- Minimum of Associate of Science Degree preferred.
- Minimum of two years of experience performing Sleep Studies in a Hospital setting preferable.
- Licensed by the state of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner and credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or
- Credentialed by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPGST)
- BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association
- Fire and Safety Certification. If employee does not have upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days.
The polysomnography technologist performs and evaluates overnight polysomnograms and other types of sleep studies . The individual will function independently to safely operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep physiology. The technologist will understand the function of equipment used to monitor and record polysomnograms. Knowledge of normal cardiorespiratory, neurological, and sleep physiology is essential. Primary duties include the application of recording devices to the patient, cleaning\disinfection of equipment, and monitoring the polysomnogram. Polysomnographic technologists must recognize sleep pathology when it occurs and respond with the appropriate interventions to ensure patient safety. The polysomnography technologist administers oxygen, nasal continuous positive airway pressure, and ventilatory assist devices in accordance with established policy and procedures. This individual may also perform special procedures such as multiple sleep latency testing, capnography, ambulatory monitoring, record review\scoring, and patient education. Other responsibilities may include technologist training\orientation, inservices, and the performance of other duties as required.
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