Provides diagnostic and supportive procedures within the realm of the Sleep Lab under the direction of the Respiratory Therapy manager and in concert with Sleep Lab Director. Performs nocturnal sleep studies in a hospital based sleep lab. Responsible for preparing patients for sleep studies, monitoring patients during data acquisition, attending to the patient and their needs, in addition to disconnecting from patient hook-up equipment. Properly sizes patients for CPAP masks and accurately delivers a desired positive airway pressure in order to treat sleep apnea.
1 - 2 years experience as a Polysomnographic Technologist, preferred
Prior experience working in an allied healthcare environment.
2 plus years experience as a registered polysomnographer. 1 plus years of scoring experience.
License and Certification Requirements:
RPSGT or working toward board registration if not currently certified. RPSGT must be obtained within 18 months of hire.
BLS at hire. ACLS with six month of employment.
License and Certification Desired:
RPSGT. RRT, CRT