Senior Sleep Center Technologist - Multiple Locations (7p-7a)

 
Position: Senior Sleep Center Technologist - Multiple Locations (7p-7a)

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Shift: 7p - 7a

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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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.  

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Sleep Center Technologist – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. This person has passed a competency examination and is credentialed as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT). In this position, you’ll perform sleep studies and document results according to facility policy and procedures. Excellent communication skills are essential for this position. The Senior Sleep Technologist performs procedures appropriate to their competence and credentials, and is primarily responsible for conducting night time sleep studies.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides quality patient-centered neurodiagnostic sleep studies
  • Communicates effectively with peers and interdisciplinary team
  • Maintains Environment of Care
  • Performs other essential job duties


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for health care providers
  • Two (2) years of experience in pediatric polysomnography (sleep studies)
  • Current registry in Polysomnography (RPSGT) by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)
  • Ability to independently and accurately score adult and pediatric sleep studies in accordance with AASM guidelines
  • Ability to independently demonstrate skill in polysomnography
  • Demonstrated ability to operate sleep equipment and video monitoring equipment
  • Is articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate good customer service
  • Utilize basic office equipment and a personal computer
  • Knowledgeable of current AASM adult and pediatric scoring rules
  • Ensures electrode application in adherence with the International 10–20 System
  • Is knowledgeable in the correct performance of sleep studies
  • Ability to recognize clinically significant events and follow facility policy and procedures
  • Graduate of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program) accredited sleep program preferred
  • Registered Sleep Technologist by American Board of Sleep Medicine preferred


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