The Polysomnography Research Technician is responsible for preparing, administering and collecting data that are part of research and clinical duties. Also responsible for technical aspects of laboratory functioning, including maintenance and operation of polygraphs, computers and other physiological monitoring instruments.
Other research related duties include protocol compliance related to PSG data, psychometric assessments, vital signs, venipuncture, phlebotomy processing, ECG and safety assessments.
- Evaluates all clinical/research charts prior to data collection and verifies accuracy of recording procedures.
- Support in administration of psychometric assessments
- Tabulates data collected from standardized screening and psychometric instruments
- Enters subject information into one or more databases
- Preparation of information and materials for research subjects
- Assists with research subject visits.
- Direct contact with subjects includes vital sign assessment, ECG assessment, subject belonging searches (i.e., inspecting clothing for contraband) and ensuring the completeness and integrity of source documents
- Preparation for laboratory visits (e.g., set-up carts, lab supplies, equipment related to study protocol)
- Reads and understands study protocols
- All work is done in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), Corporate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and principles set forth in the CFR 21 and ICH guidelines
- Other duties as assigned
- The position requires at least a high school diploma or equivalent, but individuals with college degrees or advanced degrees are preferred.
- Must possess excellent technical and good interpersonal skills
- Must be able to provide accurate documentation for the produced work
- Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
- Must hold and maintain active NJ Polysomnography Technologist license
- Maintain required BLS for the Healthcare provider or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer