Polysomnographer (PRN) -Centralia
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Centralia, IL 62801
Performs diagnostic sleep studies related to the evaluation and treatment of patients with sleep disorders.
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
Prepares patient and equipment for ordered testing. Interviews patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain testing procedures.
Performs and documents testing. Monitors the patient throughout testing and intervenes as necessary to resolve patient needs or equipment issues.
Applies patient monitoring devices (EEG electrodes, EKG, EMG, EOG, airflow, respiratory effort, and oximetry) and records physiologic calibrations.
Collect, analyze and integrate patient information to identify and meet patient-specific needs; scores, interprets, and reports results of sleep studies.
Prepares, calibrates, repairs and maintains equipment required for testing. Determines and reports needed repairs/replacements.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.