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Sleep Lab Supervisor

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  62550

 

JOB SUMMARY

Supervises Polysomnographers in hospital- and clinic-based labs and maintains staffing schedule. Provides polysomnographic testing on patients from newborn to 21 years of age consistent with accepted standards. Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary team in assessing, implementing, planning, and evaluating patient care services. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • 5 years of experience in pediatrics or related field
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care or related healthcare field
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher within 30 days of employment
  • Good, independent judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to work without supervision
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to work with others
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Oversees and provides diagnostic polysomnographic testing on patients from newborn to 21 years of age, integrating emotional, psychosocial, educational, and growth and development needs of the patient and family by providing polysomnographic tests in accordance with accepted national standards.
  2. Monitors and appropriately addresses the learning needs, comprehension, understanding, and compliance of the patient and family with regard to treatment and testing.
  3. Supervises Sleep Center personnel and operations, ensuring quality standards are met and resources used appropriately.
  4. Provides leadership and adds value to the department.
  5. Provides administrative coverage.
  6. Collaborates with leadership to maintain accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
  7. Collaborates with Clinical Engineering and Information Systems & Technology to identify, correct, and prevent issues with equipment.
  8. Manages the performance improvement process for the department and participates in the achievement of organizational and departmental goals.
  9. Participates in program development, writing, and reviewing policies and procedures and maintaining regulatory standards in conjunction with Pulmonary Diagnostics Manager.
  10. Manage the day to day operations of the staff, including but not limited to: work assignments, task management, time tracking/management, and on-the-job training.
  11. Take an active role in coaching and mentoring the team to ensure continued employee growth and success both on the team and at the broader CHOA organization.
  12. Assist manager with employee performance evaluations and hiring decisions.

 

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS* Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistanceBending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)WORKING CONDITIONS* Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Clinical/Nursing Support - Clinical Support

Posted
12/16/2020
Salary Range
$40,000.00 - 76,000.00
per Year
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Location
Atlanta, GA 30342, US