REQUIRED: Successful completion of an educational program leading to a certificate or Associate Degree with an emphasis in sleep technology OR successful completion of a sleep technology program associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility OR equivalent experience and documented proficiency for all competencies required of a sleep technologist.
At least one year experience working with overnight sleep studies; scoring and reviewing of records; knowledge in use of CPAP/BIPAP devices, oxygen administration and application.
Certification by a nationally recognized certification board and holds one of the following: Registered Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT), Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS).
SUMMARY: A Polysomnographic Technologist works under the general supervision of the medical director or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. A Polysomnographic Technologist can perform all duties defined for a Polysomnographic Technician and may provide oversight of other sleep center staff. The Polysomnographic Technologist is credentialed in Sleep Technology.