Our Sleep Lab and diagnostic Neurophysiology team are seeking a Registered Polysomnography Technologist II to join their team at the Kelowna General Hospital.
The Polysomnography (PSG) Technologist is responsible for producing quality overnight sleep recordings of patients. This includes preparing clients for polysomnographic studies and performing related tasks such as collecting patient information and data and preparing recordings for interpretation and writing reports.
Typical duties and responsibilities include:
• Receiving and preparing patients for non-invasive studies and testing such as electroencephalography, electrooculography, electromyography, electrocardiography, non-invasive ventilation (CPAP and BiPAP), multiple sleep latency and respiratory tracings
• Patient surveillance during study and taking appropriate crisis interventions as required
• Formulating preliminary polysomnographic study reports for Physician diagnosis
• Maintaining, monitoring and troubleshooting laboratory equipment
Shift times are Rotating Days, Evenings & Nights - 07:00 to 15:07, 19:30 to 07:00
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Diploma in a healthcare discipline such as Respiratory Therapy, Nursing, or Electro-Neurophysiology Technology from an accredited institution. Eligible for certification/registration as appropriate with provincial and national certification and registration bodies.
A minimum of one year recent, related experience in polysomnography or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Registration as a Polysomnography Technologist with the Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologists (BRPT).
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
Please include relevent certificates with your application
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.