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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Sleep Technologist, Lead in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provides supervision of technology staff.

  • Performs multiple sleep latency testing and scoring of nocturnal complex polysomnography and multiple sleep latency test.

  • Instructs patients in the proper application and usage of ambulatory equipment.

  • Downloads recording from ambulatory unit and prepares machine for the next usage.

  • Completes prescription form for Continuous and Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure and presents to physician for signature.

  • Faxes CPAP prescriptions to home healthcare agencies for setup in patient's home.

  • Assists in training of all new sleep fellows and technical staff.

  • Meets with vendors regarding new equipment developed for sleep medicine.

  • Oversees scoring of and makes necessary corrections to ambulatory sleep recordings done by technologist.

  • Instructs Sleep Disorder Center staff on new equipment and proper protocols for usage of equipment.

  • Performs other duties as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and two years experience or High

  • School graduate with five years experience in sleep field as a technologist.

  • Must be a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist.

  • A current BLS certification is required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasksENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

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Division Emory Univ Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30329

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department WW Sleep Disorders Clinic

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 90583

Job Category Therapy

Schedule 7a-5:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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