State of Washington Classified Job Specification
Under general direction, conduct and score all types of sleep studies after being trained in scoring; provide an advanced level of technical expertise in sleep studies; program montages on sleep acquisition systems and troubleshoot acquisition and scoring program issues; and address issues affecting patient care delivery. Provide work direction to polysomnographic technicians and support staff.
Program montages on sleep acquisition systems; troubleshoot acquisition and scoring program issues;
Address environmental, equipment and engineering issues that affect patient care delivery; determine appropriate course of action including test cancellations and initiating system changes with manufacturer;
Conduct and score all types of sleep studies including overnight polysomnography (multiple montages), MSLT, MWT, CPAP and Bi-level PAP titration, supplemental O2 titration, pH monitoring, and portable sleep studies;
Provide direction to staff; adjust work schedules according to patient volumes;
Perform the work of Polysomnographic Technician II;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Graduate of an AMA-approved school of respiratory care, electroencephalogram diagnostics or polysomnography
Three years of experience conducting sleep studies in a patient care setting including one year scoring sleep studies
Certified in CPR AND registered with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
Class Specification History
New class adopted November 9, 2001.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 6497); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.