Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine

Mission Statement

To further the understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, 
to provide a forum for communication and education of sleep professionals,
 and to promulgate the highest standards for polysomnograpy and the clinical diagnosis and
 treatment of sleep disorders, for the people of Louisiana
Job Postings
Baton Rouge
Louisiana Sleep Foundation, LLC
is looking for a Registered Sleep Technologist (RPSGT) or a  Respiratory Therapist with SDS certification (RRT-SDS) for a busy sleep medicine practice in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Louisiana Sleep Foundation is an AASM accredited lab with a full time board certified sleep specialist on staff.  

Applicants must be able to work nights and weekends and have an active license with LA State Board of Medical Examiners and a current certificate with BRPT.

Louisiana Sleep Foundation offers competitive pay with a signing bonus.
Please send resume to 

Toni Martinez
fax 225-767-8556

Franciscan Missionaries of

Our Lady Health System

has 3 positions: FT Days, FT Nights, and PRN Nights

job description and requirements:

The Polysomnography Technologist performs all night sleep studies, Multiple Sleep Latency Testing, Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, scores sleep studies, and assist in training and orientation of new employees and PSG trainees.

  • Performs Multiple Sleep Latency Testing, Maintenance of Wakefulness Test, and other types of sleep studies as ordered by physician
  • Calibrates monitors and accessory parameters prior to sleep study
  • Administers Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea according to policy and procedure.
  • Follows Oxygen administration according to policy
  • Thoroughly analyzes patients medical record to obtain an informative history.
  • Sets up patients for test by placing electrodes using the 10/20 International System of measurement
  • Instructs and informs patient of test procedure
  • Assist with maintenance of department equipment and supplies
  • Maintains department records, reports, and files as required
  • Must be certified in basic CPR
  • Emphasizes abnormalities seen during the procedure using available technique
  • Recognizes and identifies sleep stages on the Multiple Sleep Latency Test and the Polysomnogram
  • Recognizes and identifies all types of respiratory events and other abnormalities on the sleep study
  • Scores sleep studies and MSLTs using R&K criteria
  • Assists director with support groups and public education in sleep disorders
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to assess a situation and consider the alternatives
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to assess a situation and consider the alternatives
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy 
  • The employee assesses the patient for physical, personal, and technical procedural needs and communicates these to the physician with an appropriate suggestion of technical support when needed.
  • The employee performs and adjusts their duties/roles in turnaround time performance to complete this process in the 10 minute period set by the policy of the department.
  • The employee reports procedural delays, outcomes, start and end events to the charge person in the appropriate manner and in a timely fashion.
  • The employee assist, participates in and communicates inventory and equipment needs and problems to the Inventory/Equipment manager.
  • The employee assists in the development of departmental goals and is positive in supporting these to the customers and department services
  • This employee will work in a case management role for his specialty in the areas of policy and procedure development, inventory assessment/maintenance, staff development and physician resource for the department.

Formal training in Polysomnography with at least 2 years clinical experience in a sleep center setting; knowledge and experience in Electroencephalography and Respiratory Therapy

High school graduate or equivalent

Registry by The American Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (BRPT) and Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners in Polysomnography.
Exception: Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) with at least 2 years experience performing clinical polysomnography are exempt from being required to have the registry in polysomnography by the American Board of Polysomnographic Technologists provided their registry as an RRT is current and in good standing.
They must also possess a current license in both Respiratory and Polysomnography issued by the State of Louisiana.
BLS Certification

Complete technical knowledge of the function of amplifiers, linear frequency filters, and accessory monitors such as nasal/oral respiration, effort monitors, pressure transducer airflow system, and oximeter. Working experience or familiarity with digital acquisition systems. Highly skilled in recognizing and identifying waveforms & abnormalities in Sleep Disorders

Click Here to Apply Online

Katherine Lahl-Weinman | Recruiter 2, Talent Acquisition

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System

5959 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. | Baton Rouge, LA 70879

(225) 526-0363 (office) | (225) 526-0064 (fax)

katherine.weinman@fmolhs.org | www.fmolhs.org