Polysomnogram Technologist, Registered

Maryland, United States
$18.48 - $25.42
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE 
Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: [[$18.48 - $25.42]]
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: [[Monday – Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37.5 hours per week]] 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 33-MD:Johns Hopkins Bayview 
Department name: 10001154-W Harry Feinstone Dpt Molec Mblgy Imlgy 
Personnel area: School of Public Health

General Summary/Purpose

Coordinate sleep study scoring, data analysis, and quality control for multiple research studies

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

The Polysomnographic Research Technologist will utilize expertise to work on scoring and analysis of sleep studies for research based on the currently accepted criteria for scoring. This person will primarily score all types of sleep studies according to current guidelines; generate sleep reports summarizing sleep/wake periods, REM episodes, arousal analysis, EEG phenomena, cardiac events, respiratory events, and limb movements. 

Additional information: 

This position requires excellent communication and interaction skills to work with other scorers, staff, and study investigators. The staff member will also be responsible for timely triage and completion of the scoring tasks along with identifying alerts based on the findings of the sleep study. Duties also include assisting quality control evaluation of sleep studies and other scorers, and other tasks as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or Registered Sleep Technologist (RST) required. 
  • Current Maryland Polysomnographic Technologist license required (or eligible).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Polysomnographic Technology, or related discipline preferred. 
  • Two years as a polysomnographic technologist preferred. Certification in CPR by American Red Cross preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have excellent sleep scoring skills and experience with evaluating inter-and intra-scorer variability data. 
  • Must be able to understand and adhere to the compliance and confidentiality policies and procedures, particularly with regards to medical/research information.
  • Must be self-directed and able to assess and maintain study deadlines and have excellent.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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