Atlantic Health System

Reg Polysomnography Tech - Sleep Center

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Pompton Plains
Position Type
9:00am - 5:00pm
15866200- Sleep Center
Chilton Medical Center


Atlantic Health System is seeking a Full-Time Reg Polysomnography Tech for the Sleep Center at Chilton Medical Center working 9:00-5:00pm. No weekends. (Will require travel to Livingston NJ location)


Essential Job Function:

  • Collect, analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs
  • Determine final testing parameters/procedures with the Medical director and laboratory protocols
  • Review history and verify the medical order
  • Follow protocols related to the sleep study
  • Verify identification, collect documents and obtain consent for the study
  • Explain the procedure and orient the patient for either in center or out of center sleep testing
  • Select appropriate equipment and calibrate for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments, if necessary
  • Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards
  • Perform routine positive airway pressure (PAP) interface fitting and desentization
  • Follow procedural protocols [such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, PAP and oxygen titration, etc. to ensure collection of appropriate data
  • Perform physiological calibrations to ensure proper signals and make required adjustments
  • Follow “lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values (i.e. body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.)
  • Perform data acquisition while monitoring study- tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free
  • Identify, correct and document artifact. Document 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.
  • Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.)
  • Follow “lights on” procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process (e.g., repeat the physiological and instrument calibrations and instruct the patient on completing questionnaires, checking for completeness, etc.)
  • Demonstrate 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
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform portable monitoring equipment preparation and data download
  • Perform patient education and instruction appropriate for out of center sleep testing
  • Demonstrate adherence to cleaning and disinfection procedures for portable monitoring devices
  • Demonstrate proficiency of AASM scoring parameters for OCST and Polysomnograms; identify artifact, inadequate signals and study failures and generate an accurate report
  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues
  • Perform routine equipment care and maintenance and inventory evaluation
  • Demonstrate computer skills appropriate for the position, effective written and verbal communication skills, appropriate social skills, customer service skills, critical thinking and ability to work with minimal supervision, teamwork skills
  • Follow HIPAA policies to maintain the privacy and security of patient information
  • Demonstrate ability to follow direction
  • Respond to sleep patients’ procedural-related inquiries by providing appropriate information
  • Provide patient education utilizing sleep center specific protocols
  • Adhere to sleep center policies related to quality assurance
  • Evaluate sleep study related equipment and inventory
  • Review and evaluate sleep studies and provide feedback to staff
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze complex situations and apply policy
  • Comply with professional standards of conduct
  • Assist the medical director and/or manager in all aspects of sleep center operations


Education/ License/Certification:


• Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to a certificate or associate degree with an emphasis in sleep technology -or- Successful completion of a sleep technology program associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency for all competencies required of a sleep technician.
• Certification by a nationally recognized certification board and holds either the Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential
• BLS certification
• RPSGT, NJ State Polysomnographic Technologist license


Relevant Experience:


At least two years of Polysomnographic Technologist experience including scoring adult and pediatric Polysomnograms.

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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