Polysomnography (Sleep) Technician The Villages

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Work type: Temp Full-Time
Location: Sumter
Categories: Allied Health, Grant or Research Administration
Department:29680302 - MD-CTSI-VILLAGES HEALTH CRC

Classification Title:

OPS Health Support Technician II

Job Description:


  • Able to prepare and hook up patients for polysomnography, perform and score sleep studies according to AASM criteria 

  • Able to set up, operate, maintain and troubleshoot the polysomnographic and other related equipment during research study 

  • Follow lab processes and procedures and take instruction/guidance from senior research team members 

  • Able and comfortable using new technology as part of preparing patients for polysomnography and scoring sleep studies 


Data Collection and Reporting 

  • Assisting with data collection and reporting while maintain the highest standards of data integrity and compliance with study protocol. 



Lab Safety and Adherence: 

  • Read, comprehend, and implement lab requirements listed in protocols and lab manuals 

  • Maintain patient rooms by cleaning and disinfecting according to industry codes/ standards 

  • Maintain organization of immediate working area and stockrooms 

  • Provide a safe/comfortable environment for the study participant 

  • Adhere to safety standards for the facility, participant rooms, and unit areas and research study protocols 


Other Duties 

  • Participate in all required meetings and training sessions as necessary. 

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned. 


Performs other duties as assigned 

Expected Salary:

$22.00 - $29.00

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma plus two years of experience in a sleep lab. Certification with a nationally recognized phlebotomy organization preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

An Associate Degree in Applied Science or the equivalent in Clinical Neurophysiology or Respiratory Care Program is preferred. 



Working in an AASM accredited lab or academic research environment 

Experience scoring sleep studies 

A customer-service orientation and/or experience working with older adults  

Committed to participant protection and privacy  



Must have basic a understanding of relevant physiology 

Familiar with regulations surrounding research participant recruitment, including human-subject protection, and health studies. 

Knowledge of current medical terminology to perform and communicate laboratory tests. 

Knowledge of laboratory equipment and understand information about instrumentation in laboratory field. 



Good human relations and communication skills required to interact effectively with patients, explain tests and provide a relaxing environment. 

Familiar with Microsoft Office Word, Outlook, and data analysis software (Excel)  

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  



Ability to meet tight deadlines and flexibility as expectations and deadlines shift. 

Experience drawing blood, performing vitals assessments, and ECGs 


Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and communicate reasonable expectations regarding workflow, deadlines and deliverables.  

Ability to plan, execute and complete work assignments independently, efficiently and accurately while working as part of a team in a fast-paced, high-profile, multidisciplinary work environment.  



Attention to detail  


Good judgment 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume. 

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This posting will fill multiple positions.

This is a time-limited position.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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