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
Lake Charles 
Send Resumes to
Christine Key
fax 337-310-7382
The Sleep Disorder Center of Louisiana is currently seeking experienced Registered Polysomnographic Technologists to join our team. This position is responsible for polysomnographic recording, determining testing and treatment parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering Physician, Medical Director and/or SDC protocols. Additionally, this position is responsible for all technical duties related to the polysomnographic evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders providing high quality results and patient care.

Job Types: Full Time and Part Time $25-$30/hour 
 Health/Life Insurance 
 Dental/Vision Insurance 
 Paid Time off/ Paid Holidays off

 Currently Licensed in Polysomnography or Respiratory Therapy 
 Current RPSGT, RST or CRT/RRT 
 Current BLS Certification 
 Excellent Interpersonal Skills 
 Proficient Computer Skills 

At least a minimum of 1 year experience in an established sleep center, but not required

Responsibilities and Duties:
 Adhere to AASM guidelines and to departmental policies and procedures when performing job duties. 
 Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions, accurately carry out detailed physician orders, and work with minimal supervision 
 Document observations such as sleep stages, clinical events, changes in pressure, and other significant events. 
 Prepare patients for baseline polysomnography, nasal CPAP/BiPAP and ASV titrations. 
 Implements therapeutic procedures such as nasal CPAP, BiPAP, ASV and supplemental oxygen administration, and works with patients to ensure compliance. 
 Applies electrodes and monitoring devices as defined in departmental policy and procedures and ensure artifact-free recording. 
 Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. 
 Complete procedural and computer documentation as outlined in departmental policy/procedure and obtain appropriate pre & post test questionnaires from patients. 
 Help prepare workplace for next night’s studies by cleaning/sterilizing equipment, maintaining equipment in a professional manner and storing/cleaning properly. 
 Extensive knowledge of polysomnography principles, practices and clinical applications; ability to act quickly and competently in difficult situations. 
 Scoring, analysis and associated interventions under the general oversight of the sleep center manager and/or the medical director. 
 Other related duties as assigned / required.