Polysomnographic Technologist Resume Samples

A Polysomnographic Technologist is responsible for the general supervision in the evaluation and diagnosis of sleep disorders. A few vital roles and responsibilities listed in a Polysomnographic Technologist Resume include comprehensive patient care, direct patient education, evaluation, and testing of sleep patterns. Additionally, this professional is responsible to collect, analyze, and integrate any patient information. The person is also responsible for maintaining and reviewing patient history, explaining the procedures to the patients, select appropriate tools and equipment, apply electrodes and sensors, and in general assist in the sleep study procedures.

Some of the talents and skills required to be a competent professional in this field are mindfulness, basic technological expertise, basic mathematical skills, politeness, excellent oral communication, amicability, perfection, attention to details, cleanliness, and quick-thinking attitude. A formal degree and relevant experience in the diagnostics field is seen on most resumes.

Polysomnographic Technologist Resume example

Polysomnographic Technologist Resume

Summary : Driven and goal oriented individual looking for a challenging career opportunity where can incorporate previous work experience and educational background to contribute to the mission and goals set forth by the company. Utilizing business knowledge, analytical skills and ability to work through ambiguity which allows to be successful in role and sets apart from peers.

Skills : Highly Motivated To Expand Knowledge And . Plan And Organize Work Efficiently, Good Follow-through With Careful Attention To Detail.

Description :

    1. Promoted to Technician.
    2. Reviewed information in patient record to determine patient sleep/wake complaint and study ordered by referring physician.
    3. Educated patient and family members on overnight and morning procedures.
    4. Interviewed patient to obtain required information necessary for completion of pre-test paperwork.
    5. Set up and calibrate monitoring equipment and selected appropriate montage.
    6. Applied electrodes and other recording devices to patient and verify their proper function.
    7. Performed pre-test calibrations, making any necessary adjustments to equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA


Sr. Polysomnographic Technologist Resume

Summary : Highly qualified individual with 12 years of experience as a sleep technologist working under the general supervision of the medical director or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center and out of center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. Medical background as a licensed practical nurse in the private office and home care setting who is self-motivated, articulate, and a team player with a can-do attitude.

Skills : Intermediate Spanish Speaking, Reading, And Writing .

Description :

    1. Collected, analyzed and integrated patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history).
    2. Determined final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
    3. Reviewed the patient's history and verify the medical order/ Follow sleep center protocols related to the sleep study.
    4. Explained the procedure and orient the patient for either in center or out of center sleep testing.
    5. Selected appropriate equipment and calibrate for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments, if necessary.
    6. Applied electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
    7. Performed routine positive airway pressure (PAP) interface fitting and desensitization.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters Of Education


Jr. Polysomnographic Technologist Resume

Objective : Over 28 years experience in sleep studies ,Working at times as Chief Technologist training ,performing ,documenting sleep studies per orders or protocols . NPSGT,CPAP ,BILEVEL,MSLT, ASV with or without oxygen . Montage and study per orders or protocols. History of research i.e. IBS and sleep , effects of drugs and sleep .

Skills : Polysomnography. ,CPAP Bilevel Determination ,education And To Frittata CPAP For Optimal Effectiveness In The Treatment Of Sleep Apnea.

Description :

    1. Performed data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are kept artifact-free.
    2. Performed sleep stage, arousal and all clinical events scoring during data acquisition.
    3. Liberally documented observations and relative clinical events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of results.
    4. Implemented and performed appropriate interventions such as in those necessary for patient safety or PAP titrations.
    5. Removed electrodes and sensors and appropriately clean according to Department Operating Procedures for patient hookup and cleaning.
    6. Oversaw and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions.
    7. Performed or Trained Technicians, when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Real Estate

Polysomnographic Technologist III Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Polysomnographic Technologist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Experimental Design, Conducting.

Description :

    1. Worked under the general supervision of the medical director ordesignee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders.
    2. Determined final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
    3. Reviewed the patient's history and verify the medical order.
    4. Followed sleep center protocols related to the sleep study.
    5. Selected appropriate equipment and calibrate for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments.
    6. Applied electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
    7. Performed routine positive airway pressure (PAP) interface fitting and desentization.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Clinical Molecular Diagnostics

Polysomnographic Technologist I Resume

Objective : A position in which professional dedication will contribute to an environment that provides exceptional patient care.

Skills : Scoring, CPR Certified, NJ-EMT, Sr. Phlebotomist.

