Position : Registered Polysomnographer Job Position
A polysomnographic technician works under the supervision of a polysomnographic technologist.
They perform tests and procedures that test the brain waves and functions on sleep patients to perform studies and determine why they are having trouble sleeping through the night.
They will review patient medical history and document their sleep issues, and keep records of patient progress.
They will also explain to patients the nature of procedures that will be performed on them and prepare them for the procedures.
They will attach equipment to their bodies and make sure the patient is comfortable before sleeping.
Technicians will also keep a regular eye on the effectiveness of the equipment during a study to make sure everything is working properly.