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A Polysomnographic Technician works under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager and Medical Directors to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education. The PSGT can serve as a preceptor to PSG Trainee and/or Technician in all age groups and settings
Domains of practice include:
1. Gather and analyze patient information 2. Testing preparation procedures 3. Polysomnographic Procedures 4. Polysomnographic Record Scoring 5. Service Management and Professional Behavior
Position Requirements:Knowledge of scope of practice and thorough understanding of the basics of patient monitoring and care delivery. Good interpersonal skills. Uses a wide variety of technical equipment to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies; has a command of the sleep-induced changes in the physiology of various body systems; has a working knowledge of the physiological and behavioral aberrations associated with sleep/arousal pathology and be capable of rapid interpretation of various tracings as to be able to intervene during a study.
Successful completion of a polysomnography program, of no less than one-year duration (short term certificate or associate degree), associated with a state license and/or nationally accredited education facility.
License Requirements:Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists required.
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