Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Non Registered Polysomnography Technician

Akron, Ohio
REG POLYSOMNOGRAPHY TECH


Job Description

Position Summary

Responsible for performing comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, and associated interventions under the general supervision of the Sleep Lab Coordinator and/or the Sleep Center Medical Director or designee.  A Registered Polysomnography Technician can provide supervision of a polysomnographic clinical student.

 

 

Qualifications: 
Polysomnography Technician, Medical Assistant, RN, LPN, Respiratory Therapist, or EEG technician.  Experience in a Sleep Disorder Laboratory is preferred.  Pediatric sleep laboratory experience is preferred.  Problem solving skills and excellent communication skills are required.  Must maintain current BLS certification.  Membership in the AAST is preferred.
The position does not require an employee to be registered by ABSM, NBRC, BRPT or other accepted certification body by the AASM.  If the employee is not registered, they must meet one of the criteria listed below:
 
A. Be enrolled in or have completed the A-STEP Online Self Study Modules.  Non-registered technicians must complete the A-STEP Online Self Study Module within two years of enrollment.

 

B.Be enrolled in or have completed training in polysomnography in a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) program with the polysomnography option.


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