Job Description

Job Title: Polysomnographic Sleep Tech (CGOH)
Job ID: 57458720
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 9 PM to 7 AM
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
Department: Sleep Lab
Location: 4300 Londonderry Road, Harrisburg PA 17109


Under the supervision of physicians and in the presence of a Polysomnographic Technologist, the Polysomnographic Technician is responsible for performing patient care duties and providing customer service to clients of the sleep center.

  • Serves, manages and supports internal and external customers.
  • Cleaning and sterilization is performed according to infection control guidelines.
  • Inventory of lab supplies is taken and level for optimum functioning of lab is maintained.
  • Educates patients on sleep lab procedures.
  • Prepares patients for diagnostic testing as directed and according to departmental procedures.
  • Accurately scores and analyzes sleep studies.
  • Participates in sleep disorders center professional activities and continuing education.
  • Performs therapeutic treatments and interventions, working with a Polysomnographic Technologist at all times.
  • Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills.


  • HS Diploma Required
  • Bachelors Degree or 6 months relevant experience in a related field (such as Sleep, EEG, Respiratory Therapy, or similar) preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation OR Basic Life Support CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
Licensed to practice as a Polysomnographic Technologist from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (RPSGT), the American Board of Sleep Medicine (RST) or the National Board of Respiratory Care (CRT-SDS or RRT-SDS) within 6 months of meeting the eligibility requirements, and within 2 years from date of hire required.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $18.91 to $28.38 / hour

Union Position: No

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