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JOB SUMMARY: If you do not have skills in all the areas listed, training will be available for the right individual. This position’s primary duties will involve polysomnography, electroencephalography, home studies, diagnostic and therapeutic services, or patient care and education. Other duties may involve CPAP setups, scheduling CPAP Titrations, and pre-certing sleep studies and EEGs. Sleep studies and EEGs may require travel in the employee's personal vehicle to satellite facilities or patient’s homes up to 75 miles from Hancock Regional. The position requires credentialing as RPSGT or RST. Technicians with RCP, CRT, or RRT may qualify. Polysomnographic technicians and technologist work under the direction of the Director to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep and neurologic disorders.
This summary is intended to be a general description of the work performed by the person in this position and is not intended as a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: A Technician must obtain the RPSGT credential within 18 months after becoming CPSGT or from date of hire. At the CPSGT’s expense, the Technician will be allowed to take the RPSGT exam numerous times during the 18-month window. In the event the Technician has not taken the test during the 18-month period, their position may be terminated. In the event the Technician took the exam, but failed to pass it, they will be allowed an additional 6 months to pass the exam. In the event, the RPSGT exam is not passed within the extended period, their position may be terminated. After passing the RPSGT exam, the Technician will be promoted to Technologist.
EEG credentialing may be required. In the event EEG credentialing is required, The Polysomnographic Technician must take and pass the EEG Exam or equivalent exam provided by ABRET Neurodiagnostic Credentialing and Accreditation by following one of their listed eligibility pathways. This may require taking an ABRET recognized program, obtaining an Associate’s Degree, or acquiring other healthcare credentials. Within 3 months of becoming eligible, the Polysomnographic Technician must pass the EEG or equivalent exam. In the event the Polysomnographic Technician has not taken the test within the 3-month period, their position may be terminated. At the Polysomnographic Technician’s expense, the Polysomnographic Technician will be allowed to take the exam numerous times. If the Polysomnographic Technician took the exam, but failed to pass it, they will be allowed an additional 3 months to pass the exam. In the event, the exam is not passed within the extended period, their position may be terminated.
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
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