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Polysomnographic Technologist

Abbotsford, BC
2 days ago

Are you someone who is looking to work in a new, meaningful, and dynamic environment? Do you have expert-level knowledge of evidence-based polysomnographic theory and practice? If you've answered yes, then we want you to keep reading.

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC's entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting casual opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Polysomnographic Technologist to our Sleep Lab based out of Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre in Abbotsford, British Columbia.
Build on your education & career experience as you:
    •Perform polysomnograms for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep/arousal disorders. •Receive and prepare patients for polysomnographic studies by receiving requisitions from physicians, reviewing case history and assessing the nature of the problem to determine process and direct study accordingly. •Conduct various polysomnographic related tests involving non-invasive techniques such as electroencephalography, electrooculography, electromyography, electrocardiography, multiple sleep latency and respiratory tracings on patients. •Operate a variety of monitoring devices required for sleep studies, calibrate and adjust the equipment during test processes, take appropriate measurements from test data produced in order to demonstrate whether abnormalities exist, and ensure that the data generated is processed to provide computerized written and graphic reports. •Keep close surveillance on patients during the polysomnographic study for crisis intervention by observing and responding in the event of cardiac arrest or other emergent situations. •Formulate preliminary polysomnographic study reports to facilitate the identification of dysfunction in sleep/wake cycles, the diagnosis of breathing disorders during sleep, and the evaluation of treatment of these disorders. •Participate in team activities to ensure an efficient and effective delivery of service by attending departmental in-service programs and meetings including goal setting, planning, participating in new initiatives, reviewing current literature, consulting with other health care providers, promoting quality management principles for team operations, and making recommendations regarding modifications and development of procedures.
To join our team, you have:
    •A Diploma in Respiratory Therapy or Electroneurophysiology Technology from an accredited institution. •One (1) year's recent, related experience in sleep study work or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Eligible for registration with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT). •Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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