Under direct supervision, is responsible for producing and
analyzing high quality sleep recordings and maintaining a safe and
welcoming environment for the patients.
- Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May
order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that
needs are escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and
confirms accuracy of delivery. May assist with cost control.
- Ensures that facilities and equipment are in optimal and proper
working condition. Coordinates preventative maintenance and repairs
as needed. May perform minor repairs if qualified and as needed.
May advise on upgrades for performance enhancements.
- Ensures patient safety is maintained at all times.
- Responsible for maintaining a sterile environment. Ensures
standard infection control precautions are observed.
- Functions independently to record sleep/wake physiology.
Performs diagnostic and therapeutic polysomnography in accordance
with physician's orders and departmental policies/procedures.
Ensures quality/clarity of recording along with detailed
- Prepares and calibrates equipment required for testing to
determine proper functioning and makes adjustments as
- Summarizes sleep study results within a technical report to be
presented at clinical case conferences.
- Assists in the training of new technicians by demonstrating
laboratory procedures and techniques.
- Assists in maintaining a clinical database which includes sleep
data files, oximetry data and other pertinent records.
Education-High School diploma
Experience-Graduate of a polysomnographic technology education program
acceptable to the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
Approximately 2 years of related experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated knowledge of anatomy and physiology regarding
cardiopulmonary and neurophysiological systems.
- Demonstrated knowledge of sleep physiology and diagnostic sleep
- Successful completion of an accredited educational program
leading to an associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography
OR successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less
than one year duration associated with a state licensed
- Demonstrated knowledge and aptitude regarding computers and
Licenses and Certifications
- NYS Polysomnographic Technologist Registration
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
- Work assignment requires the ability to work night hours
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