We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sleep Technologist II.
Using general supervision of the Director, will show significant expertise in performing all aspects of Polysomnography for both clinical and research patients. At this level, the technologist should be familiar with commonly used drugs to manage sleep disorders. Recognize interactions which could have an adverse effect on the patient and bring this information to the appropriate M.D. or Ph.D. Have a good working knowledge of sleep hygiene techniques in order to augment and reinforce recommendations made at the initial consultation. Recognize and diagnose apneas when performing NPSG. On an appointment basis, technologist will perform mask fittings in order to optimize patient satisfaction with the CPAP machine. Technologist will write and adapt protocols as needed, score, train staff on new equipment, and transfer data to the optical disk storage system.
- New York State Office of Professions license and current registration as a Polysomnographic Technologist, OR Registered Respiratory Therapist, OR Respiratory Therapy Technician competent to perform Polysomnographic Technology services.
- 5 years experience in Polysomnography or a related field.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.