Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurology. The position is located at McMillan. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Provides diagnostic, therapeutic, and other research-related responsibilities within the area of sleep research. Performs sleep research procedures, primarily overnight, following established protocols.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Polysomnograms: prepare and calibrate equipment, fix artifacts, troubleshoot equipment, apply electrodes and sensors, explain polysomnogram and research testing procedures to research participants, follow all procedural protocols, perform positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fittings, perform PAP titrations, score polysomnograms (sleep staging, respiratory, movements, etc) according to standard criteria, generate accurate reports, and clean/maintain all equipment.
Collect data from study participants including questionnaires, interviews, tests, and study records; and enter research data into record-keeping systems.
Configure actigraphs and other ambulatory sleep equipment as required by protocol. Score recordings, generate reports, clean/maintain equipment, and maintain a master database.
Download positive airway pressure machine data, generate reports, and change settings on machines as directed by study protocol. Perform fittings of PAP masks on participants, and instruct participants in PAP machine usage/care.
Collect, process, and ship research specimens according to protocol. Maintain accurate specimen records.
High School graduate or equivalent.
CPR certification is required and must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Board registered Polysomnographic Technologist or ABSM Sleep Technologist required.
Bachelor’s degree or two or more years of experience as a sleep technologist.
Experience in clinical research is highly preferred.
BLS certification preferred.
Effective analytical and independent problem solving skills.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form with all levels of personnel and research participants.
Ability to prioritize tasks within a diverse working environment.
Must comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding patient safety and infection control issues.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Must be proficient with computer software, polysomnographic equipment, ambulatory monitors, positive airway pressure machines, and other sleep-related technology.
Comply with HIPAA, BRPT standards of conduct, and all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards regarding participant safety and infection control.
The hiring range for this position is $22.69 - $28.36 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
HR website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C10.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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