The Polysomnography Technologist 1, under the direction of the Manager, monitors a patient's sleep for the diagnostic testing of sleep related disorders, and performs therapeutic polysomnographic procedures. Monitors multi-physiologic parameters over prolonged periods. Communicates and educates patients and families regarding sleep disorders and treatments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Performs polysomnographic studies in a clinical setting, including oxygen and nasal continuous positive airway pressure titrations.
Scores studies and formulates reports for physician interpretation. Documents all pertinent patient events according to department policy.
Communicates instructions, results and relative information to patients, physicians and family members.
Calibrates and performs routine and troubleshooting maintenance on equipment, contacting manufacturers for repairs as needed. Notifies proper personnel for equipment problems. Cleans all equipment ensuring infection control.
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