Performs duties in the Sleep Center including transporting and preparing the patient, preparing equipment and monitoring the night Polysomnograph study. Stages sleep studies and maintains files as required. Responsible for orientation, training, and developing new employees and students to the department.
Previous Sleep Lab or Respiratory Therapy experience strongly preferred.
Education & Training:
Completion of a Polysomnography program, Respiratory Care Program, or equivalent on the job training required.
Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPT), OR eligibility for one of the following equivalent credentials required (credential must be obtained within one year of placement):
Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) by the American Board of Sleep Medicine;
Certified Respiratory Therapist with Sleep Disorders Specialty (CRT-SDS) by the National Board of Respiratory Care;
Registered Respiratory Therapist with Sleep Disorders Specialty (RRT-SDS) by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
BLS certification required.
Internal Number: 18023
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