UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8497 (SEIU Local 925 HMC Technical)
Under general direction, conduct and score all types of sleep studies after being trained in scoring; provide an advanced level of technical expertise in sleep studies; program montages on sleep acquisition systems and troubleshoot acquisition and scoring program issues; and address issues affecting patient care delivery. Provide work direction to polysomnographic technicians and support staff.
Program montages on sleep acquisition systems; troubleshoot acquisition and scoring program issues;
Address environmental, equipment and engineering issues that affect patient care delivery; determine appropriate course of action including test cancellations and initiating system changes with manufacturer;
Provide oversight for sleep testing procedures provided in the home environment;
Assist with monitoring quality of the Sleep Center through appropriate audit systems in coordination with and as directed by management; collaborate with management to ensure operational needs are met;
Conduct and score all types of sleep studies including overnight polysomnography (multiple montages), MSLT, MWT, CPAP and Bi-level PAP titration, supplemental O2 titration, pH monitoring, and portable sleep studies;
Provide direction to staff; provide orientation and training to new employees to ensure competency as directed by management; provide on-site education of staff to meet current standards and practice guidelines as directed by management; adjust work schedules according to patient volumes;
May collaborate with management on special projects;
Perform the work of Polysomnographic Technician II;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
Graduate of an AMA-approved school of respiratory care, electroencephalogram diagnostics or polysomnography
Three years of experience conducting sleep studies in a patient care setting including one year scoring sleep studies
Certified in CPR AND registered with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
New classification in SEIU Local 925 effective 07-16-2017. Certified to SEIU 925 HMC Technical bargaining unit by PERC Case 128679-C-17, Decision 12665.