Polysomnography Technician Resume Samples

The main job role of a Polysomnography Technician is to conduct tests on patients who have sleeping difficulties. Working under the direction of sleep doctors, and clinical directors, these professionals complete the following tasks mentioned on the Polysomnography Technician Resume – taking care of the specialized sleep monitoring equipment and keeping it calibrated; explaining procedures to patients before and after the study and answering questions, connecting sensors on patients before the study and removing them afterward, recording and monitoring the information from machines while the patient is sleeping, and analyzing the sleep study and sending it to the sleep doctor.

Some of the skills that are crucial for success in the line include – strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to demonstrate good physical strength, and a good amount of physical stamina to lift and move patients from one bed to another. Getting a degree from polysomnographic technology is the first step to starting this career.

 

Polysomnography Technician Resume example

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Summary : Dedicated, service-focused Polysomnography Technician professional seeking to transition into healthcare as a polysomnographic technician. Highly motivated to launch a healthcare career; future goals include board certification in polysomnography. Backed by solid work history, reputation as a team player, and passion for helping others.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Intercom Plus, As400, Meditech, ARx.

Description :

    1. Performed overnight studies for Polysomnography to include pediatric studies, EEG montages, and any other additional settings required by the board certified physicians.
    2. Reviewed medical records and physician's orders for specific procedures per referring physicians and our medical director.
    3. Explained test procedures and answer any questions in a professional manner Assist with HST hookups and directions.
    4. Followed procedures and protocols in accordance with AASM and medical director Document routine observation Fit patient with CPAP mask for desensitization per lab protocol.
    5. Implemented appropriate intervention in regards to patient safety and treatment for sleep disordered breathing.
    6. Administered oxygen when needed per policy and procedure based on the individual needs per patient when hypoxemic.
    7. Scored studies using American Academy of Sleep Medication to include pediatric when needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Polysomnography Technician Resume

Summary : Professional seeking position in a Polysomnography Technician effectively with diverse healthcare teams to produce positive outcomes. Address pathologist inquiries in effective, professional manner, providing critical information regarding specimen tissue, processing, embedding, microtomy, and accessioning.

Skills : Board Registered Polysomnography Technician, Basic Life Support Certification, Motivated Self-starter.

Description :

    1. Performed sleep studies on adult and pediatric patients, utilizing standard and seizure montages.
    2. Explained pre-testing, testing and post-testing procedures.
    3. Prepared and calibrated equipment.
    4. Trained students in preparing, setting up and measuring polysomnographer patients.
    5. Recorded notes on graph to eliminate physiological measurements caused by such activities as patient opening eyes, turning head and turning body.
    6. Maintained patient privacy and confidential patient information.
    7. Ensured HIPPA compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Polysomnography Technician Resume

Summary : As a Polysomnography Technician, responsible for Completing Administrative Tasks to ensure efficient and consistent departmental operations within established guidelines, Demonstrating Teamwork and Effective Work Behavior to facilitate smooth delivery of sleep services to all hospital department and patient customers.

Skills : Comfortable in a lab setting, Computer software.

Description :

    1. Executed daily operations of checking patients in the Sleep Center Measured the electrical activity of brain waves and other physiological variables.
    2. Executed daily operations of recording patients' information the system Used polysomnography to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
    3. Wrote, and imported patient's medical history Applied surface electrodes to head, using adhesive paste or tape to obtain electroencephalogram measurement.
    4. Instrumental in the diagnosis, therapeutics, and monitoring of the polysomnographer patient.
    5. Operated closed-circuit television camera to observe patients during tests and to record sleep activities.
    6. Trained and managed new employees and students and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
    7. Operated polysomnography equipment to record the electrical activity of brain waves and other physiological variables.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Summary : As a Polysomnography Technician, responsible for Ensuring the Highest Quality Accurate Sleep Patient Test Data is provided to internal and external Inova Health System patient/physician customers, Providing Accurate Sleep/EEG/EKG Pattern Recognition and Effective Treatment protocol to patients and physicians.

Skills : Respiratory Therapy, Patient Advocacy, Meditech.

Description :

    1. Welcomed patients to the sleep center.
    2. Helped patients acclimate to the sleep center environment.
    3. Intervened when life-threatening epochs are witnessed and recorded.
    4. Maintained all patient care medical records.
    5. Maintained confidentiality of all medical records in accordance with HIPPA guidelines.
    6. Collected, analyzed, and integrated patient information.
    7. Completed and verified documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Summary : To obtain a Polysomnography Technician position with an excellent organization that will make the most of my skills and education.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Medical Transcription, Medical Terminology, Office Equipment, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Collected, analyzed, and integrated patient information in order to identify and meet patient-specific needs.
    2. Determined final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
    3. Reviewed patient's history and verify the medical order.
    4. Followed sleep center protocols related to the sleep study.
    5. Verified identification, collect documents, and obtain consent for the study.
    6. Explained the procedure and oriented the patient for either in the center or out-of-center sleep testing.
    7. Used Proficient in Microsoft Word Communicates well with others.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate's

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Headline : A friendly, loyal, and clearly dedicated individual who has the ambition to succeed in any given environment. I have extensive experience in all industries. I love to learn and am always up to a challenge whatever the situation. I get along well with others while also working efficiently on my own. I'm seeking a position where I can develop and excel while giving my best to an employer.

