Memorial Health

Polysomnographic Tech

Job Locations US-IL-Taylorville
Clinical Support
Position Type


Performs sleep disorder testing and related activities on patients of all ages and related activities. Leads team of polysomnographic technologists. Note: This is a limited incumbency position and is not considered a natural progression from the Registered Polysomnographic Technologist level. Placement is based on business need.



  • Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate’s degree with emphasis in polysomnography is required.
  • May consider successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than one year duration associated with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility, or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technologist in lieu of associate’s degree. 



  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) is required.
  • Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification is required within 30 days of placement in job.



  • At least two years of sleep testing experience is required.
  • Experience in scoring sleep study tests is required.


Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Outstanding communication skills are required.



  1. Leads and coordinates the work of other Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and sleep lab operations, including: patient scheduling, scheduling of employees to ensure proper coverage, PTO requests, customer service recovery, maintaining chargemaster, advising manager regarding staff performance reviews, and working with manager to formulate yearly budget.
  2. Performs sleep disorder testing on assigned patients.
  3. Analyzes the polysomnographic recording and prepares detailed report of sleep stages, sleep architecture, limb movements, respiratory and cardiac events.
  4. Provides continuing education for professionals, patients, students, and the public to facilitate the proper identification and treatment of patients of all ages with sleep disorders.
  5. Maintains necessary patient records and performs required billing procedures.
  6. Maintains equipment and records as required.
  7. Performs majority of scoring activities for tests performed at TMH.
  8. Collaborates with Insurance Verification Specialist to obtain precertification and verification of benefits.
  9. Maintains log book for studies performed/cancelled/rescheduled.
  10. Tracks wait times for physician reading.
  11. Participates in and maintains quality improvement initiatives/accreditation for the program.
  12. Maintains constant contact with physicians regarding departmental operations.
  13. Assists manager in sleep lab staff development and advancing the level of clinical expertise within the sleep lab department.
  14. Performs other related work as required or requested.


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