Sleep Technician Resume Samples

A Sleep Technician is a Polysomnographic expert who will treat people suffering from sleep disorders. To complete the core task of assisting sleep disorder patients, the Sleep Technician Resume gives a list of the following associated tasks – running tests to determine the cause of the problem, collecting and analyzing data, reviewing the patient history, following sleep center protocols, explaining the procedures of HSAT, providing age-appropriate patient education, applying sensors and electrodes as per published standards, and following procedural protocols.

The main job assets for this post include – knowledge of Polysomnography, the ability to follow HIPAA policies, the ability to respond to patient’s sleep procedural inquiries, and familiarity in using all types of routine equipment. Education in sleep technology along with a valid CPR or BLS certification is required for this employment.

 

Sleep Technician Resume example

Sleep Technician I Resume

Summary : Sleep Technician I, adept at making patients feel comfortable executing successful studies based on medical guidelines. To make a career in an esteemed organization as it provides challenging opportunities to develop the skills and to exhibit the capabilities to the fullest extent and to contribute to the growth of the organization in the best possible way.

Skills : Polysomnography, MS Office, Communication, Patience

Description :

    1. Prepares and calibrates equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning.
    2. Performs appropriate physiologic calibration to ensure proper signals and make adjustments if necessary.
    3. PAP and oxygen titration, etc) to ensure collection of appropriate data.
    4. Scores sleep/wake stages and clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc) according to center specific protocols and by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
    5. Generates accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data.
    6. Prepare patients for testing by applying equipment to the designated testing areas. Enter patient demographics into the system for identification. 
    7. Calibrate computer to each patient for proper testing diagnosis. Determine sleep stages to ensure proper documentation. 
    8. Record anomalies throughout testing for a proper diagnosis Fit patients with CPAP/BiPAP equipment to ensure proper air levels for comfort.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates


Sleep Technician/Polysomnographic Technologist Resume

Headline : Reliable Sleep Technician/Polysomnographic Technologist who is able to follow all sleep study instructions from specialists and doctors. Responsible Technologist with excellent communication, and technical skills demonstrated by several years of experience in both adult and pediatric sleep studies.

Skills : Research, Inventory Management, Healthcare, Administrative, Office Management, And Bookkeeping Experience.

Description :

    1. Worked independently under the general supervision of the medical director to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders, involving polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient care and education.
    2. Collecting, analyzing, interpreting and compiling all patient data, maintains records and prepares reports.
    3. Prepares for testing procedures, and adheres to procedural protocols to ensure the collection of appropriate data.
    4. Assisted in opening Naples branch sleep laboratory for Total Sleep Management, Inc.
    5. Set up and organized Naples office area and Tech work/supply room - implementing orderly workspace that satisfied with JACHO regulations.
    6. Provide patient orientation and education, which accounts for over 96% patient compliance of CPAP use and overall patient service satisfaction.
    7. Served As LEAD Technician for this facility. Gather, analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet patient-specific.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Junior Sleep Technician Resume

Objective : Junior Sleep Technician with a complete understanding regarding medical terminology and associated services procedures. Ability to work hard, creative, co-operative and to complete the tasks to the best of satisfaction. Capacity to well co-ordinate and work along with the team members.

Skills : Administrative Assistant, Customer Service, Medical, Medical Records Management, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Performing physician-ordered diagnostic tests for sleep disorders.
    2. Responsible for acquiring, collecting, analyzing data including monitoring brain waves, eye movements, muscle activity, multiple breathing variables, and blood oxygen levels during sleep using specialized recording equipment in a hospital or laboratory setting.
    3. Responsible for greeting, consulting and explaining study procedures to patients.
    4. Applied electrodes and sensors according to accepted published medical standards.
    5. Performed appropriate calibrations to ensure proper signals and made adjustments if necessary.
    6. Performed continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask fitting.
    7. Complied with laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards regarding hospital/laboratory safety and infection control issues.
    8. Provided support services related to the treatment of sleep-related problems including helping patients use devices for the treatment of breathing problems during sleep and helping individuals develop good sleep habits.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Sleep Technician - Part Time Resume

Objective : Has strong knowledge of EEG placement and performing sleep studies without any supervision. Seeking an innovative and challenging career in the professionally managed and dynamic organization, which provides the best opportunities for the development and greater responsibilities to contribute towards the organization.