Skills : CRT /RCP -Respiratory Therapist, EMT-B ACLS, PALS, BLS, EMT-B, CRT- Cert, Dental Assistant, Surgical Assistant, CRT And EMT-B, Dental Assistant -3 Yrs. /Surgical Assistant-12yrs.

Description :

    1. Assisted patients to their rooms.
    2. Had them fill out Forms.
    3. Made sure they understood the procedure.
    4. Applied electrodes, connected the electrodes to a Jack Box, then to the Sandman System.
    5. Recorded the patient's sleep stages, arousals, hypopneas, leg movements, snoring, rapid eye movements, and vitals.
    6. Charted this information every 30 minutes.
    7. Made a decision whether the patient needed to be on CPAP or BiPap to control the breathing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Objective : Have worked directly with patients (pediatric - geriatric) during my work history and have extensive experience and knowledge of diagnostic criteria and testing techniques for sleep-related breathing disorders, including but not limited to obstructive sleep apnea, hypopneas, central sleep apnea, Cheyne-stokes respiration, hypoventilation syndrome, and respiratory effort-related arousals. I have also worked with non-respiratory sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, a periodic limb movement disorder.

Skills : Billing, Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Customer Service, Sales, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Proactively clarified the patient's chart for doctor's notes and orders.
    2. Checked room for cleanliness; prepared a room with set-up equipment to operational status.
    3. Welcomed, oriented, and educated the patient in a professional and friendly manner.
    4. Accurately applied electrodes/sensors to ensure there are no disconnections throughout the study.
    5. Choosed the appropriate configuration, procedure, sensors, and equipment to perform the study.
    6. Performed calibration of equipment and bio-cells before and after studies.
    7. Identified, troubleshoot all unwanted artifacts during studies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate In Applied Science

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Objective : Polysomnography Technician is responsible for the collection of data from polysomnography exams. They are trained to use equipment such as the electroencephalogram (EEG), electrocardiogram (ECG), electromyogram, and the electromyography electrodermal activity (EMG-EDA) device. 

Skills : Medical Assistant At Integrated Sleep Solutions, Polysomnography Tech.

Description :

    1. Evaluated the patients for medical conditions and how these conditions influence the events and sleep stages during sleep.
    2. Worked along with Physicians and other Sleep Lab Techs.
    3. Gave patient summary and reported polysomnographic data for patient charting.
    4. Helped in the training of Sleep lab technicians.
    5. Initiated appropriate interventions such as O2, CPAP, BiPAP, and auto SV treatments.
    6. Appropriately responded documented patients' needs and concerns.
    7. Completed documentation and paperwork for billing purposes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Objective : To obtain a Polysomnography Technician position that will provide an opportunity for me to serve in a progressive and patient care-oriented establishment and patients with diligence, integrity, and enthusiasm as a Registered Nurse.

Skills : Microsoft Office Excel, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed overnight observations called sleep studies by monitoring and recording the behavior of people who suffer from sleep disorders such as snoring or sleep apnea.
    2. Performed and followed procedural protocols such as Multiple Sleep Latency test, PAP, Oxygen titration, Parasomnia studies, etc.
    3. Performed basic patient care.
    4. Such as measuring and recording of patient's vital signs as well as taking measurements of the neck and head dimensions.
    5. Recognized as the Go 1 Sleep Disorder Technician in providing the best customer service experience.
    6. Obtained vitals Documented patient observations.
    7. Typed out an Observation Form for the Doctor.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate's

Polysomnography Technician Resume

Summary : To obtain a Polysomnography Technician, responsible for Implementing appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.) Follow lights on procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process (e.g. repeats the physiological and instrument calibrations and instructs the patient on completing questionnaires, etc.).

Skills : Microsft Office, Social Media Marketing, Excel, Budgeting, Media Relations, Event Planning, Dictation, Outlook, As400, Powerpoint, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Gathered and Analyzed Patient Information Review history, physical information, medications, procedure request, and study protocol Complete and verify documentation Explain the procedure and orient the patient to the sleep center.
    2. Prepared and calibrated equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments, if necessary Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments, if necessary.
    3. Performed routine positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
    4. Tested Preparation Procedures Follow procedural protocols [such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), Parasomnia studies, PAP and Oxygen titration, etc.].
    5. Followed lights out procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.).
    6. Performed polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and make adjustments, if necessary.
    7. Documented routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
    8. Demonstrated the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment and education of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED