Polysomnography Technologist, Registered Full Time
NYU Langone Medical (SP)
Location: Garden City/NY/USA
Required Education: High School
Internal Number: 99242436
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Polysomnography Technologist, Registered Full Time.
In this role, the successful candidate Works under the general supervision of the director orHis designee, including diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient care and education. Performs technical duties in conjunction with the operation and maintenance of Polysomnographic equipment and is not limited to the acquisition, scoring and report generation.
Explains procedures, test and treatment trial. Shows patient to room, explains paperwork and compiles paperwork into chart after filled out by patient. Shows Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) video, answers questions and explains CPAPBilevel PAP.
Performs other duties as assigned
Notifies supervisor of problems. Alerts others to improperly functioning equipment or levels of supplies. Attempts trouble shooting of equipment malfunctions.
Cleans and sets up equipment for next use, replaces electrodes and sensors shown to be in disrepair. Performs needed transferring of information. Ensures electronic PSG files migrate to central scoring machine. Compiles paperwork into working chart for PSG, and forwards to biller's office after study.
Stays alert and involved with recordings, recognizes any aberrant physiological activity and addresses any needed interventions in a timely manner. Notifies supervisor or physician as needed. Scores polysomnography according lab guidelines.
Performs required comptuer related procedures. Initiates Biological recording and video recording. Monitors recording during overnight. Performs required technician notes during study and enters notes on tech-log and into computer as required. Details documentation of interactions with patient. Fills out Tech summary at end of study and forwards to appropriate persons.
Performs In Bed procedures, any treatment trial, Bio-Calibrations, CPAPBilevel PAP titration as per Established titration protocol. Adjusts sensors as required. Follows list from
Attaches electrodes in standard manner according to established protocol. Measures head using international 10-20 electrode placement system.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Education associated with a NYS licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational program under Polysomnography grandparent provision prior to February 3, 2014, OR Successful completion of an approved Polysomnography education program OR Successful completion of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program required. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal skills required. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal skills Basic computer skills required. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) required..
Preferred Qualifications: 1 - 2 years Experience working as a Polysomnographic Technologist preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.