#98986 Sleep Technician

La Jolla, CA
Apr 17, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/18/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/29/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under direction of Sleep Manager and designated physician, assist with the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders which involves overnight polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient care and education.

The incumbent will perform anthropomorphic measurements, and perform unattended home sleep studies. This will include educating patients about the procedure to be performed, calibration of medical equipment, application of EEG sleep recording electrodes, hook-up of respiratory sleep monitoring equipment.

Following the sleep recording and collection of the data, the technologist will analyze the polysomnographic data with proper documentation of sleep staging, arousals, and respiratory events in accordance with accepted protocols and supervised by a Sr. Technologist. Assists with the operational functionality of the laboratory, from maintaining equipment to ordering and stocking supplies. Other duties as required.

Depending on experience, selected candidate may be hired at the senior level.

  • Successful completion of a polysomnography program, associated with a state licensed and/or Respiratory Care program.

  • Must meet the eligibility criteria for the RPSGT, RST, or RRTSDS examination, completion within one year.

  • Medical Board of California Licensure for Polysomongraphic Technologist or Respiratory Care Practitioner.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.


Total of 200+ hours of sleep training in lab or clinical externship.

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Ability to work variable shifts, variable work locations, holidays, weekends, and overtime when required.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

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