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Sleep Lab Tech II - Carilion Clinic Sleep Center

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

A RT Sleep Technician works under the general supervision of the medical director (MD, DO, PhD) or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center and out of center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. The RT Technician must work with a registered/board certified polysomnographic technologist and can offer some guidance/supervision of sleep technicians (sleep tech I). RT sleep technician must be enrolled or enroll in an accredited sleep technology education program (i.e. ASTEP) within 30 days of hire. RT sleep technicians can be hired into the Sleep Tech II position to compensate them appropriately for their current RT certification and with the understanding that an RPSGT certification must be obtained within 6-8 months of hire and be Virginia Board Certified within 18 months of hire. The RT Sleep Technician will not earn the title of sleep technologist until both RPSGT and VA Board of Medicine license are obtained. Once these certifications/licensures are obtained, the RT Sleep Technician will be promoted to a Respiratory Sleep Technologist position (sleep tech III).

A polysomnographic technologist works under the general supervision of the medical director (MD, DO, PhD) or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center and out of center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education.  A sleep technologist is able to perform the duties defined for a sleep technician and is able to provide oversight of other sleep center staff.  The sleep technologist is credentialed in sleep technology. 

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to a certificate or an Associate's degree with an emphasis in sleep technology.
OR
Successful completion of a sleep technology program associated with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a sleep technician. And Certification by a nationally recognized certification board and holds Sleep Tech Credentials: Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and would consider Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential.

Experience: Work in AASM accredited sleep center for one year preferred or current RT certification with plans to work towards credentialing in sleep technology.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Virginia State License for Polysomnographic Technologist & RPSGT by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists (would consider RST by American Board of Sleep Medicine or SDS by The National Board for Respiratory Care) required. OR
• RT certification by the Virginia Board of Medicine
• Enrolled in accredited Sleep Technology educational program (ex. ASTEP) within 30 days of hire.
• Completion of sleep technology educational program must be done within 6-8 months of hire.
• Virginia Board of Medicine license must be obtained for RPSGT certification within 18 months of hire.

Life Support: Must obtain/maintain AHA BLS-HCP certification.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrates computer skills appropriate for the position. Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates appropriate social and customer service skills. Demonstrates critical thinking, ability follow directions and work with minimal supervision. Demonstrates teamwork skills. Follow HIPPA policies to maintain the privacy and security of patient information.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.
Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 94593 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Sleep Center 
Shift: Night 
Shift Details: 3 Overnights a week, generally 5:30pm - 6:00/6:30am
Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057 
Recruiter Email: dlniven@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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