Job Title: Sleep Technologist
Santiam Hospital is looking for you to join the Santiam Hospital health care team of innovative leaders located in the heart of Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley. We are currently seeking a Sleep Technologist to join our Cardiopulmonary Department.
Santiam Hospital proudly offers excellent career opportunities, benefits, and support that will allow you to grow in your career and fully enjoy your passions.
Job Summary: Full-time technologist that performs patient set-ups for overnight sleep testing and records overnight polysomnographic and video recordings for diagnostic evaluation. Communicates and coordinates activities with Sleep Lab Leader/Supervisor. Administers sleep medications per policy.
Department Description: Santiam Sleep Center provides patients with various diagnostic tests to detect all aspects of sleep disturbances and neurological related disorders.
Patient Care- Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties, interactions, treatments, and preventative health-care measures within the scope of practice.
Communication- Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and discuss quality issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.
Time Management- Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to completion within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
Conflict Resolution- Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes and negotiate with others to reach a mutually beneficial decision.
Social Perceptiveness- Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers.
Medical Terminology – Knowledge of medical records, procedures, and terminology. Ability to read, interpret and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.