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Polysomnograph Technologist


Polysomnograph Technologist

  • R0036779
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Health Services
  • UVA Medical Center
Under the supervision of physicians the polysomnographic technologist is responsible for independent performance of patient care duties and providing customer service to clients of the sleep disorders center.

  • Prepares patients for diagnostic testing according to departmental procedures.
  • Educates patients on sleep lab procedures.
  • Accurately scores and analyzes sleep studies.
  • Demonstrates an ability to evaluate equipment function for best results.
  • Performs therapeutic treatments and interventions independently.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for work area.
  • Participates in sleep disorders center professional activities and continuing education.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $24.24 - $38.78 Hourly


Education: Bachelor’s Degree or 6 months relevant experience in a related field (such as Sleep EEG Respiratory Therapy or similar) required.
Experience: Practice experience as required to obtain Virginia licensure as a Polysomnographic Technologist.
Licensure: Licensed to practice as a Polysomnographic Technologist by the Virginia Board of Medicine required; or documentation of the Sleep Disorders Specialist credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC-SDS); or a professional certification or credential approved by the board from an organization or entity that meets the accreditation standards of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification including hands on practice required. Certification as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or National Board of Respiratory Care Sleep Disorders Specialty credential (NBRC-SDS) required within 6 months of hire or of meeting eligibility requirements.


Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, frequently traveling; Repetitive motion: (computer and mouse use). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull/transfer patients to/from bed/wheelchair. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals and infectious disease.

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The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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