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Sleep Center Technologist - TCH West Campus (Katy, TX) - Multiple Openings

Company: Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary We are searching for a 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. Think you've got what it takes? Responsibilities Demonstrates a mastery of technical and procedural requirements to consistently produce high quality neurodiagnosticsleep studies; is able to adapt all procedures to clinical circumstances; monitors and/or eliminates causes of artifact; andconsistently and properly labels recordings Performs neurodiagnostic testing within the Neurophysiology laboratory and, as required, in inpatient units according todepartmental and AAST standards of care Ensures electrode application in adherence with the International 10-20 System Demonstrates knowledge of product allergies, movement restrictions and different levels of consciousness the patient mayexperience Performs patient safety measures in accordance with institutional policies, procedures, standards and/or guidelines. Orients patient/family to room and facility (including emergency procedures) Provides education to patient/family around sleep procedure Maintains the patient's safety through effective communication Responsible for awareness and recognition of the decompensating patient and demonstrates knowledge of escalation andde-escalation processes Understands and applies appropriate discharge criteria before dismissal of patient from the sleep lab. Conducts efficient and accurate scoring, and documenting of sleep studies Scores sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted 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 Requirements: * High school diploma or GED
* American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) 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) Preferences: * 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 Company Profile Texas Children's Hospital West Campus 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 fromSugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foothospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, fouroperating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, aneurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy. To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at . At Texas Children's Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families 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 alasting 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.

Keywords: Texas Children's Hospital, Houston , Sleep Center Technologist - TCH West Campus (Katy, TX) - Multiple Openings, Other , Houston, Texas

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