Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

PhD Opportunities
Sleep Technician (night)

Sleep Technician (night)

As a Sleep Technician you will be engaged in the setup, care, and performance of sleep studies in our cutting-edge sleep research facility. This includes the areas of quantitative EEG analysis, obstructive sleep apnoea and clinical trials.

The positions available are casual evening work in our busy 14 bed research and clinical sleep unit. 

Key responsibilities

  • High patient care and satisfaction
  • Patient monitoring and quality sleep data acquisition for analysis, diagnosis, and treatment of clinical sleep studies
  • Patient record management
  • Good clinical practice and infection control management
  • Effective operation and maintenance of sleep study equipment

Essential criteria

  • Patient care experience
  • Demonstrated ability to set up for sleep studies (or willingness to be trained)
  • Demonstrated experience in patient data acquisition and management
  • Knowledge of infection control practices
  • Demonstrated ability to follow quality protocols
  • Current CPR certification
  • WWC (where paediatric care is provided)

Desirable criteria

  • Registered as a Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
  • Sleep equipment knowledge (Alice 6, GRAEL, CPAP use, TcCo2)
  • Sleep software knowledge (CMS, G3, Nexus 360)

 About us

  • We are the world's number one respiratory and sleep medical research organisation.
  • We conduct ground-breaking research that leads to the prevention of diseases, the cure of diseases and the reduction of disease burden on the lives of patients
  • We translate ground-breaking discoveries into practice for the benefit of individuals and society
  • We aspire to prevent the development of disease, cure where disease is present and remove the burden of disease.
  • We are trusted 
  • We are a not-for-profit research institute
  • Everything we do is founded on integrity, responsibility, stewardship, openness, fairness, accountability
  • We are caring, reliable, supportive, open, honest, trustworthy, committed, dedicated, passionate, professional
  • Our dedication to well-being is at the very heart of what we do

We offer:

Overseas applicants/sponsorship:

We would love to hear from sleep technicians on student visas/working holiday visas and/or those looking for sponsorship. Given the current relaxation of visa limitations the Woolcock is strongly encouraging overseas applications. To discuss further, please send your application by emailing woolcock.hr@sydney.edu.au 

Get in touch

If this opportunity sounds just right for you, please don’t delay in applying.  We’ll be assessing applications as they are received and would love to hear how your capabilities would add to the strength of our team.

Questions about the role can be directed to our Human Resources Team at woolcock.hr@sydney.edu.au

Please Note

The Woolcock Clinic is a private health facility, and we are following the Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021: Health care workers will need to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and both doses by 30 November 2021 to continue working for NSW Health or a Private Health Facility

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