Neurophysiology Laboratory Technician

Neurophysiology Laboratory Technician

  • King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Responsible for prepare patients for neuro diagnostic testing by explaining the procedure. Obtain medical history information pertinent to the interpretation of test results

Education / Qualification Required:

  • BSc in Respiratory Therapy or equivalent
  • OR Associate’s degree (minimum two (2) year curriculum) from an accredited training program as a Neurophysiology Technologist


  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in an acute-care/tertiary hospital.
  • Experience in Sleep Studies is a must


  • Current and clean medical license to practice in country/state of origin
  • Registration by the American Association of Polysomnographic Technologists, or Registration with NMRC or Canadian CRST Board is required

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interviews patient to assess current condition and explains the procedure
  • Sets-up and calibrates data acquisition system and appropriate ancillary equipment
  • Performs polysomnogram and monitors and changes the patient’s body position or environment as needed to obtain the required sleep and/or wake data
  • Performs positive airway pressure titration studies and scores polysomnographic studies
  • Collaborates with physicians to monitor patients and maintain a database for the purposes of research
  • Monitors ongoing quality assurance for scoring polysomnographic competency of data acquisition
  • Maintains patient safety at all times
  • Maintains equipment in clean operating condition
  • Disinfects and sterilizes appropriate equipment electrodes and transducers