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Team Lead Sleep Disorders - Sleep Lab * Shift varies - 40hrs/wk in Wyoming, MI at Metro Health

Date Posted: 3/3/2018

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Job Description

General Summary: 

A Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Team Leader works under medical supervision of the Department Medical Director to perform and evaluate polysomnograms and other sleep disorders related testing.  This individual functions independently to safely operate sophisticated medical equipment to record sleep/wake physiology.


  1. Must have/maintain a credential as a Registered Polysomnographic Technician (RPSGT).
  2. Prior training as a nurse, EEG technologist, respiratory practitioner or other allied healthcare training preferred
  3. Preferred Bachelor of Science in a health related field and minimum of a high school diploma.
  4. Maintain BLS (Basic Life Support) certification
  5. Must be able to work a 12 hour 3rd shift.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs sleep studies including Polysomnography, MSLT, MWT, PAP NAPS, In Home Sleep Testing in accordance with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine guidelines. Complete monthly scoring competency and be able to score/stage sleep records to the level needed to maintain accreditation.
  2. Will contact patients with test results, assist physicians during clinic hours, provide patients with education related to testing procedures and will maintain/operate the quality program.  Is responsible for archiving of data and will assume on call duties if the manager is not available.
  3. Will maintain and care for sleep center equipment and has an understanding of windows based software, the hospitals electronic medical record or other department related software systems.
  4. Interact with patients, physicians and other medical staff in accordance with hospital policy and best practice standards
  5. Perform other assigned duties, work different shifts, cover PTO, sick calls and aid with other coverage needs. Perform EEG
  6. Obtain/Maintain credentials related to the essential functions of the department and will complete required continuing education.
  7. Recognize sleep/wake complaints, interview patients to asses pertinent health/sleep history, communicate with physicians or team leader to clarify orders, setup and calibrate equipment, apply electrodes, monitor EKG, EMG, EOG, EEG throughout a sleep study as well as be able to note/correlate clinical events in order to the ensure the safety and welfare of patients.
  8. Understand the indicators/contradictions for positive airway pressure and how to administer oxygen. Provide patients with an appropriate mask fitting and education related to durable medical equipment.
  9. Attend staff meetings and complete hospital specific and required continuing education.
  10. Will assist the department manager in the day to day operations of the department by maintaining the staff schedule, completing payroll, performing staff audits and completing corrective counseling as indicated.

Job Requirements

Required Licenses And Certificates:
  • BLS Basic Life Support
  • AND
  • BRPT Polysomnographic Tech
Shift:Varies On Call:Yes Weekends:No