Polysomnographer - Sleep Technologist in Bryson City, NC at Swain Community Hospital

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

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Job Description

Swain Community Hospital

The sleep technologist works under the general supervision of the medical director 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 sleep technologist is credentialed in sleep technology.

This position is located at Swain Community Hospital in Bryson City.  It is also associated with Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, NC.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
RPSGT strongly desired. Candidates without RPSGT will be considered, but must attain with 18 months of completing the required education program. A review of the following will be considered: 

Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to a certificate or associate degree with an emphasis in sleep technology. 
OR
Successful completion of a sleep technology program associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency for all competencies required of a sleep technician. 

OR
Current enrollment in an accredited educational program leading to a certificate and must achieve RPSGT status by passing the BRPT exam within 18 months from completion of education program.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran