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Swedish Health Services Polysomnographer / Sleep Technologist Registered - Cherry Hill in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Sleep Technologist Registered (0.6 FTE, Day Shift) to work for the Sleep Lab Department at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Sleep Technologist is responsible for performing comprehensive adult and pediatric polysomnographic testing, analysis, patient care and education, and associated interventions including diagnostic and therapeutic services such as CPAP, Bi-level, ASV, and O2 titration, under the general oversight of the Lab Supervisor, Manager, Director, or designee.

In this position you will:

  • Gather and analyze patient information: verifies medical order and protocol; complete and verify documentation; and orient patient and explain procedures; use excellent judgment in interpreting and clarifying orders; assess risks and intervenes appropriately.

  • Calibrate recording equipment and prepare ancillary equipment; apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted standards; fit therapeutic masks; perform physiological calibrations and ensures proper and expected signals; be able to troubleshoot problems independently.

  • Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines; scores clinical events according to current guidelines; generate an accurate report by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event; process information post-test; completes shift-end report as needed.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist.

  • Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist.

  • Must obtain and provide management with proof of certification and required CECs to maintain current registered status.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

About the Cherry Hill Campus:

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 119178
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Neurology
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 3903 SCH SLEEP LAB
Address: WA Seattle 550 17th Ave

Swedish Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.