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Sleep Lab / Polysomnographic Technician


Ouachita County Medical Center has an opening for Sleep Lab (Polysomnographic) Technician in our Respiratory Therapy Department for Full Time.

Essential Duties and Major responsibilities: A sleep tech works under the general supervision of the department director and performs all-night recordings on patients as they sleep. Duties include application and monitoring of devices (EEG, EKG, respiration, oxygen saturation, etc.) that are used in the diagnosis of sleep disorders. Summarizes data after the study.

This position requires: Must have valid Arkansas certification in Sleep Lab Tech or be able to obtain certification, on the job training may be provided. Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to a certificate or associate degree with an emphasis in sleep technology is preferred. Certification by a nationally recognized certification board and holds either the Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered Polysomnographic Technologist/Technician (RPSGT), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential is preferred.

The applicant must have strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform well individually and within group settings, have the ability to handle situations professionally and accurately, and must be able to provide care with courtesy, friendliness and respect.

Individuals who prefer to apply for employment in person may do so Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm in the Human Resources office. This office is located downstairs, at the back of the hospital. Or you may apply online at

All applications remain active for 6 months, so please be sure to include your telephone number on the application. If you are selected, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Drug screens are required for all new employees. Any questions regarding your application, interview or drug screen should be directed to our Human Resources department.

Ouachita County Medical Center is committed to a professional working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the surrounding community. In accordance with federal and state law, OCMC prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is OCMC policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.