Sleep Center

Polysomnographic Technologist

Type: PRN
Education: Completion of a polysomnography program, of no less than one year duration, associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technician. Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or have this achieved within 1 year after completion of polysomnography program. Must maintain TN state license for polysomnography.
Hours: Varied
Experience: A minimum of 1 year and documented proficiency in all required competencies is preferred.
Skills: See Competency skills list. Additional skills in other simple diagnostics procedures.

A Polysomnographic Technologist works under the general supervision of the clinical director (M.D., D.O., or PhD) or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders.  This may involve Polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education.  A Polysomnograhic Technologist can perform the duties defined for a Polysomnographic Technician and may provide oversight of other staff.