Sleep Center Technologist, Sr Acq

 
Position: Sleep Center Technologist, Sr Acq

Job ID: 161542

Location: US-TX-Katy

Department: WC Sleep Lab

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 6:00 PM to 7:00 AM

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.   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.  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   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.

 

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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, 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
  • 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

 



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