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Respiratory Therapist - Sleep Studies in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hummelstown

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.90

Shift: Night

Hours: 7:00p - 7:30a

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Performs comprehensive sleep testing and analysis, and associated interventions under the general supervision of a sleep technologist and/or the medical director or designee. Primarily responsible for preparing equipment, gathering patient information, reviewing study protocols and providing explanations of procedures to sleep study patients. Follows proper polysomnographic practices, including applying electrodes and sensors, calibrating equipment and fitting positive airway pressure masks. Duties also include testing preparation procedures, data acquisition, and observation documentation of sleep and wake stages and respiratory and cardiac events. Responsible for respiratory therapy duties including oxygen administration and assessment for respiratory care services under physician supervision. On-the-job training provided for polysomnographic responsibilities. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to achieve optimal patient outcomes consistent with evidence-based practice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Associate's Degree

  • Graduate of an approved Respiratory program

    If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Union: Non Bargained

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Position Respiratory Therapist - Sleep StudiesLocation US:PA:HummelstownReq ID 6987

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