Covenant Health

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Polysomnographer REG
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
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Polysomnographer, Sleep Disorder Center

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is an award-winning, certified, and accredited facility with 541 beds. As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke.  We are also the region’s leader in technology in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures for hip patients.


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health, a locally-owned, non-profit health system based in Knoxville, TN, with a “patient-focused” culture. It has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as its 2020 “Best-in-State-Employer” for Tennessee. The CEO of our company, Jim VanderSteeg, attends every new employee orientation and will ask you to sign our pledge of excellence to always put patients first, strive for excellence in everything we do, and make Covenant Health the first and best choice for patients in our region. As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including: offering unmatched medical insurance, tuition reimbursement; student loan repayment assistance, certification bonuses; leadership and professional development programs; an employer-matched 401(k); and a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program.


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: Jennifer Gordon || || 865-374-8107  


  • 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. Must be BRPT registered or Registry eligible and possess a TN state license in polysomnography. experience in multiple modalities of sleep testing to include PSG, PAP titration with CPAP, BiPAP, and ASV, MSLT/MWT.


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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