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Sanford Health Polysomnographic Technologist Registered (Straight Nights) - Perham, MN - Part Time in Perham, Minnesota

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Facility: Perham Hlth
Location: Perham, MN
Address: 1000 Coney St W, Perham, MN 56573, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Night Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 24.00
Salary Range: $25.00 - $36.00

Department Details

This position is part time 24 hours a week. Would work 2 12 hour night shifts each week, but could be a possible 13 hour shift if patient sleeps late. No weekends or holidays expected. Has potential to become a full time position if desired.

This position is centered on patient care with completing patient check ins, hooking up patients, performing sleep studies, and checking the patient out in the mornings. Would complete 2 sleep studies each night.

Come join our team and enjoy a flexible schedule and friendly work environment! Being able to work independently would be a must! This person will be the only sleep staff member at our Sanford Perham location. Collaboration with nursing staff at Perham and sleep staff in Fargo, ND is always available!

Majority of orientation and training will be done in Fargo, ND!

Job Summary

Performs quality diagnostic polysomnographic (PSG), as well as titration, multiple sleep latency (MSLT), and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) will be performed. Records and provides relevant and accurate data to physicians for diagnostic use in the treatment of patients with sleep/wake disorders. Educates patients with prescribed therapies. May also follow-up with patients when applicable. May provide education to patients for sleep testing when necessary. Calls in for technical troubleshooting as necessary. Responsible for performing either Sleep Study Procedures or Neurological Testing for all patient populations. Understands the testing equipment in detail, including its structure, function, indications for use, physiological effect upon the patient, and basic maintenance/troubleshooting procedures. Ability to apply principles of anatomy and physiology, normal and abnormal, related to procedure performed. Monitors and documents appropriately in medical record per facility guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) standards and accreditation. Possesses a thorough knowledge and understanding of the disease and pathological conditions encountered. Ability to work with all age groups and those with growth and developmental needs of unique client populations. Performs other department specific duties as required. Dependent on facility and department needs, participate in various types of scoring or tabulation of studies. Oversees students and/or staff are providing patient care, treatment, and/or services as part of their training when necessary.


Graduate of an accredited program in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology, Respiratory Technology or other medical specialty preferred.

Minimum of two years of related work experience in Sleep Disorders field preferred.

Possess knowledge of sleep disorders, electrical safety, with the skill to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for patient care.

If RRT, required to obtain RPSGT or Sleep Disorder Specialty (RRT-SDS) credential within 2 years of starting

in role or must be enrolled in one of the following:

  1. Must be enrolled in or have completed the A-STEP Online Self Study Modules. Non-registered technologists and technicians must complete A-STEP Online Self Study Modules within two years of enrollment. OR

  2. 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.

Working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed as a RRT or RPSGT.

Obtain and maintain mandatory continuing education units (CEU) each year to maintain licensure and/or registry.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required within 60 days of employment.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0164680
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No