Sutter Health Polysomnographic Technologist- Fremont (FT) in Fremont, California


A Polysomnographic Technologist performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis, associated interventions, treatment of sleep disorders, patient care and education under the general oversight of the clinical Director or Supervisor. A Polysomnographic Technologist can perform the duties defined for a Polysomnographic Technician and may provide oversight of other staff.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Collects patient vitals, explains and prepares for the procedure and orients the patient to the sleep center

  • Implements appropriate interventions including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as mask fitting, continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.

  • Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify, meet and communicate patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status, pertinent medical/social history) and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.

  • Scores sleep/wake stages and clinical events by applying professionally accepted guidelines



  • Certified Polysomnographic Technologist (CPSGT)

  • Current AHA BLS/CPR certification

  • Current registration with the Medical Board of California as a Polysomnographic Technologist or current registration with the Medical Board of California as a Respiratory Care Practioner or Respiratory Therapist.

  • Successful completion of an A STAR-designated focused education program OR both a STAR-designated self-study education program AND a STAR-designated focused 2 program;

  • A minimum of twelve (12) months of clinical experience as a Polysomnographic Technologist that includes on-site polysomnography duties performed as direct patient recording and/or scoring.

  • Comply with the BRPT standards of conduct

Primary Location: California, East Bay, Fremont

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.