The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Sleep Technician for the School of Medicine.
The Sleep Technician is responsible for the preparation and completion of sleep-related procedures according to the needs of multiple research studies. These may include administration of in-lab sleep studies, training research participants on the use of home sleep study devices, scoring of in-lab and portable sleep studies, initiating Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy and monitoring compliance for research study participants, and maintaining sleep lab equipment and supplies. The Sleep Technician must follow policies of HIPAA, the IRB, and study sponsors including the NIH and FDA, and be able to work effectively with study coordinators, PIs, and other personnel to coordinate the flow of participants and data.
One year experience with polysomnography and/or CPAP preferred RPSGT or RRT-SDS within 1 year of hire
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Health Professional.I
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Due to research, some days might be 8PM-8AM, but others days might be daylight and only 7.5 hours
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19005204
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.