Sleep Technician (grade 1)
Job no: 518396
Work type: Casual
Location: Glenferrie Private Hospital
This is a Casual position
Sleep Technicians are responsible for preparing and monitoring overnight polysomnography studies on evening (06:30 to 23:20) and overnight shifts (22:30 to 07:30). The role includes patient preparation and education, maintenance of signal quality, CPAP titration or implementation, and basic sleep study analysis. Sleep Technicians must have a good knowledge of CPAP products and mask fitting, and adhere to infection control procedures during and at the completion of each sleep study. Administrative tasks must also be performed, i.e. completion of hospital documentation and sleep study records. This role reports to the Sleep Unit Manager.
To be successful for this opportunity, it is vital for you to possess high-level communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, as you will be working with a diverse range of patients. You will bring experience working within a Sleep Study program or unit along with a strong attention to detail and a passion for client care. The ability to engage with and create strong working relationships with patients, their families, clinical and non-clinical staff is essential. You will have an understanding of human respiratory system and neurological functioning. A basic knowledge of sleep disorders is preferred. Continual learning through in-service programs, and on-the-job experience is anticipated.
- Previous experience in Sleep Medicine is desirable but not essential.
- Ability to learn and apply psychophysiological recording techniques.
- Accurate and concise scientific reporting
- Data collection proficiency
- Any experience within a hospital will be well regarded
- Bachelors Degree in Science is essential
Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected operator of private hospitals, Glenferrie Private Hospital is a 37-bed hospital. There are 19 overnight beds and 18 Day Surgery beds. The Hospital is located in Hawthorn and has recently undergone extensive renovations and refurbishment. It specialises in providing care for short stay Orthopaedic, plastic surgery patients and treating sports injuries. Glenferrie Private Hospital has established an excellent reputation in the community for its high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement.
To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check and proof of Immunity to specific infectious diseases.
Applications Close: 6 August 2021 11.55pm
Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
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