Sleep Center Lead - FT - Nights

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Night
Facility:  Carilion Clinic Sleep Center
Requisition Number:  141483

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

Promotes Carilion's culture of service excellence and quality by implementing and accepting accountability of the service standards: provides excellent service to patients/customers; builds strong relationships and team cohesiveness; focuses on quality and positive solutions; communicates respectfully; demonstrates compassion and understanding in response to patient and customer requests/needs.  •    
A Sleep Technologist Lead, works under the general supervision of the of the medical Director (MD), sleep center physician or physician’s assistant to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of a sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education. 

  • Coordinates staff and patient scheduling including working with Medical Office Associates on scheduling issues
  • Insures proper staff/patient ratios and scheduling needs are met
  • Oversees case preparation to include proper paperwork, chart set up, insurance authorizations, needed medical and sleep history present, as well as clarification of orders/procedures to be done.
  • Participates in community and medical educational outreaches
  • Gathers and Analyzes Patient Information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history), and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
  • Completes and verifies documentation.
  • Prepares and calibrates equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and makes adjustments, if necessary.
  • Applies electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
  • Follows procedural protocols for all types of polysomnographic studies performed at the sleep center to ensure collection of appropriate data.
  • Follows “lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.).
  • Scores sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and Sleep Conferences.
  • Attends and participates in medical or public educational outreaches.

What We Require:

Education: Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree in allied health with emphasis in polysomnography preferred. Successful completion of a sleep technology program associated with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a sleep technologist. Certification by a nationally recognized certification board and holds Sleep Tech Credential of Registered Sleep Technologist (RPSGT) and would consider Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential.

Experience: Minimum 3-5 years clinical experience in polysomnography.  Minimum 1 year supervisory experience preferred.

Licensure/certification: Virginia State License for Polysomnographic Technologist AND RPSGT by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists (*would consider RST by American Board of Sleep Medicine or SDS by The National Board for Respiratory Care). Virginia State License for Respiratory Care Practitioner with RRT/CRT preferred. Obtain/Maintain current AHA BLS-HCP.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills required. Basic Computer Skills essential. Complies with BRPT Standards of Conduct. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 141483 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Sleep Center 
Shift: Night 
Shift Details: Generally Wed-Fri 6p - 7:30a, occasional meetings to collaborate with sleep services manager
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4005 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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