About the Job
Under the general supervision of the facility medical director, provides quality and comprehensive diagnostic services in Sleep Medicine. Includes evaluating sleep disorders through both in lab and home sleep apnea testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive care, and direct patient education.
- Performs diagnostic testing for sleep disorders including baseline diagnostic polysomnograms (PSG), positive airway pressure titrations (CPAP, Bi-level PAP, AVAPs, ASV), multiple sleep latency (MSLT), titration of oral devices for OSA, and supplemental oxygen titration
- Participates in performance improvement activities, design to evaluate and improve services, and ensure compliance with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s facility standards
- Ensures the health, comfort, and safety of patients
- Collects and transports biological specimens for analysis
- Provides direction and serves as a clinical reference for trainees, overseeing work and providing guidance/correction as needed
- Performs other related duties as assigned
- Maintains regular and predictable attendance
- Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field
- Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
- Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit
Full-time 72 hours per pay period- Variable Shift
At Kootenai Health’s Sleep Laboratory, sleep studies are conducted night and day, seven days a week within our facility. Our state-of-the-art six-room sleep laboratory helps patients uncover the underlying issues preventing them from a full-night’s rest.
- Registration by the National Board of Respiratory Care (ABSM) as a Sleep Disorder Specialist (RRT-SDS) or Registration by the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) as a Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) or Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a RPSGT required
- Active Idaho license in one of the outlined credentials (RRT-SDS, RST, BRPT)
- Completion of 10 CEC continuing education credits annually
- BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS during General Orientation
- Exposure to blood and body fluids, etc.
- Must be able to assist in patient transfer
- Must be able to maintain a standing position
- Must be able to reach arms above or below shoulder height
- Typical equipment used in a clinical job
About Kootenai Health
Kootenai Health is a highly esteemed healthcare organization serving patients throughout northern Idaho and the Inland Northwest. We have been recognized with many accolades and distinctions, including being a Gallup Great Workplace, No. 1 Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations, and Magnet™ Status for Nursing Excellence. We pride ourselves on our outstanding reputation as an employer and a healthcare provider.
As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
- 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage. Benefits start 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
- Kootenai Health’s tuition assistance program is available after 90 days. If you want to further your education, we'll help you pay for it
- Kootenai Health will match your contributions in a defined contribution 457 retirement plan based on years of service ranging from 3-6 percent. Kootenai Health will contribute an amount equal to two percent of your gross earnings
- Competitive salaries with night, weekend, and PRN shift differentials
- An award-winning and incentive-driven wellness program. Including a MyHealth corporate team, onsite financial seminars, and coaching
- Employees receive discounts at The Wellness Bar, PEAK Fitness, various cell phone carriers, and more
- Robust and interactive employee referral program
- And much more
Kootenai Health provides exceptional support for extraordinary careers. If you want to work on a high-quality, person-centered healthcare team, we can't wait to meet you!
Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex.