Catholic Health Initiatives SUPERVISOR-SLEEP CENTER Full Time in PENDLETON, Oregon

SUPERVISOR-SLEEP CENTER Full Time

Description

JOB STATEMENT:

The Sleep Lab Supervisor is responsible for ensuring safe, age specific and competent diagnostic testing for all patients and for providing direction and communication between the VP of Patient Care, staff and Physician to assure effective, efficient operation within service. The Sleep Lab Supervisor will perform all duties required of a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist with direct supervisory responsibility of the Sleep Lab Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Primary functions and responsibilities include connecting sleep lab equipment to patients, ensuring sleep lab equipment and supplies are adequately maintained in stock as well as assisting with patient education to patients in outpatient settings if needed.

Ensures all department policies and protocals meet with Sleep Lab accreditation standards.

Ability and willingness to work with patients’ growth and development needs particularly related to the age of patients in the unit/area(s) of assignment.

Ability to manage a chaotic work environment related to changing patient needs, including work with pediatric patients and their families.

Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values (e.g., efficiency and financial responsibility, safety, partnership & service, teamwork, compassion, integrity, trust and respect).

Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with principles for service excellence.

Works to ensure quality, growth, people and financial standards are met.

Develops education plan for self and collaborates with clinical and clerical teams to develop education plan for individuals and the team.

Oversees facility issues related to furniture and equipment including preventive maintenance upkeep and repair.

Responds to client needs, assures patient satisfaction is met and that complaints are handled and resolved.

Exercise sound working relationships with other staff and may be required to precept and be responsible for the work of students, trainees and assistants.

Other Responsibilities:

Values Behaviors: It is essential that all employees are able to support the values of St Anthony Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. Each person is expected to interact effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, and staff, as well as demonstrate a commitment to service, hospital values, and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  1. Reverence – Create a workplace that: fosters community and respects the inherent dignity of every person.Promotes employee participation and ensures safety and well being.

  2. Integrity – Exercise good faith and honesty in all dealings and transactions.Avoid conflicts of interest and/or the appearance of conflicts of interest. Provide accurate and truthful information in all transactions.

  3. Compassion – Exercise responsible stewardship of both human and financial resources.Maintain and protect the confidentiality of patient, employee and organizational information.

  4. Excellence – Maintain a high level of knowledge and skill among all who serve in order to provide a high quality of care.

Performance Improvement: Understands and actively supports the organizational and departmental Performance Improvement Initiatives.

  1. Can verbalize employee’s overall responsibility and role in the St. Anthony Hospital Performance Improvement Program.

  2. Can identify PDCA as St.AnthonyHospital’s guide for Process Improvement.

  3. Can submit evidence of participation in a Performance Improvement activity completed within the last 12 months.(Organizational, departmental, or individual.)

  4. Supports Operations through responsiveness to requests for assistance, information and leadership.

  5. Provides and maintains effective communications within areas of responsibility, the community and all levels of leadership and staff.

  6. Builds necessary linkages/relationships with personnel and external entities (vendors, consultants, etc) to facilitate success of assignments.

  7. Creates organizational responsiveness to meet the needs of customers.

Demonstrates a spirit of continuous learning illustrated via taking on new and challenging assignments.

Exercise sound working relationships and foster cooperation with members and other business units.

5.

Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Lifts, moves supplies/equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.

6.

Ability to make decisions that are varied but usually confined to situations which are familiar. There are several defined alternative solutions available.

7.

Performs other duties within the scope of his/her job.

Age Specific Population Served:

o Neonatal (0-28 days) o Infant (28 days – 1 yr.) o Pediatric (1 – 12 yrs.)

x Adolescent (12 – 20 yrs.) x Adult (20 – 61 yrs.) x Geriatric (62 yrs. )

Must be open to additional responsibilities as required by administration.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Ability and willingness to demonstrate and maintain competency as required for job title and the unit/area(s) of assignment.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee regularly is required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing job duty the Sleep Lab Supervisor is subject to stressful professional work situations, infectious disease and environmental hazards. Is subjected to Universal Precautions risk exposure to blood borne pathogens. Muscular strain from moving or lifting equipment, supplies, or patients is frequent. This individual walks and stands for long periods of time in the performance of job duties and sits intermittently throughout the day. The Sleep Lab Supervisor typically works in a clean, well lit, heated and ventilated health care facility. Rotation of shifts is required, as needed, with occasional to moderate overtime as dictated by patient demands.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this document is intended to exclude the opportunity for modifications or adjustment to the job or the manner of performing it consistent with the requirement to provide reasonable accommodation to the disabled. With or without accommodation, the essential functions must be performed. Employees unable to accomplish any functions may request reasonable accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Associates Degree; Minimum Three years clinical experience.

Licensure:

Basic CPR; Oregon Registered Polysomnographer Technologist License. National Board Registry preferred.

Job Director/Manager/Supervisor

Primary Location OREGON-PENDLETON-ST ANTHONY HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule S-S

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0160018

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.