Sutter Health Polysomnographic Technician- Fremont (Per Diem) in Fremont, California


Job Summary:

A Polysomnographic Technician performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, and associated interventions under the general supervision of a supervising physician and surgeon, polysomnographic technologist or other licensed health care professional. Polysomnographic Technicians may provide supportive services, including but not limited to gathering and verifying patient information, testing preparation and monitoring, documenting routine observations, data acquisition and scoring, and may implement appropriate interventions for patient safety.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Collects patient vitas, explains and prepares for the procedure and orients the patient to the sleep center.

  • Implements appropriate interventions including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as mask fitting, continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.

  • Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status, pertinent medical/social history).

  • Follows the commitment to excellence and treats patients, families, visitors and each other with courtesy, dignity, respect and professionalism.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Ed ucation/Certification/Licensure:

Current registration with the Medical Board of California as a Polysomnographic Technician or current registration with the Medical Board of California as a Respiratory Care Practioner or Respiratory Therapist.

Current AHA BLS/CPR certification


Completion or current enrollment in a polysomnography program associated with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility.

A minimum of 6 months experience as a Polysomnographic Trainee with documented in all required competencies.

Comply with BRPT standards of conduct

Special Requirements:

Must successfully complete training and certifications required to become a Polysomnographic Technologist within 18 months of hire.

Travel between work locations within the bay area may be required

Workking nights shifts may be required

Documentated participation in an average of 10 hours per year of AMA Category 1 CME or CEC sleep -related educational activities over a three year period.

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Fremont

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Evening/Night

Shift Hours: 12 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Varies

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.