An affiliate of Providence St. Joseph Health, Swedish Medical Center is a nonprofit health provider in the greater Seattle area. It operates five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 100 primary-care and specialty clinics. Career areas with Swedish include Nursing, Allied Health, Physicians, Non-Clinical Professionals and Support. The company strives to be a workplace that supports caregiver needs and aspirations for professional growth. Joining the team you will be equipped with the tools, information and opportunities you will need from the start. You can also count on a comprehensive benefits package.
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Sleep Technologist (Per Diem, Night shift) to work in the Sleep Lab at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
The Sleep Technologist performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis and associated interventions under the general supervision of the Sleep Lab Manager and/or the medial director and sleep staff physicians.
In this position you will:
+ Provide care for adult and geriatric patients.
+ Gather and analyze patient information, review history, allergies, medications and orders.
+ Complete and verify documentation, and explain procedure and orient patient.
+ Prepare/calibrate equipment, apply electrodes and sensors perform biocals, and perform routine positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
+ Follow procedure protocols such as MSLT, MWT, PAP and NPSG to obtain appropriate data, follow lights out procedures to establish baseline, and perform polysomnographic data acquisition.
+ Assist with scoring sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines, assist with scoring clinical events, and assist with the generation of accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical events data at this time.
Required qualifications for this position include:
+ Successful completion of a polysomnogram program of no less than one year associated with a state licensed and/or accredited educational facility.
+ Current registration as a Polysomnographic Technologist with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).
+ Current BLS certification.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
+ 6 months to 1 year experience as a sleep technician.
About the Edmonds Campus
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
+ 217 licensed beds
+ 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
+ 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
+ Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** On Call
**Job Category:** Sleep Lab/EEG
**Req ID:** 105914
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