Description :

  • Observed infant/pediatric PSG's and prepare report of sleep/wake stages, as well as respiratory and other clinical events according to current .
  • Set-up and calibrate appropriate ancillary equipment for a particular study such as ETCO2, PES etc.
  • Maintained a positive attitude and high work ethic/moral to maximize each experience for patients Educating all parents before the child surgery.
  • Provided contract scoring for as many as 25 sleep studies per week for Southeast Regional Sleep Disorders Center, using Alice software by Respironics.
  • Participated in continuing medical education and training programs.
  • Greeted Patients a pond out patient arrival or in Hospital setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Polysomnographic Technologist I Resume

Summary : To obtain a full time position with a company that utilizes skills, work ethic, dedication, professionalism and abilities to achieve the organizational goals.

Skills : Licensed Certified Respiratory Therapist In Kentucky And Florida.

Description :

    1. Responsible for educating patients as to the expectations and outcomes of their overnight/daytime polysomnography testing.
    2. Prepared and executed their overnight/daytime polysomnography testing.
    3. Scored and prepared their polysomnographic tracings for reading and interpretation by attending Sleep Specialist Physicians.
    4. Continued community education of Sleep Health goals and objectives through off site lectures and seminars.
    5. Registered Polysomnographic Technologist Skills Used Educating patients as to the expectations and outcomes of their overnight/daytime polysomnography testing.
    6. Prepared patient cart and entered patient data into computer prior to patient arrival Completed patient interview prior to hookup Performed complete .
    7. Prepared patient cart and entered patient data into computer prior to patient arrival Completed patient interview prior to hookup Performed complete.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In Psychology

Assistant Polysomnographic Technologist Resume

Summary : To provide optimum patient care within a collaborative environment by continuing to grow skillset in both pediatric and adult sleep therapy.

Skills : Sales, Customer, Use Internet And Email.

Description :

    1. Followed protocols including Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, PAP, and oxygen titration.
    2. Followed lights out procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body position, oxy hemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.).
    3. Performed Polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free.
    4. Documented observations including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation.
    5. Implemented appropriate interventions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.
    6. Followed lights on procedures to verify integrity and completion of data collection.
    7. Included physiological and instrument calibrations and patient instruction.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Education

Associate Polysomnographic Technologist Resume

Summary : Obtain Medical Instrument Technician (Polysomnographic Technologist) Position In Hospital or Clinic Based Sleep Lab, Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age-specific care in the treatment of adolescents, adult, and geriatric patients.

Skills : Excel, Cadwell, Alice 3 And 5, Epic EMR, Word, Inventory Ordering And Management, Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Worked dayshift when indicated and regularly scheduled night shift.
    2. Obtained nocturnal night studies and days studies, for Adults Veterans.
    3. Used protocol for Split studies and administer therapy using cpap, bipap, ASV, AVAPs and oxygen therapy.
    4. Preformed MSLT's and score for physician interpretation.
    5. Trained in the following sleep acquisition equipment; Nihon Kohden, Sandman, Rembrant, Grass, Res-Med Embla, Respironics Equipment.
    6. Set up for patients completing Nocturnal sleep studies in the am.
    7. Used Respironic and Res-Med therapeutic devises; to include cpap, bipap, auto titrators, ASV, AVAPS.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Education

Assistant Polysomnographic Technologist I Resume

Summary : To achieve a position in the healthcare industry that allows to challenge and to use experience in the field to excel on a professional and personal level.

Skills : Knowledgeable in electronic devices. Proficient troubleshooting personal computers.

Description :

    1. Performed baseline ploysomnogram, split-night, MSLT, Cpap, Bipap, and Auto pap titrations.
    2. Assited and care for patients.
    3. Ordered supplies and linen.
    4. Cleaned and sterilized all equipment and Cpap mask.
    5. Performed sleep studies: MSLTs & PSG Titrating patients: CPAP, BiPap, Auto SV Staging Studies.
    6. Registered Respiratory Therapist through the NRCA or NBRC or Certified Respiratory Therapist through the NBRC.
    7. Certificated by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Polysomnographic Technologist Resume

Summary : Over 15 years of experience as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, provided exceptional patient care, training, and leadership in sleep study performance and improvement. Professional.

Skills : Advanced Titration On Severe And High Acuity Patient Populations.

Description :

    1. Developed, Gold Standard, scoring program for all Sleep Fellows and Residents.
    2. Assisted Medical Director with research and implementation of ground breaking INSPIRE program.
    3. Provided multi-faceted evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including PSG's, CPAP/BiPAP, AVAPS, AutoSV Titrations on high acuity and critically ill patient populations.
    4. Responsible for scoring all PSG's and generating reports for reviewing M.D.'s.
    5. Recommended changes to existing Policy and Procedure manual and implemented changes necessary to maximize productivity for AASM accreditation.
    6. Consistently scored 5% higher than national average on AASM Inter Scorer Reliability testing.
    7. Assisted with system wide standardization of procedures, equipment and staff scheduling.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate