Polysomnographer Coordinator, Full-Time, First Shift, UC Holmes

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Polysomnographic Coordinator for the Holmes Sleep Lab.

The Polysomnographic Coordinator will be responsible for training and onboarding new Polysomnographers and providing training to all Sleep lab staff. They will provide sleep study scoring, perform daytime sleep studies, as well as overseeing clinical equipment.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center:

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.
  • In 2022, Newsweek magazine recognized UC Medical Center among a listing of the World's Best Hospitals for the world-class clinical care provided to the Greater Cincinnati Region and beyond.
  • Greater Cincinnati's only level 1 trauma center.
  • Development opportunities to grow your personal, professional and leadership skills through dynamic resources and learning offerings.


Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for evaluating and reading polysomnograms daily in accordance with the American Academy Of Sleep Medicine (AASM) scoring guidelines.
  • Oversees, reviews and analyzes all sleep study scoring of in-lab and remote scoring technicians in accordance with AASM guidelines.
  • Responsible for monitoring scoring turn-around times to adhere to Sleep lab protocol.
  • Provides set up & patient instruction for Home Study Testing (HSAT) equipment.
  • Provides oversight and guidance to Polysomnographers to ensure technically accurate set ups, appropriate documentation in sleep studies and in medical record, and accurate scoring of studies.
  • Responsible for training and onboarding new Polysomnographers and providing ongoing training to all UCMC Sleep lab staff.
  • Validates new hire job specific competencies; and evaluates clinical & technical competencies, on an annual basis. Monitors Polysomnographer inter-scorer reliability testing.
  • Acts as liaison between Natus, clinical engineering, and the sleep team to communicate information as needed.
  • Supports Quality and Performance improvement initiatives and assists manager with data collection and performance metrics.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Required registration by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologies (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and/or by the American Board of Sleep Medicine as a Registered Sleep Technologist (RST).
  • 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience.


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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

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