Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

A Lead Sleep Technologist works under the general supervision of the medical director or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center and out of center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. A lead sleep technologist can perform the duties defined for a sleep technologist, and is competent in all aspects of home sleep testing. Demonstrates organizational, computer, interpersonal and technical skills.  Will collect, analyze, and integrate patient information to identify and meet patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional and physiological status regarding the testing procedure, and pertinent medical/social history).  Determines final testing parameters and procedures in conjunctions with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.  Scores sleep and wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.  Scores clinical events, such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc.  Demonstrates adherence to AASM scoring parameters of OCST; identify artifact, inadequate signals, and study failures and generate an accurate reporting.  High school diploma or GED required, Associate’s in Polysomnography preferred.  5 years minimum experience as a Polysomnographic technician required.  Must be an authorized Polysomnographic Technologist licensed in New York State and in good standing.  Certification by a nationally recognized board and holds the Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS).  Must have current CPR or BLS certification.  

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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