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Sleep Technologist

Company: UCHealth
Location: Steamboat Springs
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

$5,000.00 Sign On Bonus available to qualified candidates

WILLING TO TRAIN THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FOR POSITION AS LONG AS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ARE MET

Exciting job opportunity in a place tucked away among the Rocky Mountains in Northwest Colorado. Steamboat Springs offers spectacular outdoor adventures throughout the year. The charm and charisma of this beautiful mountain valley makes for an outstanding place to raise a family, enjoy an active lifestyle and engage in a purposeful career.

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (YVMC) is a 39-bed acute care hospital providing sophisticated medical services to more than 51,000 outpatients annually. We are a non-profit, non-tax supported community hospital that is dedicated to serving the needs of residents throughout northwest Colorado.

Join Yampa Valley Medical Center and be empowered in your role through ongoing education, training and collaborative co-workers.

Facility: Yampa Valley Medical Center- Steamboat Springs, CO

Department: Med Surg

Work Schedule: Full Time Nights (36 hours/week)

Summary:

Provides care for patients undergoing sleep studies and sleep disorder treatment.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares for the arrival of the patient by setting up and preparing the equipment for the ordered test. Interviews patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain testing procedures.
  • Performs testing and any additional testing required for sleep disorder that is noted.
  • Scores, interprets and reports results of sleep studies. Educates patients about test results, sleep disorders, community support groups, and available resources.
  • Prepares, calibrates, repairs, and maintains equipment required for testing. Determines and reports needed repairs and replacements.


Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or GED. Preferred: Graduate of an accredited Polysomnography or Respiratory Therapy program.

Required Licensure/Certification: Registered as a Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) or equivalent, or Registered as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). State licensure if required by law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Minimum Experience: None required.

BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

The pay range for this position is: $24.11- $36.17 / hour. An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Vail , Sleep Technologist, Other , Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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