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Polysomnographer / RN



Within the scope of practice as a Registered Polysomnographer, and in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation requirements, the registered polysomnographer provides sleep disorders assessment, care planning and direct delivery of treatment. The staff also utilizes professional AASM care processes in accordance with licensure and regulatory scope and standards, and established hospital policies, procedures and protocols. Staff must be flexible with their schedule and may be required to work variable shifts, weekends and holidays. Staff must adhere to the professional standards of the National Board for Respiratory Care, the New York State Education Department and Canton Potsdam Hospital.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital


SCHEDULE: Variable


  • NYS licensure as an Authorized Polysomnographic Technologist with registry by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists or NYS licensure as Respiratory Therapist with registry by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists or NYS licensure as Registered Nurse with registry by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (or must obtain within 1 year of hire)


  • Performs and documents sleep study scoring according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) standards of practice. This percentage will vary based on staff and scoring needs of the department.

  • The ability to initiate and perform all polysomnographic recordings. Ability to perform a comprehensive patient assessment, identify patient needs and administer indicated/ ordered therapy in accordance with department policies and AASM standards of practice. Identifies and responds to patient conditions to achieve positive patient outcomes

  • Maintain quality records and suggest improvement opportunities.

  • Identify and respond to opportunities for education to patient, family, staff, and other health care providers.

  • Perform discharge planning and documentation to provide discharge instructions and maintain post-discharge continuity of care.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $38.86 - $53.11

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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