The candidate of choice will perform skilled technical work in the administration of specialized procedures/studies used for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Employee will perform diagnostic testing in a variety of clinical settings. Duties performed include: taking, developing, and interpreting test results for physician review; summarizing and communicating technical findings; and using and maintaining technical equipment effectively. Work involves working directly with patients – preparing patients for procedures, positioning patients and providing instructions. Work may include training and/or supervising others.
Polysomnographic Record Scoring ◦Assist with scoring sleep / wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines ◦Assist with scoring clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc.) with center specific protocols ◦Assist with the generation of accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data
Gather and Analyze Patient Information ◦Review history, physical information, medications, procedure request, and study protocol ◦Complete and verify documentation ◦Explain the procedure and orient that patient to the sleep center
Polysomnogram Testing Preparation / Procedures ◦ Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments, if necessary ◦ Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards ◦ Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments, if necessary ◦ Perform routine polysomnograms and positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
CLINICALSUPPORTPOSITION – NOTSUBJECT TO STATEHUMANRESOURCESACT.
The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.
Special Instructions To Application:
* Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities. * Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Associate's degree in medical sonography, cardio/vascular sonography, or related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 001575
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, one of only four academic Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine programs in North Carolina offering a three-year fellowship, has a broad-based faculty with interests and expertise in all aspects of the specialty including, outpatient consultative care, Medical Critical Care, and all procedural aspects of the specialty, including interventional pulmonology and medical thoracoscopy.
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