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Polysomnographer

Category: Allied Health
Location:
CHA Somerville Hospital, Somerville, MA

Department: Respiratory Care SH
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Nights
Work Days: 7p-7a, some weekend and holiday shifts
Date Posted: 07/29/2020
Requisition Number: hrq-98004

Job Details

  • JOB PURPOSE:
    To provide and oversee all aspects of care related to performing and scoring sleep studies and EEG's, under medical direction in a timely, efficient, safe, and personable manner. The PSG Technician will administer diagnostic modalities that include, but are not limited to, set up and initiation of in lab diagnostic sleep studies, CPAP Titrations, Bi-Level Titrations, MSLT studies, Home Sleep Testing, education of patient and families regarding sleep diagnosis and treatment of related disorders and sleep hygiene.

    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

    Education and/or Experience

    Successful completion of an accredited Sleep Technology educational program leading to a certificate or associate degree. One of the following credentials is required: Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential.

    CERTIFICATIONS:

    Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification

    PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:

    One year polysomnography experience with pediatric, adult and geriatric patients preferred.

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