Children's Hospital Colorado

Sleep Technician II

Children's Hospital Colorado

Jun 29th, 2022
$ 24.82 - 37.23 / Hour
At Children's Hospital Colorado, we see more, treat more and heal more kids than any hospital in our seven-state region. Our mission is to improve the health of children through the provision of high-quality coordinated programs of patient care, education, research and advocacy.

In addition to providing the best possible care for kids who need it, we also work hard to keep kids out of the hospital. Through medical research and advocacy efforts, we are working towards a world where kids are safer and healthier and will one day have less need for a hospital.
Aurora, CO

Why Work at Children’s….

Here, it’s different. Come join us.

Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs is a top-ranked hospital located in a top-ranked city.

With a regional team of more than 1,000 team members, Children’s Colorado has been present in southern Colorado since 2001 and now has team members at five locations providing outpatient specialty care, emergency care, inpatient care and therapy care. Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs is the first pediatric-only hospital in the region and includes the region’s only emergency department and operating rooms built just for kids and served by pediatric experts who have dedicated their lives to treating kids – and only kids – and who are directly linked to one of the country’s leading pediatric academic medical centers.

Here, we know it takes all of us, every role, to deliver the best possible care to each child and family we treat.

That’s why we build our teams toward a foundation of equity in access, advancement, and opportunity. We know teams of individuals with different identities and backgrounds can nurture creativity and innovation. We know we can see, treat, and heal children better when our team reflects the diversity of our patient population. We strive to attract and retain diverse talent because we know a truly inclusive and equitable workforce will help us one day realize our most basic calling: to heal every child who comes through our doors.

A career at Children’s Colorado will challenge you, inspire you and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.

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Additional Information

Department: CSH Sleep Study
Hours per week: 36, eligible for benefits
Shift: Three 12-hour shifts from 6:30pm-7:00am. Sunday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Friday.

Job Overview

The Sleep Technician II performs polysomnographic diagnostic and/or therapeutic testing and analysis to assist sleep clinicians with the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders and sleep related breathing disorders.



  • Neonate – <30 days
  • Infancy – >30 days to 1yr
  • Toddlers – >1yr to 3yrs
  • Pre-Schoolers – >3yrs to 5yrs
  • School age – >5yrs to 13yrs
  • Adolescent – >13yrs to 18yrs
  • Adult – >18yrs to 65yrs


An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.

  • Educates and interacts with patients and their families during the course of care; interviews patient and family to obtain information needed to complete pre-test paperwork.
  • Sets up and calibrates monitoring equipment; with assistance, troubleshoots and maintains equipment, ensuring signals are received on the computer and all monitors are recording data throughout the sleep study.
  • Performs patient set-up and monitors patient’s physiological response during routine testing.
  • Participates in the evaluation of changes in patient condition, documenting signs and symptoms which require notification and/or intervention of a physician.
  • Initiates and titrates therapy (supplemental oxygen and/or nasal positive airway pressure) based upon physician’s orders and established sleep center protocols.
  • Build and maintains strong working relationships with multidisciplinary healthcare providers to provide individualized patient/family care and education.
  • Ensures compliance with American Association of Sleep Medicine (AASM) standards and Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO) quality standards.
  • Provides follow up to insure that home therapy is maintained
  • Participates in clinical care and patient education in OP Clinic and provides appropriate documentation and follow up.

Other Information


  • Guidelines: Developmental, standard, or intermediate level. Guidelines are generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to the work assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by general oral or written instructions.
  • Complexity: Falls between the entry and full performance/senior level. Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scope but may be of substantial intricacy. Team member primarily applies standardized practices.
  • Decision Making:Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Brings non routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelines or that are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.
  • Communications:Contacts with team members, clients or the public where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or presented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function.
  • Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardized work situation, the team member performs duties common to the line of work without close supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject to continual review.


  • EDUCATIONHigh School Diploma or equivalent
  • EXPERIENCEOne year of experience performing sleep disorders testing and therapeutic intervention, within a pediatric setting.
  • EQUIVALENCY Three years of experience performing sleep disorders testing and therapeutic intervention with adults will substitute for the minimum experience requirement.
  • CERTIFICATION(S)Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • LICENSURERegistered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). For daytime sleep techs only Certification in Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) will be considered.

Physical Requirements

Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job

  • Motion: Crawl: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Motion: Push: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Motion: Repetitive: 1/3 or more of time
  • Motion: Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Others: May assist in lifting, transporting and positioning of patients
  • Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 25 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time
  • Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 50 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time

Work Environment

  • Exposure: Exposure to blood/body fluid: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to chemicals: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to cold/heat: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to dampness: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to lung irritations: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to noise/vibration: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to skin irritations: Occasional.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Independent discretion/decision making.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Makes decisions under pressure.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works night shifts.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others effectively.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.

Salary Information

Annual Salary Range (Based on 40 hours worked per week): $51,632.01 to $77,448.02
Hourly Salary Range: $24.82 to $37.23

Benefits Information

As a Children’s Hospital Colorado team member, you will receive a competitive pay and benefits package designed to take care of your needs that includes base pay, incentives, paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, company provided life and disability insurance, 403b employer match (retirement savings), and a robust wellness program.

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