This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
Incuments of positions in this family provide a detailed survey of the patient's sleep-related problems including physical, neurological, psychiatric and psychological exams to indicate whether other diagnostic tests are necessary.
Attaches sensors and electrodes to correctly record respiratory variables and abnormalities during polygraphically defined sleep. Minimizes polygraphic artifacts to insure the detection of respiratory abnormalities during sleep. Monitors and polysomnographs throughout the night on a 14 channel polygraph and intervenes to correct problems that might develop with electrodes and/or sensors. Recognizes certain medical emergencies from the recording (e.g., respiratory arrest and/or cardiac arrest) and takes appropriate emergency steps including cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Trains and may supervise the Technical Associate.
B.A. or B.S. Minimum two years experience.
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