The MIT Polysomnography provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education. They can perform the duties defined for a Sleep Technologist and may provide oversight of other staff.Learn more about this agency
- Patient setup, calibration and acquisition performance verification
- Monitoring of multiple physiological data throughout the test
- Troubleshooting of polysomnographic recording equipment
- Identify and treat sleep related breathing disorders
- Remove, and sterilize electrodes and sensors at completion of study
- The staging of the sleep studies
- Document all data in CPRS including for scoring
- Collect, analyze and integrate 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), and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
- Performs diagnostic polysomnography studies, split night studies CPAP/Bi-Level ventilation/oxygen titration studies, multiple sleep latency tests (MSLT), and the maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT).
- Adapts the equipment to the veteran based on information gained through trained observation and laboratory procedures.
- Performs some administrative duties in the Sleep Study Laboratory including scheduling out-patients which encompasses interpreting the physicians request in order to complete the testing process
Work Schedule: 7:00pm to 7:00am
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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