Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Sleep Technician (overnight)

Sleep Technician (overnight)

About Us

The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research is Australia’s leading respiratory and sleep research organisation. The Woolcock is dedicated to investigating the causes of disease, finding better treatments, and translating our discoveries into new clinical practice. We are determined that our work creates a better life for people affected by sleep and breathing disorders.


  • Be part of a dedicated clinic team
  • Opportunity to learn new skills and develop
  • New modern office in Macquarie Park (within Macquarie University precinct) and across the road from Macquarie Centre
  • Easily accessible by public transport:
    • Macquarie University metro station – a 400m walk away
    • Macquarie Centre bus interchange opposite the office

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Woolcock Sleep Lab as a Casual Sleep Technician (Overnight). This is a multiple casual position with shifts available from Monday to Thursday. The Sleep Technician 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.

Duties and 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

About you

  • 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
  • WWCC (where paediatric care is provided)


  • Registered as a Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT)
  • Sleep equipment knowledge (Compumedics GRAEL, CPAP use, TcCO2)
  • Sleep software knowledge (Profusion)

Our Vision: Improved quality of life for individuals and families affected by sleep, breathing and lung disorders.

Our Aspiration: To maintain our world-leading research impact by the translation of sleep, respiratory and lung cancer research into better clinical outcomes globally.

Our Values: Respect, Excellence, Partnership, Support and Opportunity.

Apply now!

We are very keen to learn how you would add strength to our team. Please apply promptly as we will be assessing applications as they are received. Please apply by sending your CV and Cover Letter to hr@woolcock.org.au.

If you would like to find out more about Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, visit our website at https://www.woolcock.org.au/.

Residency requirements

Applicant must have valid working rights in Australia.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Sleep Technician?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?


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