Skills : Communications, Customer Service, Computer Literate, Typing, Nursing

Description :

    1. Performed routine and complex PSG recordings, and was aware of the technical aspects of equipment used in monitoring and recognizing parameters used in the recording.
    2. Increased CPAP/BiPAP pressures according to patient events during sleep, in an efficient and effective manner, while providing quality care to all patients.
    3. Monitored patient hook-ups to EKG, EEG, EMG, SPO2, and O2 leads as well as observed abdominal and thoracic breathing.
    4. Administered 02 when ordered/required, and provided basic bedside care.
    5. Educated patients on the procedure performed and explained what we did, so as to clear up any and all anxiety and apprehension that they may have had.
    6. Performed patient assessments and bio-calibrations prior to the start of the study to set off the sensors for accurate readings.
    7. Gathered patient information, as far as signs and symptoms for the reason to have the study, and how they felt upon waking in the morning.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Senior Sleep Technician Resume

Summary : A self-motivated detailed-oriented Senior Sleep Technician with 8 years of polysomnographic diagnostic testing experience. Ability to gather data and maintain detailed records in privacy. Proficient in Microsoft Suite, Word, Excel, Sandman, Somnostar, Alice 5 and Compumedics. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Skills : Research, Inventory Management, Healthcare, Administrative, Office Management

Description :

    1. Involved in establishing new sleep centers and comprehensive training to new technologists on adult, pediatric, and neonatal sleep disorder testing and monitored for epilepsy during sleep test.
    2. Attend and complete neurodiagnostic cross-training.
    3. Utilized CPAP, BIPAP, and transcutaneous end-tidal CO2 in providing diagnostic services to adult, pediatric and neonatal patients.
    4. Administered the preparation, review, and scoring of sleep studies for physician interpretation.
    5. Performed overnight Polysomnography study on patients with complex breathing problems.
    6. Treated patients using Auto SV, S/T, P/C and/or O2 as lab protocol dictates advised by doctors.
    7. Cared for sleep apnea disorder patients with medical conditions such as asthma, emphysema, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and/or with one lung.
    8. Conducted sleep disorder studies for patients with sleep apnea, snoring and breathing issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Lead Sleep Technician Resume

Summary : Professionally trained Lead Sleep Technician with strong clinical and people skills, with experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Knowledge of sleep disorders and the use of Polysomnographic techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Bilingual, Customer Service, Medical Records Management, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Review patients history and verify medical order, verify identification, collect documents and obtain consent to perform study then scan documents into the system.
    2. explain procedure and orient patient to in-center sleep study testing.
    3. Select appropriate equipment and perform physiological calibrations to ensure proper signals.
    4. perform data acquisition while monitoring study quality to ensure signals are artifact-free.
    5. Clean and disinfect equipment following the study.
    6. Education, evaluation, and treatment of sleep disorders in patients of all ages.
    7. Perform overnight sleep studies in a 6-bed sleep center utilizing Nihon Kohden Polysmith Sleep.
    8. with four years of experience working in an accredited sleep center, currently in the process of becoming a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certified Nursing Assistant

Sleep Technician - Full Time Resume

Summary : Sleep Technician with knowledge in setting up, adjusting, operating, and maintaining equipment. Knowledge of and ability to apply emergency first aid and resuscitation techniques to patients exhibiting distress during the examination. To work as a health care professional & meet all the demands of this challenging job.

Skills : Communications, Customer Service, Computer Literate, Typing, Nursing

Description :

    1. Evaluated patient history and verified the medical order.
    2. Explained the procedures and oriented the patient for in-center sleep testing.
    3. Selected and calibrated the appropriate equipment for testing to determine proper functioning and made adjustments when necessary.
    4. Applied electrodes and sensors according to published standards.
    5. Followed procedural protocols (such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test, Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, Positive Airway Pressure and Oxygen Titration, etc.) to ensure the collection of appropriate data.
    6. Performed routine positive airway pressure interface fittings and desensitization.
    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.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Sleep Technician and Nursing Assistant Resume

Summary : 7 years in the medical field ranging from a Sleep Technician and Nursing Assistant with a proven understanding and demonstrated expertise in executing the basic range of standard polysomnography examinations. Patient care, safety, diagnostic testing, medical terminology, vital signs and patient monitoring as well as being a patient advocate and knowledgeable in privacy/HIPAA regulations. Maintain Certification in Basic Life Support.

