Covenant Health

Job Title
Roane Medical Center
Department Name






Polysomnographer, Sleep Disorder Center

PRN/OCC, Variable Hours andShifts


Roane Medical Center Overview: 

Proudly serving our community, Roane Medical Center is committed to your healthy future! Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with modern technologies and expert staff to provide you the best possible patient care. From our quality medical, surgical, emergency and critical care services to our diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation support, you will find the right blends of technical expertise, medical professionalism, and patient quality and satisfaction at Roane Medical Center.


Position Summary:

Qualified to serve as chief technologist; supervises, plans, and develops training activities; serves as in-service training instructor; assists medical director and physicians with development of test protocols, programs, and procedures; works without direct supervision.


Recruiter: Brittany Partello || || (865) 374-5363


  • Performs all modalities of polysomnography including, but not limited to: scoring, seizure hook up, rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD), maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT), home sleep apnea test (HSAT), and multiple sleep latency test (MSLT), in the laboratory.
  • Performs difficult or unusual procedures (e.g., complex sleep apnea, RDB, positive air pressure (PAP) titration, seizure recognition, etc.).
  • Accurately charts and maintains appropriate paperwork for polysomnography charting.
  • Arranges for maintenance and repair of polysomnography equipment.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:            None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience:          None


Licensure Requirement:       Must have and maintain CPR certification, registration by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT), and licensure by the state of Tennessee as a Polysomnographic Technologist as per TCA 63-31-106.


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