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Polysomnographic Technologist

Akahi Services

Last Updated: 4/06/21

Job Description

Polysomnographic Technologist

Location: Nellis AFB, NV

Work Schedule: The performance hours of the MTF are as follows: Healthcare Services may be rendered 7 days a week, as determined by the Supervisor, Medical Director, or Commander, to correspond with the needs of the department. As such, the work day will consist of eight (8) and/or ten (10) hours of work with a thirty (30) minute lunch break, not to exceed forty (40) hours per week. Typical work hours are accomplished during night shift, however, there may be a need for day time coverage.

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Kahua Services LLC

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 Degree/Education (5.2.4): Shall have successfully completed a polysomnography training program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), or have a minimum of three (3) year of experience as a Polysomnographic Technician.
 Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support (5.2.3): BLS is required.
 Experience: Shall have a minimum of one (1) year of experience within the last three (3) years conducting sleep studies in a patient care setting and a minimum of one year of experience scoring sleep studies.
 Board Certification ( None
 Licensure/Registration: Possess/maintains registry with the board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), as a Registered Polysomnography Technician (RPSGT), and/or registry with the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM), as a Registered Sleep Technician (RST).


 Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment and education of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
 Program montages on sleep acquisition systems; troubleshoot acquisition and scoring program issues.
 Address environmental, equipment and engineering issues that affect patient care delivery; determine appropriate course of action including test cancellations and initiating system changes.
 Conduct and score all types of sleep studies, to include overnight polysomnography (multiple montages), MSLT, MWT, CPAP and Bi-level PAP titration, supplemental O2 titration, pH monitoring, and portable sleep studies.
 Perform end-tidal CO2 monitoring and some ventilator management.
 Performs test and accurately transcribes and prepares data for physician interpretations.
 Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments if necessary.
 Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted standards. Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments if necessary.
 Perform positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
 Perform administrative duties as identified by the Supervisor, Medical Director, or Commander.
 The Polysomnographic Technician will participate in the coverage of on-call hours.


Kako’o Services is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.

We have a strong focus on providing our government customer with quality and superior service.

Kako’o Services is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEOIs The Law poster.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview

Company Details

Akahi Services

Honolulu, HI, United States