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Casual Overnight Sleep Study Technician

GenesisCare - Auchenflower, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

At GenesisCare we want to hear from people who are as passionate as we are about innovation and working together to drive better life outcomes for patients around the world.

An excellent opportunity exists for a casual Sleep Technician to join GenesisCare at our Brisbane, QLD Sleep Investigation Units.

You will be responsible to perform comprehensive polysomography (PSG) testing, analysis, and associated interventions. Depending on proficiency level, the Sleep Technician may be also required to conduct more advanced analysis and scoring of sleep studies, administrative duties, as well as assisting in the delivery of staff training activities.

What You’ll Do

Technical/ Clinical duties:

  • Adhere to the Overnight Laboratory PSG Procedure and relevant work instructions including but not limited to:
    • Equipment care and calibration
    • Pre-examination procedures including orientating the patient to the sleep investigation unit, explaining sleep study procedures and performing routine positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting and patient education.
    • Accurately complete and verify GSC/hospital documentation including collection, review and integration of patient information in order to determine testing parameters and meet the patient-specific needs
    • Electrode and sensor application as per accepted established guidelines
    • Verifying signal quality including identification and reporting of signal abnormalities and performing troubleshooting procedures
    • Overnight monitoring and attending to the patient
    • Follow infection control procedures for all equipment
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognise and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education of paediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Conduct sleep study analysis (scoring) or other technical or administrative duties as required during the time allocated for the overnight PSG procedure
  • Conduct daytime sleep studies as required
Customer Service
  • Provide quality customer service by acting in the best interest of the customer at all times
  • Promote and maintain a positive organisational image and good customer relations
  • Act upon direction from management & senior staff
  • Communicate and liaise appropriately with customers, all Genesis SleepCare staff, Genesis Care representatives and other external parties as required in order to effectively treat patients referred to the service
  • Provide leadership and supervision to trainee Sleep technicians
  • Demonstrate and promote positive work practices and professionalism through appropriate personal behaviour
  • Promote and maintain a positive organisational image and good community relations.

General Accountabilities
  • Adhere to relevant National and State Health standards, applicable laws, regulations, guidelines.
  • Adhere to relevant company policies and procedures that are relevant to the performance of the duties specified in this job description including the Genesis Care Code of Conduct.
  • Attend and participate in various programs and meetings i.e. Quality improvement, Infection Control, Occupational Health and Safety, Performance Management Program, team meetings as directed.
  • Maintain essential certifications through attendance of annual ALS, fire safety, manual handling and other mandatory courses as directed.
  • Participate in equipment care and maintenance.

Who You Are
  • Australian residency
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Sound understanding or ability to acquire skills in physiological monitoring and interpretation of signals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to liaise with persons of varied backgrounds with a focus on patient centred care
  • High level of organisational and time management skills, including the ability to set own priorities, plan, and organise own work
  • Advanced computer skills including the ability to troubleshoot technical problems
  • Responsibility and reliability to work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to work 3 hr - 12 hr evening and overnight shifts
  • Previous experience in sleep medicine is highly regarded

What’s In It For You
  • Ongoing opportunities for professional development to keep up to date with current clinical practices in a rapidly developing organisation
  • Work in a collaborative and friendly environment delivering outstanding outpatient care

Who We Are

We are 5000 highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K., Spain, China and the United States, designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer, heart and sleep disease.

Global care

Across the world, we have more than 440 centres to help us bring the right care to our patients. For radiation therapy, that includes 14 centres in the UK, 21 in Spain, 36 in Australia and 300 in the U.S. We also offer cardiology and sleep services at more than 80 locations across Australia. Every year our team sees more than 400,000 people globally.

People centricity is at the heart of what we do—whether that person is a patient, a referring doctor, a partner or someone in our team. We aim to build culture of ‘care’ that is patient focused and performance driven. Our people promise is “do your life’s best work, by always growing, having a profound human impact and making great things happen together.” If you’d like to make a difference, join us at GenesisCare.

GenesisCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Auchenflower, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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