At the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we nurture the champion in every child. We fight the forces that threaten them—however complex the condition or elusive the cure. We build communities of wellness. To heal the hurt of broken bones, broken hopes and broken systems. We practice with rigor and love, to restore young bodies, minds and spirits with the tenacity to take on the world. Only to find their spirit compels us to care in ways that overcome the impossible.
The chief objective of this position:
To provide safe, reliable, diagnostic sleep testing and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations, in accordance to discipline training level, Clinical Practice Guidelines, hospital standards, guidelines and protocols, as well as to serve as a sleep medicine technical resource and educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students, and can function as a shift team leader in the absence of the supervisor.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Current licensure with the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Polysomnographic Technologist
Current AHA BLS Certification
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current Licensure with the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Polysomnographic Technologist
Current AHA BLS Certification
Two (2) years of clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as a recording and scoring polysomnographic technician/technologist.
Two (2) years of clinical experience using a variety of Sleep Medicine equipment, troubleshooting and correcting recording artifacts.
Previous affiliation or work experience in a similar practice setting.
Three (3) years clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as an RPSGT recording and scoring polysomnographic technologist.
Two (2) years of experience in pediatrics as a sleep technologist.
Experience using Compumedics diagnostic software, capnography, and advanced treatment modalities.
Experience performing MSLT, MWT and HSAT operations.
Academic healthcare experience.
Education, training and/or experience that has satisfied the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).
Associate’s Degree in Polysomnography from an accredited program.
Training and competency in RPSGT functions for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.
Internal Number: 75402
About VCU Health
For those who believe that every child has a right to wellness, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU combines award-winning research, education and clinical care with an uncanny understanding of what makes kids tick. Our team is a family.
From our nurses and child life specialists to our students and residents – we all work together to give every child in our growing community a chance to heal, recover and celebrate their super powers. Whether a family is local and lives around the corner, or drives 900 miles for life-changing surgery during a pandemic, we work together to make sure CHoR feels like home for our families and our team.