A sleep technologist works under general supervision of the medical director or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. A sleep technologist is able to perform the duties defined for a sleep technician and is able to provide oversight of other sleep center staff. The sleep technologist is credentialed in sleep technology.
Minimum Education Associates degree Graduate accredited respiratory program Completion of a STEP Program
Minimum Work Experience 2 years of experience
Required Licenses/Certifications RPSGT or RST (NRBC) CPR certified
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Sleep Study Preparation and Set-up Sleep Study Procedures Use of Recording Units Maintains professional appearance and decorum at all times. Compose applicable policies and procedures Compose letters/memorandums Coordinates meetings and schedules Proofread documents Research information Schedule appointments Answers phones Conducts patient follow-ups Compile Statistics Able to perform EEG recordings for on call and STAT EEG’s