SLEEP TECHNICIAN IV

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Day - 12 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Sleep Technologist IV is responsible for demonstrating leadership skills, for maintaining expert knowledge of Sleep Clinic practices and protocols, and for displaying advanced ability in utilizing specialized and routine laboratory technology. Exhibit an experienced level of practice during laboratory set-up, patient hook-ups and performing overnight testing. Function as a lead technologist to track, assign and perform, any, and all of the tasks and methods required of each shift. Conducts new staff training and coordinates educational in-services. Functions independently to safety operate and troubleshoot sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep and wake physiology. Routinely maintains and operates standard and specialized laboratory equipment.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Accurately and securely applies electrodes and sensors to patient, using universal standards, and according to Clinic policy and procedures.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of lab protocols and procedures.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge of and ability to perform standard testing procedures.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge regarding common Sleep Disorders.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge regarding the theory and operation of ancillary devices.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledgeable regarding the theory and operation of Grass polygraphs.
  • Demonstrates specialized ability to troubleshoot technical problems in an effective and timely manner.
  • Generates a comprehensive technologist report to reflect testing procedures, patient testing outcomes, and environmental influences.
  • Performs and demonstrates expert knowledge of data acquisition and collection procedures according to established protocols and procedures.
  • Performs CPAP and Bilevel titrations according to Sleep Clinic policy and procedures. Maintains knowledge of these procedures on an advanced level.
  • Performs laboratory equipment calibrations correctly and in a timely manner and on an advanced level to train others.
  • Provides comprehensive technologist notes, and log sheets during polysomnograhic testing procedures.
  • Provides medications to patients per physician orders and according to Stanford and Clinic policy and procedures.
  • Utilizes Sleep Clinic montages in an appropriate manner.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Required 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

Licenses and Certifications
  • BLS - Basic Life Support and
  • RPSGT - Registered Polysomnographer Technologist

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) 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, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.