Polysomnographic Tech- Registered

Cleveland Clinic

Canton, OH

Job posting number: #7151228 (Ref:ccf18490069)

Posted: May 30, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Established in 1978, Cleveland Clinic's Sleep Disorders Center was among the first in the nation dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in people of all ages. Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Cleveland Clinic's Sleep Disorders Center performs more than 9,000 sleep studies each year, using each result to help our patients find answers in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.

Our Mercy Hospital Sleep Center is looking to add a Registered Polysomnographic Technician to our dedicated team. In this role, your duties will include but are not limited to:
• Performing basic and advanced diagnostic sleep studies.
• Preparing patients and equipment for testing, as well as performing and documenting the testing.
• Interviewing the patient to determine sleep disorder issues and explaining the testing.
• Monitoring patients throughout the testing.
• Scoring, interpreting, and reporting sleep study results.

Our ideal future caregiver is someone who:
• Has previous direct patient care experience.
• Is a Registered Polysomnography Technologist, under the BRPT guidelines.
• Thrives in a close-knit team environment.
• Demonstrates a strong and reliable work ethic.
• Is willing to learn and adapt.

By taking this opportunity, you’ll be able to grow in your career and move into different positions within Cleveland Clinic and the Sleep Center itself. Many of our technicians have moved into day technician positions, reader positions, and lead technician positions.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Prepares patient and equipment for ordered testing.
  • Interviews patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain testing procedures.
  • Performs and documents testing.
  • Monitors patient throughout testing and intervenes as necessary to resolve patient needs or equipment issues.
  • Instructs non-registered and trainees. Scores, interprets and reports results of sleep studies. Prepares, calibrates, repairs and maintains equipment required for testing. Determines and reports needed repairs/replacements. Performs QA.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Must be a Registered Polysomnography Technologist, under the BRPT guidelines.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including standing and walking for extended periods of time; must lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to assist with positioning and transporting patients.
  • Requires the ability to maneuver equipment and motor coordination to operate equipment.
  • Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and body fluids.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7151228 (Ref:ccf18490069)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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