A Polysomnographic Technician performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, and associated interventions under the general supervision of a Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and/or the clinical director (MD, PhD, DO) or designee. A Polysomnographic Technician can provide supervision of a Polysomnographic Trainee.
Domains of Practice
Gather and Analyze Patient Information
Testing Preparation Procedures
Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments, if necessary.
Polysomnographic Record Scoring
Service Management and Professional Issues
Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues.
Perform routine equipment care and maintenance and inventory evaluation.
Maintain current CPR or BCLS certification.
Demonstrate effective written and spoken communication skills.
Demonstrate appropriate social skills.
Demonstrate ability to follow direction.
Respond to study participant’s procedural-related inquiries by providing appropriate information.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
In the performance of this job, the employee may be exposed to chemical vapors such as acetone, ether, or glutaraldehyde. There may also be skin contact with these substances. The employee may also be exposed to infectious agents including blood-borne pathogens
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $15.00 - $25.93 per hour
Ability to commute/relocate:
Work Location: One location
Part Time | Full Time
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