Sleep Center Technologist (West Campus, Katy)

 
Position: Sleep Center Technologist (West Campus, Katy)

Job ID: 161542

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC Sleep Lab

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 6p - 7a 3 nights per week

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.

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Summary:

We are searching for Sleep Center Technologist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform sleep studies and document results according to facility policy and procedures. Excellent communication skills are essential for this position. The Sleep Technologist, is primarily responsible for conducting nighttime sleep studies.

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Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • RPSGT certification from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists required
  • Graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program) sleep program 
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • 2 years experience as an RSPGT preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a mastery of technical and procedural requirements to consistently produce high quality neurodiagnostic sleep studies, is able to adapt all procedures to clinical circumstances, monitors and/or eliminates causes of artifact, and consistently and properly labels recordings
  • Performs neurodiagnostic testing within the Neurophysiology laboratory and as required, in inpatient units according to departmental and AAST standards of care
  • Demonstrates knowledge of product allergies, movement restrictions and different levels of consciousness the patient may experience
  • Conducts efficient and accurate scoring, and documenting of sleep studies
  • Communicates effectively with co-workers, medical staff and other hospital personnel using Situation Background Assessment and Recommendation (SBAR) and critical language methodologies to ensure high quality safe patient care, recording, and scoring of findings that occur during the sleep study
  • Troubleshoots equipment and reports all equipment repairs as soon as the need is detected to manager, Biomedical Engineering, vendor, or other appropriate and authorized individuals
  • Re-stocks bedside supplies, and ensures all equipment is in working condition prior to each patient test
  • Documents patient information in patient’s electronic medical record according to hospital and departmental guidelines

 



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