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Technician-Polysomnographic II Days - JS Neuro Sleep Disorder MBMC

Job ID: 1017
Job Category: Clinical Technician/Technologist
Job Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Location: Jackson, MS

Summary

Performs basic polysomnographic testing and associated interventions under the direct supervision of the clinical director or medical director. May verify insurance, enters patient admission information into the HBO system. May provide supervision of other staff. Subject to overtime and callback as required. Reports to the Director of the Sleep Center. Performs other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs and to determine final testing parameter/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
  • Oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions.
  • Follows procedural protocols.
  • Demonstrates the ability to analyze complex situations and apply policy.
  • Completes assigned goals.


Requirements, Preferences and Experience

Experience

Preferred: Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography OR Successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than one year duration associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technician AND Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or equivalent.

Minimum: Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist, Certified Respiratory Therapist or Registry Eligible in Sleep and must challenge the BRPT Exam of hire/transfer to be eligible to remain in the PSG II job classification. If the candidate has previous sleep experience and is eligible to take the exam upon hire, he/she must challenge the next available exam date and and pass the exam to remain a PSG II Technician.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Minimum: BLS certification within 14 days of hire date

Special Skills

Minimum: Basic Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support Basic computer literacy skills.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 16143 - Technician-Polysomnographic II
Facility: MBMC-Hospital
Department: JS Neuro Sleep Disorder MBMC
Category: Clinical Technician/Technologist
Type: Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:MS:Jackson
Located in the Jackson, MS metro area
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