Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Posted on: October 12, 2021
MercyOne Central Iowa operates four
not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des
Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals –
MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne
Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) –
along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than
50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty
clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central
Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines
and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more
than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000
physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a
member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a
collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two
of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health
organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and
Sign On Bonus and Weekend Package Available!
Des Moines Sleep Center is looking for a qualified Polysomnographic
Technologist to join their team. This would be a night position
with shift differential working 3 shifts from 7p to 7am.
is performed under the supervision of the Sleep Lab Director and
requires thorough knowledge of the function and safe operation of
equipment used to monitor and record breathing (airflow/effort),
electroencephalograms (brain waves), electrocardiograms (heart rate
and rhythm), electromyograms (muscle activity), and pulse oximetry
(blood oxygenation / saturation).
observing and evaluating daytime and overnight
/ scoring sleep study
in the tabulation of data from scored records, and
and checking equipment for possible changes/adjustments as
necessary during the study
and analyze patient information. Verify documentation and physician
and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper
functioning and make adjustments, if necessary.
electrodes and sensors according to accepted published
diagnostic and therapeutic (CPAP, BIPAP) polysomnography, MSLT and
polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing
quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and make adjustments,
routine PAP mask fitting.
routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events,
changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to
facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic
MercyOne Des Moines provides you with the same level of care you
provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and
offer benefits that complement work/life balance.
We offer the following benefits to support you and your
Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity
Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children
and/or dependent adults
Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
- Paid Time
Assistance for career growth and development
401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Whether you are an experienced Technologies 'who's seen it
all' or a nurse working toward that, we invite you to join
MercyOne Des Moines today and experience MercyOne with
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
completion of an accredited educational program leading to an
associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography OR successful
completion of a polysomnography program of no less than one year
duration associated with a state licensed and/or nationally
accredited educational facility OR equivalent experience and
documented proficiency at all competencies required of a
by a nationally recognized certification board as a Registered
Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT). Licensed by the State of
Iowa as a Polysomnographic Technologist.
the RPSGT credential and the State Licensure through educational
activity as outlined by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic
Technologist (BRPT) and State of Iowa.
Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, Des Moines , Polysom Technologist, Other , Clive, Iowa
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