McLaren Regional Medical Center Registered Polysomnographer in Mount Clemens, Michigan

17-2160

Post Date

4/21/2017

Title

Registered Polysomnographer

Job Family

Technical

Subsidiary

McLaren Macomb

Department

36110 - Sleep Center

Location

Mt. Clemens Region

City

Mount Clemens

State

MI

Full Time

Yes

Hours per 2 week pay period

0

Weekends and/or Holidays Required

Yes

On Call Required

No

Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Registered Polysomnographer works under the supervision of the medical director and Lead Polysomnographer or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of

sleep disorders. This individual functions independently to safely operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleeping/waking physiology. The application of recording devices to the patient, cleaning and sterilization of equipment and monitoring of

polysomnograms are essential duties. Polysomnographers must recognize sleep pathology when it occurs and respond with appropriate intervention to insure patient safety. Performs all job duties of the Polysomnographer.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • No prior work experience is required.

  • One to two years of formal education or training beyond High School and formal training in the field of Polysomnography.

  • Has attained a recognized Sleep Technology Credential: Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered or Certified Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT/CPSGT) or Respiratory

Therapist with Sleep Disorders Specialty (RRT-SDS, CRT-SDS)

  • BLS card from AHA required before start date (valid at least 60 days beyond start date)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

  • One year of prior work experience In EEG, Respiratory Therapy or Polysomnography Technology

  • Credential in nursing, respiratory care, electroneurodiagnostics, or other allied health profession

  • Evidence of sleep-related continuing education credits in the past 12 months

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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