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Sleep Technologist

Voorhees Township, NJ Job ID 67757 Job Type Full Time Shift Day Specialty Technicians
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Short Description

Under the supervision of Clinical manager and the Medical director, a polysomnographic technologist performs routine and comprehensive polysomnographic procedures.


Create, promote and maintain a clean and professional environment

Review, verify and document patient history, physical condition, and study protocol

Orient and explain the procedure to the patient.

Maintain complete and detailed documentation during the procedure.


Prepare and properly calibrate equipment required for testing to confirm proper.


Follow procedural protocols (such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, PAP and oxygen titration, etc.), and to ensure collection of appropriate data

Follow “lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values

Perform polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and make adjustment if necessary

Document routine observation, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results

Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.)

Follow “lights on” procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process. Instructs the patient on completing questionnaires, etc)

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients


Assist with scoring sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines

Assist with scoring clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc.) with center specific protocols

Assist with the generation of accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical even data


Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards

Follow infection control policies and procedures

Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills

Experience Required

Performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis and associated interventions under the general oversight of a Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and /or the clinical director or  designee.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

Successful completion of a Polysomnography program of not less than one year duration associated with a state licensed and or nationally accredited educational facility OR a minimum of 6 months experience as a Polysomnographic Trainee with documented proficiency in all required competencies.

License/Certification Requirements

NJ Polysomnography Technician-Active or temporary License required and RST registered sleep technician and/or other health care professional licensure that includes polysomnography in the scope of practice (e.g. RN or RRT)

Understand and comply with requirements mandated by the state agencies responsible for issuing re-certification. Understand minimum CEC (continuing education credits).

Current CPR or BCLS certification.

Special Requirements

Scheduled Days / Hours: FT Sleep lab schedule; License (or Certification):BLS Required; License (or Certification):NJ-PSG TEC Required

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