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Polysomnographic Technologist - PRN Night

We Are Hiring

Position: Polysomnographic Technologist  

Department: Sleep Lab

Shift Details: PRN, Night  

Location: St Vincent's East - Trussville, AL

St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.

St. Vincent’s East Hospital Campus – Trussville, AL

St. Vincent’s East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL.  It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.  It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL.  This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.

St. Vincent’s East provides all the service lines that our downtown hospital provides except for Birth Suites and NICU which is exclusive to our downtown location.  It is the home for our only Behavioral Health service line and offers a level III Emergency Department.

 

As a Polysomnographic Technologist with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to perform basic and advanced diagnostic sleep studies.

You will:

  • Prepare patient and equipment for ordered testing. Interview patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain testing procedures.
  • Perform and document testing. Monitor patient throughout testing and intervene as necessary to resolve patient needs or equipment issues.
  • Collect, analyze and integrate patient information to identify and meet patient-specific needs; score, interpret and report results of sleep studies.
  • Prepare, calibrate, repair and maintain equipment required for testing. Determine and report needed repairs/replacements.

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • One or more of the following:
      • Reg Polysomnographic Technologist credentialed from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Sleep Technician obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • At least 6 months experience preferred

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

 

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.     

                                   

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

 

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Job ID: 344374
Category: Respiratory Therapy
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents East
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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