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Beth Israel Lahey Health Polysomnographic Technician per diem in Woburn, Massachusetts

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Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Night (United States of America)

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by conducting diagnostic sleep studies and therapeutic services as well as providing patient education to assist in the diagnosis of sleep disorders. This clinical staff position will have an impact on improving patient and physician satisfaction by providing the best possible experience for our patients as well as providing accurate therapeutic diagnostic sleep studies for physician review.

Job Description:


Education Required:

  • Successful completion of a nationally recognized accredited Polysomnographer program of no less than one year duration, associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility

  • Experience consistent with the requirements for successful completion of an ASTEP program and prerequisites required to be eligible to sit for the BRPT examination


  • Must be enrolled in or have completed training in polysomnography in a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) program with the polysomnography option.


  • Registry-eligible upon hire. Must become registered with the BRPT or equivalent credential within one year of hire.

  • For non-registered technicians enrolled in CAAHEP or CoARC program, must become registered with the BRPT or equivalent credential within one year of program completion.



  • Gathers and analyzes patient information by reviewing physician orders for specific tests.

  • Greets patient and works with patient on completing patient questionnaire.

  • Explains pretesting, testing and post testing procedure to patients.

  • Prepares room and equipment for use by collaborating equipment required for testing and verify proper functions and make adjustment as necessary.

  • Applies electrodes and sensors to patient according to AASM guidelines.

  • Performs appropriate physiological collaboration and makes adjustment as necessary

  • Performs C-pap mask fitting.

  • Performs sleep study and monitors patient for proper function of all PSG channel throughout the study.

  • Compiles and documents routine observation including sleep stages, clinical events, or any changes in events during study.

  • Initiates proper therapeutic intervention by using, c-pap, bi-pap or oxygen administration, etc.

  • Transfers sleep studies to server.

  • Processes billing charges for patient study in automated system.

  • Upon completion of required training and competencies, may assume charge role, at the discretion of the sleep center supervisor.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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