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The registered sleep technologist performs comprehensive sleep testing procedures, interventions and data analysis and associated interventions under the general supervision of the Lead Sleep Technologist, Clinical Lab Manager, or Medical Director. The registered sleep technologist is credentialed in sleep technology through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), or the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM). A registered sleep technologist is able to provide oversight of other sleep center staff technicians and technologists.
Review the patient’s history and verify the medical study order
Follow sleep center protocols related to the sleep study
Provide age-appropriate patient education
Select appropriate equipment and calibrate for testing
Apply all electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards • Perform routine positive airway pressure mask fitting and desensitization
Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as positive airway pressure, supplemental oxygen, etc.)
Demonstrate knowledge of all in-lab and out of center sleep testing protocols
Analyze sleep study data and prepare reports for provider interpretation
Navigate EMR and sleep data software platforms
Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures
Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization
Minimum 6 months experience in a clinical sleep laboratory setting required.
Associate's Degree Health/Science-related field preferred.
RPSGT or RST sleep registry credential required.
Additional Information: *** When applying to this position, please upload your current BCLS certification and your RPSGT or RST registry.***
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