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Technician, Sleep Studies (On Call) (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Health and Medical Services

Posting Number: req19188

Department: Medicine

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Medicine is seeking candidates for multiple Technical Expert, Sleep Studies technicians (Clinical Research Coordinator I) to perform polysomnographic (PSG) sleep studies for Sleep Medicine research studies. Studies may include healthy volunteers, individuals with sleep disorders, or hospitalized patients. The Technical Expert, Sleep Studies technician will conduct sleep studies in the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for Sleep, Circadian, and Neuroscience Research. During or after the sleep study, it may be necessary to collect and process blood, urine or saliva biological samples. The incumbent will work closely with investigators, study coordinators and other staff members, to ensure continuous, high quality capture of sleep study data. The successful candidate will possess ingenuity, resourcefulness and adaptability to the special and changing needs of research.

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct sleep study recordings.
  • Schedule participants, collect vitals, setup PSG electrodes and equipment, record/score sleep study.
  • Maintain and clean sleep study equipment and help manage supply inventory.
  • Maintain required credentials and certifications.
  • Assist in the scoring of sleep/wake stages and related events according to study protocols, and generate accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data.
  • Create and manage databases for studies, which includes setting up database and associated data entry programs and retrieving data from databases for the purposes of analyses or data review.
  • Assist in the development of written operating procedures and perform quality control checks to ensure procedures are followed.
  • Comply with applicable regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control¬†issues.
  • Retrieve study participant blood, urine and saliva samples and process them in the wet laboratory¬†
    using proper guidelines from various study protocols.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the 10-20 electrode placement system and polysomnography (sleep studies).
  • Ability to work flexible hours, shift work, and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications

  • One (1) year of relevant work experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Grass, Alice and Natus sleep recording software systems.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 1

Job FTE: 0.025

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $22.77 - $28.46

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Compensation Guidance

The Rate of Pay Field represents the University of Arizona's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

The Grade Range Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum Fields listed below represent a full range of career compensation growth over time in this position and grade. Each unit typically sets starting pay between minimum and midpoint upon hire. The university offers compensation growth opportunities within its career architecture. To learn more about compensation, please review our Applicant Compensation Guide and our Total Rewards Calculator.

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Clinical Research

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Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 4

Contact Information for Candidates

Heather Hendrych |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

If invited for an interview, please provide three professional references.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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