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Trinity Health Polysomnographic Technician - Sleep Lab - Full Time - Nights in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Description:

Position Purpose:

The Polysomnographic Technician performs all types of sleep disorder testing, including set-up and performance of nocturnal polysomnograms (PSGs). Comfortable with training of sleep interns as needed.

What you will Do:

  • Performs polysomnographic data acquisitions while monitoring study quality to ensure signal are in artifact-free. Identity and report signal abnormalities.

  • Follow procedural protocols (such as MSLT, CPAP and oxygen titration, etc.) to ensure collection of appropriate data.

  • Properly cleans electrodes, CPAP mask, patient room, control/prep rooms and other sleep equipment and if necessary, prepares them for sterilization techniques. Including cleaning the patient's scalp properly.

  • Reviews orders, medications, medical history of pending sleep studies; assesses documentation, determines parameters to be monitored and communicate with ordering physician/Medical Director as necessary.

  • Administers medications and supplemental 02 as directed by physician.

  • Recognizes and responds to serious medical problems per protocol and notifies on-call physician as needed.

Hours/Schedule:

Full Time, Nights; (36) hours/week.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be registered by the American Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists or Board Registered in a related field with the ability to apply and pass for a certificate in Sleep medicine, such as a Registered Respiratory Therapist or a Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist.

  • Must be current in CEU’s.

  • Must meet criteria to apply and receive Iowa Licensure required by Iowa Department of Public Health. (see #1 of education)

  • Two years of PSG experience preferred in a sleep disorders setting.

  • Must be capable of dealing with severally ill patients.

  • Driver's license required, with acceptable driving record.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Must provide proof of Mandatory Reporting for Child and Dependent Adult Abuse training prior to employment or within 6 months of hire and maintain current status per State of Iowa guidelines

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • MercyOne Nurses Rock Scholarship - loan repayment for ADN or BSN

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Motor Vehicle:

x_ Personal Vehicle

  • If required to operate personal vehicle, will need to have proof of and maintain valid driver's license and adequate insurance coverage on file with Human Resources

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/northiowa/find-a-location/location-results) is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/location/mercyone-new-hampton-medical-center-1) is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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