Senior Sleep Center Technologist

 
Position: Senior Sleep Center Technologist

Job ID: 160958

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Children's Sleep Center

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for Senior Sleep 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, The Sleep Technologist, Sr. is primarily responsible for conducting nighttime sleep studies.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



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


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program) sleep program preferred
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
  • RPSGT certification from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists required
  • RST certification from the American Board of Sleep Medicine preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in pediatric polysomnography required


Apply Now
Current Texas Children’s employees – Please click here to login.
Create Profile or Log In Search Careers