Skills : Detail Orient, People Skills, Dependable, Research, Inventory Management

Description :

    1. Attached electrodes to patients using adhesives. Summarize technical data to assist doctors to diagnose sleep disorders.
    2. Conducting studies such as EEG, PSG, EMG, ASV and calibrate, troubleshoot equipment as needed.
    3. Measured visual, auditory or somatosensory evoked potentials (EPs) to determine responses to stimuli.
    4. Indicated artifacts or interference derived from sources outside of the brain, such as poor electrode contact or patient movement, on electroneurodiagnostic recordings.
    5. Measured patients' body parts and mark locations where electrodes are to be placed.
    6. Collect Patients' medical information needed to customize the test.
    7. Submitted reports to physicians summarizing test results.
    8. Explained testing procedures to patients, answering questions or reassuring patients as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate

Sleep Technician - Contract Resume

Headline : Seeking a challenging opportunity to utilize the skills and abilities where one can apply the knowledge and skills that offers professional growth while being resourceful, innovative and flexible and to become a constructive and contributing member of a growing organization that offers a rewarding and challenging career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records, Excel, Fluoroscope, Phlebotomy, Vital Signs, Charting, clerical, Medical Records, CLIA waived lab testing, Casting, minor wound care.

Description :

    1. Measured the electrical activity of brain waves and other physiological variables.
    2. Executed daily operations of setting up patients for sleep studies and running the sleep lab.
    3. Used polysomnograph to aid the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
    4. Applied surface electrodes to head, using adhesive paste or tape to obtain electroencephalogram measurement.
    5. Operated polysomnograph equipment to record the electrical activity of brain waves and other physiological variables.
    6. Recorded notes on the graph to eliminate physiological measurements caused by such activities as patient opening eyes, turning head and turning body.
    7. Summarized data showing stages of sleep, abnormal breathing events, periodic leg movements, and arrhythmias.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Sleep Technician/Specialist Resume

Headline : Sleep Technician/Specialist with strong teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, proactive to problem solve. Follow HIPAA policies to maintain the privacy and security of patient information. Able to work unsupervised using judgment, tact, confidentiality and represent the organization in a professional manner; which, helps to make me an individual who will continue to excel in today's ever-changing health care world.

Skills : Spanish, Chemistry, Customer service skills, Team Work Skills.

Description :

    1. Patient check-in and provide a very thorough explanation of the procedure, diagnoses, and therapies.
    2. Perform routine positive airway pressure (PAP) interface fitting and desensitization according to orders.
    3. Help coworkers with very difficult patients who would otherwise leave the lab.
    4. Ability to recognize potential medical troubles that may lead to emergent issues during a sleep study, patient safety concerns.
    5. Follow procedural protocols (such as MSLT, MWT, Nocturnal, PAP, and oxygen titration) to ensure the collection of appropriate data.
    6. Precise and consistent titrations, while ensuring patient comfort and providing reassurance.
    7. Proficient in the use/troubleshooting of Intergery EHR/Scheduling, Somnostar collection of data.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Sleep Technician Resume

Headline : Intends to build a career with leading corporate of hi-tech environment with committed & dedicated people, which will help to explore oneself fully and realize the potential. Willing to work as a key player in challenging & creative environment. Self-motivated with strong planning, organizational and leadership skills

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Bilingual, Customer Service, Medical Records Management, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Greeting patients and checking them in and out.
    2. Responsible for entering patient's demographics.
    3. Responsible to perform the full range of polysomnographic studies required for the Sleep Diagnostic Center.
    4. Ability and knowledge to follow all standard operating procedures at all times for patient studies and pre & post-study requirements.
    5. Responsible for monitoring equipment used in sleep studies.
    6. Reviews Sleep Test data daily following established procedure.
    7. Provided care and support to patients undergoing treatment for sleep disorders.
    8. Prepared and calibrated PSG equipment required for testing, applied PSG electrode/device according to protocol and specific standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science