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Genesis Health System Polysomnographic Technologist / Sleep Tech in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Polysomnographic Technologist / Sleep Tech

Department: Neurodiagnostics

Purpose: The Registry Eligible Polysomnographic Technologist administers polysomnographic procedures for the diagnosis of sleep disorders as directed by the manager, in accordance with the policies and procedures of Genesis Medical Center, the department, and through adherence of the BRPT Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The technologist will perform only those procedures required, but will assist registered technologists with more complex procedures.

Report To: Manager, Neuro Center

Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.

Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others


Education: Associate's Degree

Field Of Study: Electroneurodiagnostics

Special Training: Basic Life Support

Training Preferred:

Licensure/Registration: Must obtain RPSGT within 1 year

Experience: No experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

Working Conditions: There is exposure to some undesirable or unpleasant environmental characteristics. The physical environment is generally safe and there is minimal health risk. No safety equipment or unusual precautions are required. Exposure to these conditions would be limited to 70% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes