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Sanford Health Respiratory Therapist or Polysomnographic Technologist - Pediatrics - FT Nights in Fargo, North Dakota

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Facility: 2801 University Building Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 2801 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Night Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Salary Range: Respiratory Therapist $25.00 / Polysomnographic Technologist $22.50 - Respiratory Therapist $38.50 / Polysomnographic Technologist $36.00

Department Details

This position is full time 36 hours a week working 3 12 hour straight night shifts. No Holidays or weekends required. No call required.

Join our pediatric sleep team! Our team provides sleep studies for pediatric patients ages 0 to 18.

Will work in our Sleep lab at 2801 S University Drive and eventually will work in our Pediatric units in our hospital as well.

Job Summary

Performs quality diagnostic polysomnographic (PSG), as well as titration, multiple sleep latency (MSLT), and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) will be performed. Records and provides relevant and accurate data to physicians for diagnostic use in the treatment of patients with sleep/wake disorders. Educates patients with prescribed therapies. May also follow-up with patients when applicable. May provide education to patients for sleep testing when necessary. Calls in for technical troubleshooting as necessary. Responsible for performing either Sleep Study Procedures or Neurological Testing for all patient populations. Understands the testing equipment in detail, including its structure, function, indications for use, physiological effect upon the patient, and basic maintenance/troubleshooting procedures. Ability to apply principles of anatomy and physiology, normal and abnormal, related to procedure performed. Monitors and documents appropriately in medical record per facility guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) standards and accreditation. Possesses a thorough knowledge and understanding of the disease and pathological conditions encountered. Ability to work with all age groups and those with growth and developmental needs of unique client populations. Performs other department specific duties as required. Dependent on facility and department needs, participate in various types of scoring or tabulation of studies. Oversees students and/or staff are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as part of their training when necessary.

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited program in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology, Respiratory Technology or other medical specialty preferred.

Minimum of two years of related work experience in Sleep Disorders field preferred.

Registry with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by this position per state. Will consider registry with the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) or registry with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). If RRT, highly encouraged based on national recommendation to work towards and obtain RPSGT.

Working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed as a RRT or RPSGT.

Obtain and maintain mandatory continuing education units (CEU) each year to maintain licensure and/or registry.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required within 60 days of employment.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0098884
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No