Sleep Study Tech-PSGT
Performs patient set-ups for overnight sleep testing, and records overnight polysomnographic (PSG) and video recordings of patient's sleep activity for diagnostic evaluation. Communicates and coordinates activities with Sleep Lab Section leader/supervisor. Administers sleep medications per policy.
Samaritan Health Services Neurodiagnostics team provides patients with various diagnostic tests to detect all aspects of sleep disturbances and neurological related disorders.
Graduate from an American Medical Association (AMA) approved college program or one (1) year experience in polysomnography, neurodiagnostics or respiratory therapy required.
Current unencumbered Oregon Polysomnographic Technologist (PSGT) License required.
Healthcare Provider BLS required.
Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.
Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.
Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
Conflict resolution - Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions.
Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
(1 - 10% of the time)
(11 - 33% of the time)
(34 - 66% of the time)
(67 – 100% of the time)
WALK – INCLINE
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs
LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs
LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs
CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds
SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)
KNEEL (on knees)
PUSH (0-20 pounds force)
PUSH (20-40 pounds force)
PULL (20-40 pounds force)
PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)
PULL (60 or more pounds force)
LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs
LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs
CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
ROTATE TRUNK Sitting
REACH - Upward
PULL (0-20 pounds force)
WALK - LEVEL SURFACE
CLIMB - STAIRS
CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds
BEND FORWARD at waist
ROTATE TRUNK Standing
REACH - Forward
MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists
PUSH (60 or more pounds force)