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PRN Registered Polysomnographic Technologist

Job ID: 225024
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Diem

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Sleep Disorder

This position is a Per Diem position.

The registered sleep technologist performs comprehensive sleep testing procedures, interventions and data analysis and associated interventions under the general supervision of the Lead Sleep Technologist, Clinical Lab Manager, or Medical Director. The registered sleep technologist is credentialed in sleep technology through the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), or the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM). A registered sleep technologist is able to provide oversight of other sleep center staff technicians and technologists.

• Review the patient’s history and verify the medical study order • Follow sleep center protocols related to the sleep study • Provide age-appropriate patient education • Select appropriate equipment and calibrate for testing • Apply all electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards • Perform routine positive airway pressure mask fitting and desensitization • Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as positive airway pressure, supplemental oxygen, etc.). • Demonstrate knowledge of all in-lab and out of center sleep testing protocols • Analyze sleep study data and prepare reports for provider interpretation • Navigate EMR and sleep data software platforms • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization. 

H.S. Diploma/GED, required. And Minimum 6 months experience in a clinical sleep laboratory setting, required.  Associate's degree Health/Science-related field, preferred. BCLS, required. RPSGT or RST sleep registry credential, required.

When applying to this position, please upload your current BLS or CPR certification AND your RPSGT or RST.


We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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