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Professional Summary

Polysomnography Technologist bringing 10 years of related experience working with pediatric and adult patients. Adept at observing and monitoring patient conditions and readings to provide critical input for interdisciplinary care. Seek to bring knowledge and skills to challenging position with room for advancement.

Skills
  • Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to multi-task, develop new efficient ideas, patience to learn.
  • Sound knowledge of Windows-based operating systems and OS Monterey
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Comfortable with Rembrandt Sleep Systems, Alice 3 & 5, Sandman, Embla RemLogic S4500 & N7000, Somnostar, CADWELL Easy 3 and Nihon Kohden Sphinx
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Care and Education
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Answering Questions
  • Therapeutic Equipment
  • Word Processing
  • Polysomnography
  • Supporting Daily Living Needs
  • Performance Improvement
Education
Washington Metro Institute of Sleep Technology Arlington, VA, Expected in 10/2011 : Polysomnography - GPA :
Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Nigeria, Expected in 04/2004 Bachelor of Science : Biochemistry - GPA :
BRPT , Expected in 04/2013 Registered Polysomnography Technologist Certificate : - GPA :
Certifications
  • RPSGT - Registered Polysomnographic Technologist. April 2013
  • Licensed Maryland Board of Physicians - October 2013
  • Licensed DC Board of Medicine- March 2015
  • BLS Certificate
Work History
Amita Health - Polysomnographic Technologist
Bessemer, AL, 07/2018 - Current
  • Explained study procedures, findings and diagnoses to patients to promote understanding of disorders and recommended treatments.
  • Documented routine observations to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
  • Collected and analyzed patient information to identify and meet patient-specific mental and physical limitations.
  • Studied polysomnograms to recognize abnormal respiratory patterns and arrhythmias.
  • Selected and calibrated appropriate equipment for testing to make adjustments and verify proper functioning.
  • Operated polysomnography equipment to record electrical activity of brain waves and other physiological variables.
  • Performed routine positive airway pressure, interface fitting and desensitization.
  • Monitored study-tracing quality to achieve artifact-free signals.
  • Operated closed-circuit television cameras to record patient sleep activities and observe patient during tests.
  • Prepared detailed reports of findings and offered insights to aid in diagnosis of disorders.
  • Applied electrodes and sensors to patients for sleep studies.
  • Followed “lights out” procedures to establish baseline values such as heart rate and oxyhemoglobin saturation.
  • Attached electrodes to patients using adhesives.
  • Summarized technical data to assist physicians to diagnose brain, sleep or nervous system disorders.
  • Helped to complete procedures such as EEGs and PSGs
  • Monitored patients during tests using electroencephalographs (EEG), video recording equipment.
  • Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Recognize patient's medical problem and physiological events and implement appropriate interventions, including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic interventions.
Amita Health - Polysomnographic Technologist
Broomfield, CO, 07/2017 - Current
  • Responsible for performing physiological studies of sleep and sleep related disorders
  • Documented routine observations to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
  • Complete technician reports, and record observations
  • Perform CPAPs, BiPAPs, Oxygen Titrations, Oral Appliance, Seizure Montage, Esophageal Balloon,
  • Scoring PSGs Studies, MSLT, MWT and Inspire sleep studies
  • Explained study procedures, findings and diagnoses to patients to promote understanding of disorders and recommended treatments.
  • Collected and analyzed patient information to identify and meet patient-specific mental and physical limitations.
  • Studied polysomnograms to recognize abnormal respiratory patterns and arrhythmias.
  • Adheres to all organizational policies, practices and federal or state regulations pertaining to patient care, privacy, and quality assurance. Actively supports and participates in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment for patient care and maintains orderly and efficient system for storage and retrieval of patient information
  • Provides patient education according to established guidelines, including communicating with patients and family members on instructions in techniques to optimize their care while at the Sleep Center, as well as after testing is completed.
  • Implements appropriate interventions, including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and/or bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) and oxygen administration and informs, through documentation, the physician of changes in the patient’s condition or abnormalities on the recording, when necessary.
Amita Health - Polysomnographic Technologist
Caney, KS, 02/2014 - 07/2018
  • Perform physiological studies of sleep and sleep related disorders
  • Explains procedures to patient’s parents/guardian, places and attaches electrodes, operates equipment, and monitors signals during tests
  • Complete technician reports, and record observations
  • Perform CPAPs, BiPAPs, Oxygen Titrations, Seizure Montage, Ventilator and Tracheostomy studies.
  • Explained study procedures, findings and diagnoses to patients to promote understanding of disorders and recommended treatments.
  • Documented routine observations to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
  • Collected and analyzed patient information to identify and meet patient-specific mental and physical limitations.
  • Operated polysomnography equipment to record electrical activity of brain waves and other physiological variables.
  • Monitored study-tracing quality to achieve artifact-free signals.
Sleep Disorders Centers Of The Mid Atlantic - Technician/RPSGT
City, STATE, 03/2012 - 08/2017
  • Responsible for performing physiological studies of sleep and sleep related disorders
  • Explains procedures to patients, places and attaches electrodes, operates equipment, and monitors signals during tests
  • Administers questionnaires, completes technician reports, and records observations
  • Performs CPAPs, BiPAPs, AutoSV and administer Oxygen, when necessary, on both Pediatric and Adult Patients.

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School Attended

  • Washington Metro Institute of Sleep Technology
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • BRPT

Job Titles Held:

  • Polysomnographic Technologist
  • Polysomnographic Technologist
  • Polysomnographic Technologist
  • Technician/RPSGT

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Registered Polysomnography Technologist Certificate

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