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SleepTechnician II - Erie

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Erie, PA
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Night (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Records and analyzes electrical activity of patient's brain waves and other physiological variables, using polysomnography, to aid Physician in diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Applies surface electrodes to patient's head to obtain electroencephalogram (EEG) measurement and applies other combinations of sensors and electrodes to patient to obtain measurements such as electromyogram (EMG), electrooculogram (EOG), electrocardiogram (EKG), air flow respiratory effort, and oxygen saturation. 
  • Operates various pieces of monitoring equipment to observe patient during test and to record patient's sleep activities. Operates polysomnograph equipment to record electrical activity of brain waves and other physiological variables and records notes on graph to eliminate from consideration physiological measurements caused by such activities as patient opening eyes, turning head, or turning body. 
  • Studies polysomnogram to recognize arrhythmias and abnormal respiratory patterns and calls Physician or other emergency personnel if needed. 
  • Identifies wake and sleep EEG waveforms recorded on polysomnograms. 
  • Scores and generates reports for a variety of polysomnogram tracings and summarizes data showing stages of sleep, abnormal breathing events, periodic leg movements, arrhythmias, and other information. 
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
  • Meets time and attendance guidelines per hospital policy

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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