Polysomnographic Technologist, Registered | Sleep Lab
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Facility: 2801 University Building Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Performs quality diagnostic polysomnographic (PSG), as well as titration, multiple sleep latency (MSLT), and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) will be performed. Records and provides relevant and accurate data to physicians for diagnostic use in the treatment of patients with sleep/wake disorders. Educates patients with prescribed therapies. May also follow-up with patients when applicable. May provide education to patients for sleep testing when necessary. Calls in for technical troubleshooting as necessary. Responsible for performing either Sleep Study Procedures or Neurological Testing for all patient populations. Understands the testing equipment in detail, including its structure, function, indications for use, physiological effect upon the patient, and basic maintenance/troubleshooting procedures. Ability to apply principles of anatomy and physiology, normal and abnormal, related to procedure performed. Monitors and documents appropriately in medical record per facility guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) standards and accreditation. Possesses a thorough knowledge and understanding of the disease and pathological conditions encountered. Ability to work with all age groups and those with growth and developmental needs of unique client populations. Performs other department specific duties as required. Dependent on facility and department needs, participate in various types of scoring or tabulation of studies. Oversees students and/or staff are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as part of their training when necessary.
This position is full time 72 hours a pay period working rotating day and night shifts. One weekend a month is required.
Degree in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology program, Respiratory Technology program, or other Medical specialty preferred.
Minimum of two years of related work experience in Sleep Disorders field preferred.
Registration by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) required as a Polysomnographic Technologist in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by this position per state. Will also consider registration from American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Continuing education units (CEU) mandatory to maintain licensure. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required within 60 days of employment.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-10702