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Polysomnographic Technologist - FT Nights 72.00 12 hr shifts Le Bonheur Children's Job

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Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


The Polysomnographic Technician performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, and associated interventions, under the supervision of a Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) and/or licensed physician.  Monitors and records physiologic data using various techniques, equipment, and procedures.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




There are two pathways for entry into the Polysomnographic Technician:


  1. Must be a graduate of one of the following accredited programs:
  • Polysom education program;
  • Polysom A-STEP program;
  • END or Respiratory program with completion of Polysom track.


  1. A person who is credentialed in one of the health-related fields accepted by BRPT (such as RN, LPN, RRT, CRT, R.EEG.T) Refer to Board of Polysomnography (BRPT) for complete listing of accepted health professions.



  • Must have Temporary Permit in the State of TN to provide sleep-related services.


  • Will have a period of up to one year from graduation from the required accredited program to obtain the BRPT registry  or a period of up to one year to obtain clinical experience necessary to quality for the BRPT examination.


  • Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires and Transfers are required to have current BLS Certification.




















  • Demonstrates fundamental knowledge necessary to learn, practice, and validate Polysom clinical competencies.
  • Ability to summarize and report polysomnographic data in narrative form.
  • Basic computer operations skills including use of Windows operating system required.
  • Positive interpersonal skills with patients, their families, physicians, department staff and other members of hospital staff.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment in a professional area.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of own and others’ work flow.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs polysomnographic procedures on patients under the supervision of the physician (or designee) to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders.
  • Gathers and analyzes patient information.
  • Performs test preparation procedures.
  • Performs polysomnographic record scoring.
  • Demonstrates professional work behavior and excellent customer service routinely in all interactions.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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