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Neurodiagnostic Tech III - Night Shift

LifePoint Hospitals

Location: Martinsville, Virginia
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: November 14, 2023
Night shift, 10 hr/shift, rotate weekends
Submission for the position: Neurodiagnostic Tech III - Night Shift - (Job Number: 7455-11551)
Neurodiagnostic Tech III - Night Shift
Sovah Health - Martinsville
Martinsville, VA.
Sign-On Bonus: $20,000
Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.
Where We Are:
In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time!
Why Choose Us:
· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
· Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training
· And much more…
Position Summary:
Sovah Martinsville is seeking a full-time Neurodiagnostic Tech III to help train new Sleep Laboratory personnel.  Practices in accordance with state and federal law and health care regulatory standards. Competent in performing advanced sleep testing procedures and associated interventions. Works independently under the “general” supervision of the RPSGT Sleep Center Clinical Manager or Patient Care Coordinator or the Medical Director.  Attends training and educational seminars as prescribed by the Sleep Center Clinical Manager or the Medical Director.
• Ability to recognize normal and abnormal sleep patterns and tracings.
• Recognizes sleep stages.
• Ability to recognize and eliminate artifact.
• Knowledgeable of common sleep disorders and treatment options. Able to educate patients using appropriate techniques.
• Helps train and supervise Sleep Laboratory Technicians and Trainees.
• Supervises and performs patient and equipment set-up and effects acceptable tracings per department policy and procedure.
• Ability to recognize EKG rhythms and dysrhythmias. Able to act on life threatening arrhythmias.
• If trained, performs EEGS and Endarterectomy EEGS.
• Scores records, if trained, according to guidelines set by the AASM.
• Schedules patients for additional studies as indicate
• Performs acceptable CPAP/BIPAP/ASV titrations per dept. protocols. Includes the proper use oxygen therapy as per department protocols.
• Able to communicate knowledgably with patients in order to elicit information and/or cooperation necessary to perform and complete studies.
• Performs patient and equipment calibrations.
• Cleans and maintains equipment in accordance with department policy on a daily basis.
• Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and determine course of action.
• Properly documents information regarding patients on studies and tech reports.
• Scores records, if trained, according to guidelines set by the AASM.
• Assists with the clerical and recordkeeping within the lab.
Minimum Education:
• Associates degree with five years of experience as a RPSGT OR ten years of experience as a RPSGT OR dual credentialing and practicing in at least two disciplines including RPSGT and another credential (i.e. RST, RPFT, RRT, RN, CRT, LPN, EMT, CCSH, etc.).
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Required Skills:
• Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
• Requires full range of body motion, including handling and lifting patients, manual dexterity and eye and hand coordination. Requires standing, walking, stooping and stretching. Occasionally lifts, carries and pushes items weighing up to 100 lbs. (Mechanical ventilators, electrocardiographs, stretchers, and patient care carts). Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions extended shifts.
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Required Certifications/Licenses:
• AHA Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine to practice Polysomnography.
• Licensed with the VA Board of Medicine in Polysomnography.
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Minimum Work Experience:
• Ten years of experience working in a sleep laboratory as a RPSGT which includes at least five years of specific training administered by a RPSGT and a Sleep Board Certified Medical Director OR meet the minimum education/experience requirements for this position.
EEOC Statement:
SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Radiology/Imaging Services
Schedule: Full-time Location(s): Virginia-Martinsville