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Pacific Medical Centers Polysomnographic Technologist - Northgate Sleep Center in Seattle, Washington


Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as a Polysomnographic Technologist (0.5 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in our Northgate Sleep Center at Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a Polysomnographic Technologist – Registered to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders under the general supervision of the medical director (M.D., D.O., PhD), Sleep Center Manager or designee. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services, or patient care and education.

In this position you will:

  • Gathers and Analyzes Patient Information:

  • Collects, analyzes and integrates 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

  • Performs Testing Preparation Procedures:

  • Prepares and calibrates equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments if necessary

  • Applies electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards

  • Performs Polysomnographic Procedures

  • Follows procedural protocols [such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), parasomnia studies, PAP, oxygen titration etc.] 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.).

  • Generates accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current registration with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.

  • BLS or CPR certification.

  • One year experience as a sleep technician.

Pacific Medical Center Northgate:

The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. PacMed’s compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.

The Northgate clinic offers both primary care – including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics—and multiple areas of specialty care. Home to the Diagnostic Center for Sleep Health, Northgate treats over 80 different sleep disorders. Other services offered at Northgate include an echocardiography laboratory, x-ray, onsite laboratory and pharmacy. Interpreter services are also available for our patients.

Seattle is the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25 million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The Northgate clinic is part of Pacific Medical Centers’ network of outpatient clinics providing primary and specialty care to the greater Seattle area and employing more than 150 providers representing most medical specialties. Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at .

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”

Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Polysomongraphy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 267987