Technologist, Polysomnographic

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7106246 (Ref:12494-en_US)

Posted: July 23, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Works under general supervision to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient care and education, staff development, and administration.

Job Duties

  • Sets up, operates, and monitors sophisticated medical equipment including computerized polygraph, analog polygraph, oximeters, respiratory plethysmography units, positive air pressure machines, tumescence monitors, and laboratory computer systems.
  • Performs sleep monitoring on individuals with suspected sleep pathophysiologies.
  • Attaches necessary devices for monitoring EEG, EOG, EMG, EKG, oximetry, thoracic- and abdominal effort, nasal/oral airflow and nasal/oral pressure.
  • Performs both split-night and full-night continuous positive airway pressure treatment as needed and titrates both CPAP and BiPAP pressure to reduce airway occlusion and attain airway patency.
  • Administers questionnaires and performance tests.
  • Scores polysomnographic recordings for sleep stages, sleep apnea, periodic limb movement disorder, and other sleep-related parameters as indicated by the study.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two years of relevant experience. 
  • Credentialed by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred:  Credential by the American Board of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists as an R. EEG.T or credentialed by the National Board of Respiratory Care as a R.R.T. 



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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