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Sleep Technician Trainee Tech I

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Job ID: 195440
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: 7pm-8am- 3 shifts per week-EOW Train on wkd-day

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Sleep Disorder

(7pm-8am - 3 shifts per week- EOW Training on weekends - day shift)

A sleep technician trainee develops competency in and performs basic sleep testing procedures and interventions. The sleep technician trainee works under the direction of a registered sleep technologist. Please note that this is a trainee position and that the incumbent will be learning all procedures under the direct supervision of a registered sleep technologist. It is expected that the trainee will study all training material provided to them to prepare them for hands-on instruction in conducting overnight sleep tests. Lab Manager or his/her designee will review training materials and perform progress checks with the incumbent to provide educational support and to ensure that established benchmarks are achieved. Upon successful completion of the training period as determined by lab management, the incumbent will be eligible for advancement to a Tech II/experienced sleep technician position.

Develop skills in collecting, analyzing, and integrating patient information to identify and meet patient- specific needs. • Develop skills in determining final testing parameters and procedures in conjunction with lab policy and the ordering provider’s request. • Provide age-specific patient education • Develop skills for performing various polysomnographic testing procedures. • Learn to implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety, and therapeutic intervention such as positive airway pressure and oxygen administration, etc.). • Develop skills in polysomnographic data analysis. • Achieve sleep-specific educational benchmarks as determined by lab management. • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization.

H.S. Diploma/GED required and 0-1 years Customer service (pref. health-related but not required). BLS or CPR certification, preferred.

When applying to this position, if applicable, please upload your current BLS or CPR certification.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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