Piedmont Newnan Hospital - Sharpsburg, Georgia
Independently performing all aspects of diagnostic testing and record scoring of data to ensure a high degree of quality services. Helps less experienced technologists with tasks as needed or as requested by the Polysomnography Coordinator, Director of Neurology Services, or Medical Director.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High school graduate or equivalent.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
1-3 years experience in Polysomnography, EEG, or Respiratory Therapy. Other health related experience might qualify.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).
Some college coursework in basic science of sleep medicine preferred.
1. Prepare for patient testing.
2. Performs polysomnograms.
3. Performs CPAP/BiPAP/ASV titrations.
4. Performs NPSG/SPLIT studies.
5. Performs multiple sleep latency testing.
6. Prepares, scores and completes documentation of sleep studies.
7. Communicates with others.
8. Maintains supplies and diagnostic equipment
9. Maintains and documents patient chart/file.
10. Manages costs.
11. Provides guidance to less experienced technologists dealing with difficult patients, equipment problems, or difficulties in analysis of data.
12. Adhere to the requirements of 5 CEU’ annually
• BLS Certification
• Proficient with basic EKG recognition
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