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Health Care & Medicine
Sleep Technologist
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
The sleep technologist is to perform and evaluate routine and specialized overnight polysomnograms (PSGs), Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLTs), and to ensure patient safety. Major duties include calibrating equipment, attaching sensors to patients, performing bio-calibration, monitoring laboratory equipment, and observing the patients while they sleep. Make decisions to initiate Bi/CPAP titration or other treatment should patient meet lab criteria. Score polysomnographic recordings on request. Occasionally work days to perform MSLTs, pediatric recordings, scoring of records, daytime studies, and other functions as requested by the lab manager. Responsible to work weekends either at Westwood or at Santa Monica Hospitals as needed for Laboratory operations. The sleep technologist reports to the Lab Manager, but may also receive instruction from Medical Director, staff physicians, or other designated personnel. The technologist should follow Laboratory protocols and policies for emergency situations as well as policies and procedures for reporting of non-emergency situations related to facilities, medical record, engineering, etc. The Technologist will work independently within their scope of practice and as a team member to ensure the smooth operation of the Sleep Disorders Center.

Job Qualifications
Polysomnography experience is required Demonstrated ability to score 30 second epochs is required Basic computer skills are required CPR Certification is required RPSGT certification is required Other licensures/registrations as required by state departments or other licensing/accreditation agencies Experience in sleep recording instrumentation and scoring techniques required. Comfort working with clinical research populations required Prior phlebotomy experience and certification preferred Required to work flexible hours including nights and/or days as patient scheduling indicates

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.