or your nursing school instructor assignment at St. Lukes, it will be necessary for you to complete specific requirements and orientation materials, which you will need to provide during the student/nursing school instructor application process.The Registered Polysomnographer performs polysomnograms in a technical and efficient manner and scores studies according to guidelines at St. Lukes Neurodiagnostic and Sleep Disorders Center.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions as a polysomnographer.
2. Maintains patient database with includes log of diagnostic procedures as they are performed.
3. Demonstrates knowledge in the use of CPAP, BiPAP and Oxygen.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sitting up to 8 hours per day in 4-hour increments. Standing up to 4 hours a day in 2-hour
increments. Walking up to 2 hours a day in 15-minute increments. Frequently use fingers to
manipulate small electrodes, tubing, etc. Continuous use of hands for writing, operating
equipment and computers. Occasional turning and twisting of hands and body. Occasional
lifting and carrying of objects up to 25 pounds. Occasional pulling and pushing of equipment.
Occasional stooping, bending and reaching above shoulder level. Rarely crouches or kneels.
Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color, peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony.
High School graduate. Completion of an approved program in polysomnography and/or clinical experience. Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSCT).
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Maintaining certification in Adult, Pediatric and Infant CPR. Continuing education requirement per AASM standards.
Primarily nights with rotation to day or middle shifts based on the needs of the department.
Please complete your student/nursing school instructor application using your full legal name and current home address in addition to any other personal information. You will also be required to upload specific documents for your internship/assignment.
Thank you for your interest in St. Lukes.