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Job Summary

Why work on the Michigan Medicine Polysomnography Team?

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.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • 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.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

What skills will you use?

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

Desired Qualifications*

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

Work Schedule

Work scheduled will be assigned by the Sleep Lab Supervisor.  Work schedule will include nights shifts during the 24 hour, 7 day/week operations of the Sleep Laboratories.  Participation in on call schedule. 

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

A cover letter is NOT a requirement for consideration.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.

 

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