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The polysomnographic technologist, under the direction of the supervisor and the Patient Services Manager ,
prepares the pediatric patient, conducts overnight physiologic studies -polysomnograms(PSG), collects vital signs
and other pertinent information to ensure proper interpretation by the physician /polysomnographer in accordance
with established policies and procedures as assigned. Maintains vigilience in a non -stimulating environment and
knows when to consult the supervisor physician regarding the patients status. Attention to detail is critical since the
quality of data from the PSG is solely the responsibility of the technologist.
High school graduate. Previous education in allied health or life science is helpful in assimilating the normal and abnormal physiology, as well as in working with the sophisticated equipment used during the polysomnogram. . Become A Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) within 6 months of hire following 18 month clinical experience at the pediatric sleep center.
A minimum of two (2)years in Health Care related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience if not a RPSGT. Training in the Pediatric Sleep Center may be a possibility. Minimum one (1) year health care experience that includes neonates, young infants, toddlers and special needs children.
Obtain RPSGT credential within 2 years.
Has the ability to understand normal cardiorespiratory, neurologic, and sleep/wake physiology.
Overnight as well as flexible shifts
Preferable a sleep technologist at least 1 year experience or 2 years healthcare experience as a PCA, CNA or MA. Preferably experience with pediatrics and bi-lingual a plus but not mandatory. Knowledge of computers and CPR certification required. EPIC experience preferred. Night shift work experience preferred.