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Polysom RRT

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020


The VCU Health Peds Sleep Center is seeking a full time Polysom RRT to provide safe, reliable, diagnostic sleep testing and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations, in accordance to discipline training level, Clinical Practice Guidelines, hospital standards, guidelines and protocols, as well as to serve as a respiratory care and sleep medicine technical resource and educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students and can function as a shift team leader in the absence of the supervisor.
 

o Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
• Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Therapist
• Current registry from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
• Current AHA BLS Certification
• Current registry from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
• Current license as a Respiratory Therapist by the Commonwealth of Virginia
• Current RRT
• Current RPSGT
• Current AHA BLS Certification
Experience REQUIRED:
• Two (2) years of clinical experience functioning as a respiratory therapist.
• Two (2) years of clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as a recording and scoring polysomnographic technologist.
• Two (2) years of clinical experience using a variety of Sleep Medicine equipment, troubleshooting and correcting recording artifacts.
• One (1) year of clinical experience in pediatrics.
• Previous affiliation or work experience in a similar practice setting.
Experience PREFERRED
• Three (3) years of experience functioning as a diagnostic respiratory therapist.
• Two (2) year of experience in pediatrics as a sleep technologist.
• Experience using Compumedics diagnostic software, capnography, and advanced treatment modalities
• Experience performing MSLT, MWT and HSAT operations
• Academic healthcare experience
Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)
• Education, training and/or experience that has satisfied the eligibility requirements for both the National Board for Respiratory Care (or its predecessor organizations), and the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
Education/training PREFERRED:
• Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program
• Current related credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) or National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB)
• Current ACLS and/or PALS
• Training and competency in RRT and RPSGT functions for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.
• Determines when to implement therapy during sleep testing operations established guidelines, protocols and provider orders.
 

At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 13,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.
 

If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.
 

For a full position description and to apply visit: https://www.vcuhealth.org/explore-vcu-health/careers/career-opportunities/start-your-search
 

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. VCUHS appreciates diversity and encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

Sleep (Polysomnographic) Technologist - Pediatric

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020


Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. - Fairfax VA - Fairfax, VA 22031

Part-time

Apply by calling 703-289-1419

Summary:

A 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. A sleep technologist is able to provide direct supervision of sleep technicians and other sleep center staff. The sleep technologist is credentialed in sleep technology and licensed in the state of Virginia.

This is a Per Diem position and the shift is approximately 12 hours long (7:00pm-7:00am)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Sleep Study Preparation and Set-Up

  • Collect,  analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet      the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current      emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent      medical/social history).
  • Determine  final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering      physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
  • Review the patient's history and verify the medical order.
  • Follow sleep center protocols related to the sleep study.
  • When patient arrives, verify identification, collect documents and obtain      consent for the study.
  • Explain the procedure and orient the patient for either in center or out of center      sleep testing.
  • Select appropriate equipment and calibrate for testing to determine proper      functioning and make adjustments, if necessary.
  • Apply  electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
  • Perform routine positive airway pressure (PAP) interface fitting and      desensitization.

Sleep Study Procedures

  • Follow procedural protocols [such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT),      Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, PAP, oxygen      titration etc.] to ensure collection of appropriate data.
  • Perform appropriate physiological calibrations to ensure proper signals and make      required adjustments.
  • Follow  “lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as      body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates,      etc.)
  • Perform data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals      are artifact-free. Identify, correct and document artifact.
  • Document routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring      and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
  • Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as positive airway pressure, oxygen      administration, etc).
  • Follow “lights on” procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete      the data collection process
  • Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
  • Score clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb      movements, arousals, etc.) utilizing AASM standards
  • Perform patient education and instruction appropriate for out of center sleep      testing.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Certification  by a nationally recognized certification board and holds either the      Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered Polysomnographic      Technologist (RPSGT), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential.

Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. Statement

  • Employees of Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. and its divisions and subdivisions      are required to participate in annual Compliance Program education and training.
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination in compensation and employment opportunities against qualified individuals with      disabilities.
  • Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • relevant:  2 years (Preferred)

License:

  • RPSGT      
  • RST      

Medical Assistant (Full-time)

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

  

Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. - Fairfax VA - Fairfax, VA 22031

$15 - $17 an hour - Full-time, Part-time

Apply by calling 703-289-1419

Job Summary

Responsible for providing primary care to patients, including assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care evaluation in the Pediatric & Adolescence Sleep Center. The position is 32 hrs per week, Mon- Thurs 8:30am-5:00pm.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides general clinical care to patients: Obtains health history, information on      chief complaint, and vital signs. Assists in minor medical procedures as  needed, such as obtaining capnography data. Obtains downloads from PAP  machines.
  • Performs triage duties as assigned. Responds to parent phone calls. Provides      medical guidance utilizing specific guidelines and protocols with close  support by RN and/or a provider and refills medications in accordance to  office policy. Refers to consults with healthcare providers, RNs and  community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.
  • Educates patients and families about sleep studies, does sleep lab tour of our      facility, assists in scheduling patients for sleep studies.
  • Documents accurately into patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes. Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care      management.
  • Performs  administrative, clerical, and equipment duties as assigned, including but      not limited to cleaning, stocking, inventory
  • Assist in obtaining prior authorization from insurance companies to assure      charges are covered and billing information is up to date.

Education and Experience

  • Medical Assistant. Graduation from an accredited program.
  • Licensed in the state of Virginia
  • Must possess a current CPR certification and current health records with the      appropriate immunizations required to work in the health care field.
  • Experience in pediatric setting preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge      of medical assistant processes; health care systems, structure, and      functions; and community resources. Understanding of health care  technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state and federal  law on medical assistant guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of wellness/illness, growth and development, human behavior, psychosocial  factors, and alternative health care treatments.
  • Knowledge  of chart/medical record documentation requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information.
  • Maintains updated knowledge of most commonly used medications and proper      administration
  • Skill  in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing, and      medical care coordination.
  • Skill  in initiating appropriate crisis interventions and emergency response.
  • Accurate  vital sign assessment and recognition of abnormal findings.
  • Bilingual  in Spanish, preferred.

Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. Statement

Employees of Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. and its divisions and subdivisions are required to participate in annual Compliance Program education and training. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination in compensation and employment opportunities against qualified individuals with disabilities. Fairfax Neonatal Associates, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 /hour

Experience:

  • MA:   1 year (Required)
  • Pediatrics:  1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Certified  Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) (Preferred)

Shift Length:

  • 8  hours 

Full-Time RPSGT Needed

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2020


$5K Retention bonus and up to $100 additional pay per shift for attending/scoring productivity!

MedBridge Healthcare is seeking a full-time experienced RPSGT or RT to work at Johnston-Willis Hospital located in beautiful Richmond, Virginia. The position will provide sleep services (3-4) nights per week from 8:00PM-6:00AM. Competitive hourly rates available, depending on experience. 


Additional incentive pay up to an extra $100 per shift is available based on attended study and scoring productivity! 


MedBridge is a leading provider of sleep laboratory management services and sleep therapy. MedBridge partners with hospitals and physician practices to offer comprehensive fully-integrated services for patient identification, testing, diagnosis, treatment and long-term care management of patients with sleep disorders. 


Responsibilities will include:
facilitating tests and collecting data
responsible for preparing equipment, recording activities, and analyzing results
responsible for following proper polysomnographic procedures including the use of electrodes, sensors, calibration of equipment, and fitting of airway pressure masks
analysis (scoring) of clinical events, such as respiratory and cardiac episodes, and tabulation of final data to be submitted for further review
required compliance with regulations and laws concerning safety control

Job Requirements:
High School diploma or higher education level
Completion of an accredited Polysomnography program
Certified by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist "RPSGT" or certified as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Virginia Department of Health Professions licensure
Current BCLS certification
Certification in basic cardiac life support (BCLS) and/or CPR
Vaccination and immunization records or titers may be required

STATEMENT OF POLICY MedBridge is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN (AAP) The affirmative Action Plans for Minorities and Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available for inspection, by appointment, with Human Resources during regular business hours upon request.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION If you are an individual with the disability who may require an accommodation may contact Brenda Underwood at 864-272-1843 or TTY: 711 (Relay).
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY This employer participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.  


bunderwood@medbridgehealth.com 

Polysom RRT Positions

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2020


Chief objective of this position:
 

To provide safe, reliable, diagnostic sleep testing and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations, in accordance to discipline training level, Clinical Practice Guidelines, hospital standards, guidelines and protocols, as well as to serve as a respiratory care and sleep medicine technical resource and educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students and can function as a shift team leader in the absence of the supervisor.
 

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
 

Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Therapist
Current registry from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Current AHA BLS Certification
Current registry from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) for Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
 

Current license as a Respiratory Therapist by the Commonwealth of Virginia
Current RRT
Current RPSGT
Current AHA BLS Certification
 

Experience REQUIRED:
 

Two (2) years of clinical experience functioning as a respiratory therapist.
Two (2) years of clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as a recording and scoring polysomnographic technologist.
Two (2) years of clinical experience using a variety of Sleep Medicine equipment, troubleshooting and correcting recording artifacts.
One (1) year of clinical experience in pediatrics.
Previous affiliation or work experience in a similar practice setting.
 

Experience PREFERRED
 

Three (3) years of experience functioning as a diagnostic respiratory therapist.
Two (2) year of experience in pediatrics as a sleep technologist.
Experience using Compumedics diagnostic software, capnography, and advanced treatment modalities
Experience performing MSLT, MWT and HSAT operations
Academic healthcare experience
Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)
 

Education, training and/or experience that has satisfied the eligibility requirements for both the National Board for Respiratory Care (or its predecessor organizations), and the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
Education/training PREFERRED:
 

Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited program
Current related credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) or National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB)
Current ACLS and/or PALS
Training and competency in RRT and RPSGT functions for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.
Determines when to implement therapy during sleep testing operations established guidelines, protocols and provider orders. 

Other notes:
VCU Health is hiring several Polysom RRT positions as we expand our Pediatrics Sleep Medicine Department. Qualified applicants can apply directly via the link below.
 

https://www.healthcaresource.com/mcvh/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=10135728 

Sleep Board Certified Neurologist

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020


Full or part time outpatient position. Looking for a sleep board certified neurologist to help manage and evaluate patients in Northern VA. We currently have 4 sleep labs and read 100-150 sleep studies per month. Great place to live and raise kids. Competitive salary and benefits depending on experience and output. Production bonus available. . 

RPSGT - Sleep Tech

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2020


RPSGT - SLEEP TECH - SIGN-ON BONUS IN MARTINSVILLE, VA AT SOVAH HEALTH – MARTINSVILLE


Licensed with the VA Board of Medicine in Polysomnography (or eligible). Experience working in a sleep laboratory. Registered by the BRPT as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or a respiratory therapist with a sleep endorsement by the NBRC. Your choice of nightly 12-hour shifts.
 

Performs patient and equipment set-ups to affect acceptable tracings. Performs PAP mask fittings. Performs BIPAP/CPAP/ASV titrations. Scores records. Help train new Sleep Laboratory personnel. Assists patients. A willingness to learn to perform EEG’s is a plus. We are growing and Full Time and PRN Tech I, II, and III and Trainee positions are available. Send a copy of your credentials and experience to Joseph Anderson at Joseph.Anderson@lpnt.netor call me for more information at 276+-666-7348..