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Medical Diagnostic Specialist - Journey

Employer
East Carolina University
Location
Greenville, NC
Closing date
Jul 27, 2021
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Job Details

Job Title:

Medical Diagnostic Specialist - Journey

Position Number:

001575

Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Time-Limited:

No

Department Homepage:

https://internal-medicine.ecu.edu/pulmonary/

Advertising Department:

IM-PULMONARY

Division:

Health Sciences

Classification Title:

14251 Medical Diagnostic Speci

Competency Level:

2 - Journey

Working Title:

Medical Diagnostic Specialist - Journey

Number of Vacancies:

1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE):

1.0

Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$48,058 - $71,005

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$49,000 - $52,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:

GN12

Work Schedule:

Sun - Sat

Work Hours:

8:00 pm - 6:30 am (alternating nights per week)

Position Location (City):

Greenville

Job Category:

Staff - Medical

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, one of only four academic Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine programs in North Carolina offering a three-year fellowship, has a broad-based faculty with interests and expertise in all aspects of the specialty including, outpatient consultative care, Medical Critical Care, and all procedural aspects of the specialty, including interventional pulmonology and medical thoracoscopy.

Job Duties :

The candidate of choice will perform skilled technical work in the administration of specialized procedures/studies used for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Employee will perform diagnostic testing in a variety of clinical settings. Duties performed include: taking, developing, and interpreting test results for physician review; summarizing and communicating technical findings; and using and maintaining technical equipment effectively. Work involves working directly with patients – preparing patients for procedures, positioning patients and providing instructions. Work may include training and/or supervising others.

Polysomnographic Record Scoring
◦Assist with scoring sleep / wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines
◦Assist with scoring clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc.) with center specific protocols
◦Assist with the generation of accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data

Gather and Analyze Patient Information
◦Review history, physical information, medications, procedure request, and study protocol
◦Complete and verify documentation
◦Explain the procedure and orient that patient to the sleep center

Polysomnogram Testing Preparation / Procedures
◦ Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments, if necessary
◦ Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards
◦ Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments, if necessary
◦ Perform routine polysomnograms and positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.

CLINICAL SUPPORT POSITION – NOT SUBJECT TO STATE HUMAN RESOURCES ACT.

The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Associate’s degree in medical sonography, cardio/vascular sonography, or related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:

N/A

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Associates Degree in Polysomnography; must be registered with the BRPT or ABSM;
registered with the NC Medical Board; and
CPR certified.

License or Certification required by the Department:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicant:

* Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
* If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
* Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
* Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Open Date:

07/16/2021

Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :

07/27/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/41915

Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

AA/EOE:

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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