We are searching for a Senior 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 Sr. Sleep Technologist, performs procedures appropriate to their competence and credentials. The Sr. Sleep Technologist, is primarily responsible for conducting nighttime sleep studies. Think you’ve got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provides quality patient-centered neurodiagnostic sleep studies
- Demonstrates a mastery of technical and procedural requirements to consistently produce high quality neurodiagnostic sleep studies; can 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
- Ensures electrode application in adherence with the International 10–20 System
- Functions independently and can apply basic, intermediate, and advanced waveform recognition, relevant medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, current HIPPA practices
- Demonstrates knowledge of product allergies, movement restrictions and different levels of consciousness the patient may experience
- Performs patient safety measures in accordance with institutional policies, procedures, standards and/or guidelines
- Conducts efficient and accurate scoring, and documenting of sleep studies. Scores sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines
- When requested performs the below day time duties including conducts efficient and accurate scoring, and reporting of sleep studies
- Communicates effectively with peers and interdisciplinary team
- Maintains Environment of Care
- Performs other essential job duties
Skills & Requirements:
- 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.
- Required H.S. Diploma or GED
- Graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program) accredited sleep program OR 2
years of experience as a Sleep Technologist.
- Required BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support by the American Heart Association Basic Life Support
- Required RPSGT - Reg Polysomnographic Technology by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
- Preferred RST - Registered Sleep Technologist by the American Board of Sleep Medicine
- Preferred 2 years' experience in pediatric polysomnography (sleep studies)
About Texas Children’s
Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.
Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood.
To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org. 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.