Medical Instrument Technician (Polysomnography)

This position is closed.

Agency:

Occupation:

  • Determines treatment efficacy (appropriate treatment pressures and appropriate, supplemental oxygen levels) required to treat these respiratory disorders.
  • Identifies normal/abnormal breathing patterns, artifacts, human sleep stages, abnormal cardiac activity.
  • Performs polysomnographic studies on patients with suspected sleep disorders.
  • Performs baseline polysomnograms to include studies with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and BiPAP, split night studies, multiple sleep latency tests and maintenance of wakefulness tests.
  • Evaluates patient's condition prior, during and post testing.
  • Identifies abnormal EMG activity to provide a preliminary diagnosis.
  • Performs polysomnographic analysis that involves the scoring of sleep staging and other parameters (respiration, EMG, and ECG) and presents the data in established format in preparation of physician interpretation.
  • Prepares all equipment to perform polysomnograms, multiple sleep latency tests and initiate various treatment modalities during studies.
  • Calibrates polysomnography equipment.
  • Conducts preventative maintenance of all equipment.
  • Cleans equipment and laboratory.
  • Maintains inventory of all supplies.