Job Title:

Registered Sleep Technician

Company:

Dawson Creek Sleep Center

Location:

Dawson Creek, BC

Closing Date:

March 18, 2020


Dawson Creek Sleep Center operated by 0975697 BC Ltd and under the umbrella of Tranq Sleep Care is the Ministry approved Level I Sleep lab. We provide comprehensive sleep services including clinical consultations as well as overnight sleep studies, with a dedication to superior and professional patient care. Tranq Sleep Care is also dedicated to providing public education as well as sleep profession education.

Position Available:

  • Title: Registered Sleep Technician (credential of RPSGT via BRPT)
  • Format: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time (minimum workload of 30 hours a week with overtime if needed)
  • Compensation: $34.95 per hour, annual vacation package (10 business days)
  • Benefits: Extended medical and dental insurance coverage
  • Place of work: Dawson Creek Sleep Center – 3-829 103 Avenue Dawson Creek BC V1G 2G2

Position requirement:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a health science field
  • At least 2 years of proven experience working as a Sleep Technician
  • Registration with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
  • Excellent English language skills, language of work
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • CPR certified

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Sleep Technologist provides comprehensive evaluation of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education.
  • The Sleep Technologist identifies, and report concerns regarding all aspects of the sleep lab operation, including patient safety, in a timely manner.
  • The Sleep Technologist reports to the Chief Technical Registered Polysomnographic Technologist and/or the Medical Director.

Areas of responsibility and oversight are:

  • Gather and analyze patient information.
  • Collect, analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet the patient’s specific needs and to determine final testing parameter/procedures in conjunction with the ordering Physician.
  • Complete and verify documentation.
  • Explain pre-testing, testing and post-testing procedures to the patient.
  • Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing, following equipment manufacturer’s directions, to determine proper functioning and make required adjustments if necessary.
  • Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
  • Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and adjust if necessary.
  • Perform positive airway pressure mask fitting.
  • Follow procedural protocols such as PAP, oxygen titration and parasomnia studies to ensure collection of appropriate data.
  • Follow “lights out’ procedures to establish and document baseline value (such as body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rate, etc.)
  • Perform Polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and do adjustments, if necessary.
  • Document routine observation including sleep stages and critical events. Changes in procedure and significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of the Polysomnographic results.
  • Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.)
  • Follow “lights on” procedure to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process (repeats the physiological and instrument calibration and instructs the patient on completing questionnaire, etc.)
  • Oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic intervention.
  • Scores sleep/wake stage by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
  • Scores clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movement, arousal etc.) according to the sleep lab specific protocols.
  • Generates accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data.
  • The Sleep Technologist may also be required to participate in the quality assurance process and safety committee meetings.

TO APPLY:

Please apply in confidence by sending your resume to Tatiana@lawpoint.ca





Posted 2020-01-27








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