Polysomnographer

PolysomnographySleep Lab Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards


Title:
Polysomnographic Technologist

Department: Sleep Lab

Reports To: Clinical Coordinator, Sleep Disorders Center

Shift:  8:30pm - 7:00am

Status:  PRN

Title: Polysomnographic Technologist   554326702

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs various Sleep Disorders Testing, maintains patient records, documentation, and files, as well as scores studies while recording artifact-free records.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS


Education:
High School Graduate or Equivalent (GED).

Licensure:   R.PSG.T, Graduate of an EEG or Respiratory Therapy Program (RRT, CRT, SDS)

Experience: Twelve (12) months in Sleep Disorders Testing or EEG preferred.

Skills: CPR, familiarity with computers and soft ware programs, ability to effectively troubleshoot equipment.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Must be able to perform all Sleep Lab procedures and testing (including scoring). Any unusual occurrences and/or quality issues MUST be reported to the Clinical Coordinator of the Sleep Disorders Lab.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EFFORT

Required to sit, stand, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must concentrate, and monitor effectively. Requires 10-12 hour shifts and    weekend work as directed. Technologists are not to leave patients unattended unless retrieving another scheduled patient.