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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransPolysomnographer
Orlando, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Debt-Free Education

Our promise to you: Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

  • Shift : The shift is from 6pm to 6am, three nights a week. Weekends preferred.

We have 4 locations, and our techs rotate full days at different locations depending on staffing or patient needs.

The addresses to our locations are:

Altamonte – 601 E Altamonte Dr, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Apopka – 2100 Ocoee Apopka Rd, Apopka, FL 32703

East Orlando – 7727 Lake Underhill Rd, Orlando, FL 32822

Orlando – 2300 N. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32804

The community you’ll be caring for:

· Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

· serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

· AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

· We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

Performs quality sleep studies for all patients under minimal supervision in order to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Facilitates all aspects of study completion and reporting. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Is knowledgeable in and carries out all applicable processes of the department. Participates in the Florida Hospital performance improvement program. Performs additional duties as requested.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

Patient Care Responsibilities

· Performs quality sleep recordings by collecting, analyzing, and integrating pertinent patient history information, properly preparing the patient according to age, conducting the examination, and preparing the recording for the physician interpretation.

· Implements appropriate interventions, including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and/or bi-level positive airway pressure (PAP) and Oxygen administration.

· Informs the nursing supervisor and/or the physician of changes in the patient’s condition or abnormalities on the recording, when necessary.

· Maintains supplies and equipment for patient care and maintains an orderly and efficient system for storage and retrieval of patient information.

· Provides patient education according to established guidelines.

Quality Assurance

· Accurately documents, posts, and charges for procedures to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.

· Actively supports and participates in department and hospital quality improvement initiatives as directed.

· Participates on process or performance improvement team and proactively initiates process improvement ideas.

· Maintains quality of recording scores within established guidelines.

Safety and the Environment of Care

· Adheres to hospital infection control and safety standards.

· Ensures equipment is in good working condition and initiates appropriate contacts when repairs are required.

Meeting Attendance

· Attends monthly staff meetings.

· Attends other meetings as requested.

Communication/Cooperation

· Receives and gives report clearly to communicate patient care information to provide optimal care.

· Communicates and collaborates with multidisciplinary team to ensure high quality patient care.

· Keeps supervisor informed and seeks assistance and direction from appropriate individuals when confronted with unfamiliar procedures and techniques, before implementing them, to ensure deliverance of safe and effective patient care.

· Communicates with patients and family members appropriate to age and instructs them in techniques to optimize their care in the hospital, as well as after discharge.

· Receives assignments, instructions, and guidance from supervisor and is compliant with supervisor special requests as situations dictate.

Customer Service

· Maintains a professional relationship with all customers. Maintains the confidentiality of employees, patients, administration, and medical staff information with no infractions.

· Displays a caring and courteous attitude.

Professional Standards and Ethics

· Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

· Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

· Refuses to participate in unethical procedures and assumes the responsibility of informing the appropriate authority of noted incompetence or unethical behavior.

Resource Management

· Plans and manages time appropriately.

· Practices cost containment measures by conserving hospital supplies, equipment, and human resources.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :

· Current CPR / BLS Certification.

· Working knowledge of sleep procedures and equipment.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Ability to closely observe sleep tracing and respond appropriately to seizure activity and other abnormalities;

· Ability to prepare and calibrate equipment to determine proper functioning and make adjustments as necessary.

· Ability to apply electrodes and sensors according to published standards.

· Proficient performance of physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals.

· Working knowledge of proper positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting and Titration

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

· Minimum six months’ polysomnography experience or successful completion of a sleep program.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

Certification as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (CRPT)

Basic Life Support (BLS

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Sleep Center

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 24022847

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $24.67 - $37.01

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24022847

  • Job Family: Sleep Center

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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