Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Oct 08, 2019
Description: Performs home sleep study electronic downloading, reading and scoring of data for physician interpretation. Discusses sleep test results with patients and provides them with information regarding treatment alternatives. Instructs patients on proper use, maintenance and cleaning of sleep apnea equipment. Provides clinical support to patients via telephone calls or e-mail support to patients having issues or questions regarding sleep apnea equipment. Essential Responsibilities: Performs home sleep study downloads, reading and scoring.Provides clinical support to patients via phone calls or e-mail, including call backs and troubleshooting issues.Instructs patients on proper use, maintenance, and cleaning of sleep apnea equipment, including sleep education clinics.Communicates with outside Respiratory/DME (Durable Medical Equipment) providers to facilitate patients sleep equipment needs.Assists patient with referral process for sleep testing.Participates in outpatient sleep QA process. Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum one (1) year of experience as Respiratory Care Practitioner (Respiratory Therapy) working with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), Bi-Level devices and interfaces. Education Graduate of one (1) or two (2) year respiratory therapy program or equivalent education and training. High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration Current WA State RCP, current BLS Certification, and Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) by date of hire/transfer Additional Requirements: N/A Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years of experience as Respiratory Care Practitioner (Respiratory Therapy) working with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), Bi-Level devices and fitting interfaces. Previous experience with PSG and/or home sleep studies. Acute respiratory care experience and home respiratory care experience with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure), Bi-Level devices, interface fitting and home sleep studies. Three (3) months training in out-patient sleep apnea services including one (1) month of supervised practice. Graduate of four (4) year degree respiratory therapy program. Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Capitol Hill South Building 125 16th Ave. E Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW ProTech Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Pulmonology Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.