Sleep Technician Trainee

Cleveland Clinic

Weston, FL

Job posting number: #7254692 (Ref:ccf20553192)

Posted: June 12, 2024

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic Weston Hospital’s team of caregivers that remain on the leading edge of technology and education all while consistently providing patient-centered healthcare. As part of Cleveland Clinic’s Florida region, Weston Hospital is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area and Florida. Here, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world  



Caregivers at the Sleep Disorder Center provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of sleep and wake disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, and restless leg syndrome. Our collaborative team approach includes sleep specialists, pulmonologists, ear-nose-throat specialists, and psychologists or psychiatrists who utilize various treatment options to help patients return to restful sleep. As a Sleep Technician Trainee, you will receive training and gain the basic concept to perform polysomnographic testing.  



The ideal future caregiver is someone who: 

  • Has at least six months of direct patient care experience. 

  • Is preferably enrolled in an accredited educational program leading either to an associate's degree or certificate with an emphasis on polysomnography. 

  • Thrives in a close-knit team environment. 

  • Demonstrates a strong and reliable work ethic. 

  • Is eager and willing to learn.  



By taking this opportunity, you’ll be able to grow in your career and move into different positions within Cleveland Clinic and the Sleep Disorder Center itself. Many of our technicians have moved into day technician positions, reader positions, and lead technician positions. 



At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare. 



Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients and equipment for ordered testing.
  • Interviews patient to determine sleep disorder issues and to explain testing procedures.
  • Performs and documents testing.
  • Monitors patient throughout testing and intervenes as necessary to resolve patient needs or equipment issues.
  • Scores, interprets and reports results of sleep studies.
  • Prepares, calibrates, repairs and maintains equipment required for testing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current enrollment in an accredited educational program leading either to an Associate's degree or certificate with an emphasis on polysomnography preferred.

Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Competencies (Complexity of Work):

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum six months’ direct patient care experience.
  • One-year healthcare-related post-secondary education may substitute for stated experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including standing and walking for extended periods of time; must lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to assist with positioning and transporting patients.
  • Requires the ability to maneuver equipment and motor coordination to operate equipment.
  • Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Manual and finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and body fluids.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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Job posting number:#7254692 (Ref:ccf20553192)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,Ohio
United States
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