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Polysomnographic Technician Job

Job Number: NH15188

Job Title: Polysomnographic Technician Per Diem

Department: Sleep Disorder Center - 1303181

Facility: Newport Hospital

Location: Newport, RI

Registered Polysomnographic Technician. Ability to perform polysomnographic testing procedures including use of PC-driven digital polysomnography protocols, including RIP and flow volume loops. Knowledge of sleep staging and expertise with pulmonary flow volume loops. Computer skills, analytical and writing skills, and basic knowledge of electronics and electrical safety. Mechanical aptitude and ability to operate, calibrate, set up and perform minor repairs and adjustments on equipment. Current CPR certification.


Performs clinical testing on patients to determine presence of obstructive sleep apnea episodes. Sets up and calibrates testing equipment; prepares patient; conducts polysomnographic tests; monitors patient condition; reviews, scores, interprets and prepares written summary of results. Sets up and operates videotaping equipment.