Polysomnography Technician

Michigan, United States
21 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Summary

As a Polysomnography Technician with Michigan Medicine, you will score sleep records and document test results. You’ll learn to calibrate and adjust equipment including troubleshooting minor problems. Incoming patients will receive instruction and support from you as they prepare for tests. Additionally, there will be opportunities to train new staff members and work with polysomnographic student externs. In specialized cases, you may also develop, implement, evaluate and modify difficult recording procedures for patients or even participate in the conducting of sleep disorder research.

Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage.

2:1 Match on retirement savings.

We'll provide regular professional development through University of Michigan professors and physicians on the latest developments and new technologies in the neuroscientific field.

We offer advancement opportunities including night coordinator and day-shift positions focused on scoring sleep studies, performing day studies, MSLT’s, MWT’s and setting up home screening.

Team support staff assists in the cleaning of equipment so you can focus on the patient and procedure.

Exposure to innovative neuroscientific studies and practices.

Direct communication and partnership with some of the top sleep specialists in the country.

Cutting edge technology.


You will precisely apply electrodes and perform biocalibrations.

You will work with a variety of patients including adult and pediatric populations.

You’ll also set up top-tier equipment and troubleshoot common issues

Required Qualifications*

High School graduation.

Associates Degree preferred or satisfactory completion of course work in the physiological and biological sciences is desirable.

Eligibility or Registry by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists or Licensed Respiratory Therapist with sleep specialty credential within six months of hire.

Work Schedule

Days or Nights with the flexibility to accommodate evenings, rotating weekends and holidays including on call responsibilities.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

A cover letter is NOT a requirement for consideration.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

External Applicants: please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering internal candidates only in an effort to offer advancement opportunities. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration, but our process for external candidates will begin approximately 30-days after the posting date.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.