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Sleep Laboratory Manager - Sleep Medicine

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Descripción de la oferta de trabajo:

Sleep Laboratory Manager - Sleep Medicine

Landspitali - The National University Hospital of Iceland is looking for an English-speaking sleep laboratory manager to work in Reykjavik. The Department of Sleep Medicine has a strong research program with numerous international collaborations groups and Reykjavik's unique position as the world`s northern-most capital city provides a fascinating set of challenges for sleep and circadian disorders.

Clinically, the service provides diagnostic and treatment services for all of Iceland covering the full range of sleep disorders, and ventilator care for patients requiring long term ventilatory support throughout the country.

Extensive work experience is required in a sleep disorders service. The position is available immediately, but starting date is negotiable.

Main tasks and responsibilities

The sleep lab manager works under the direction of the unit's specialists and the main tasks are overseeing the technical aspects of the sleep disorders service including quality assurance, calibration of equipment and verification of signals, equipment safety and maintenance, and supervision and training of scientific staff. The role will also involve the scoring of PSG, MSLT, and HSAT studies and working with medical and nursing staff to optimize PAP therapies. The sleep lab manager will have a key role in developing the lab manual, quality management system, audit processes and ongoing staff education programs in order to achieve accreditation standards.

Qualification requirements

•    Extensive work experience is required in a sleep disorders service, including set up and interpretation of level 1 attended polysomnography according to AASM standards for both diagnostic and titration studies

•    Tertiary degree in biological or physical sciences

•    Completed Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or equivalent

•    Experience in sleep disorders service quality management practices

•    Good English skills, both written and verbal

•    Trained in Basic Life Support

Desirable selection criteria

•    Experience in sleep disorders service management

•    Experience in preparation for accreditation with ESRS, AASM, ASA/NATA or equivalent

•    Experience in sleep research

•    Willingness to learn Icelandic

Further information about the position and application

Salary is determined according to the current collective agreement concluded by the Minister of Finance and the Economy and a relevant trade union in Iceland. All applications must be submitted electronically through the government's recruitment system.

Submissions should include confirmed diploma transcripts, a confirmation by a previous employer regarding previous work, a full CV, and a list of contacts for references and other relevant information. We will review applications as they arrive.

Informal communication and discussions are encouraged, and interested candidates should contact the following for further information:

Sif Hansdóttir Director of Pulmonology

via e-mail:

Jordan Cunningham Director of Sleep Medicine

via e-mail

Application deadline is the 1st of July 2024. Prospective applicants can be put in contact with the outgoing sleep lab manager upon request. Regarding residence and work permit, please look at our webside.

The National Hospital of Iceland is a university hospital providing service to patients, teaching and training for clinical staff and active in scientific research. The hospital offers diverse clinical services in outpatient clinics, inpatient wards, and clinical laboratories. The hospital`s support services provide a range of services related to human resources, finance, information technology and operations. At the hospital there is an Employees Association that offers discounts on goods and services for staff and rents out cottages and apartments in various locations around Iceland.

The hospital encourages a healthy lifestyle among staff, by offering free exercise on-site, a healthy selection in canteens, as well as supporting sustainable and healthy commuting options.  Foreign applicants may be eligible to pay tax on only 75% of their income for the first three years of employment under Icelandic research and innovation incentives.

Please apply by July 1th at and put "240609-01" in the field for employer.

País del trabajo: Islandia.

Región: Höfuðborgarsvæði.

Ver 36 ofertas de trabajo en "Höfuðborgarsvæði" (Islandia).

Número de puestos: 1.

Empleador: Landspítali.

Instrucciones para solicitar:

Please apply by filling out an online application here: and put '240609-01' in the field for employer.

Oferta de trabajo obtenida del portal Eures, con fecha 11 de Junio de 2024, y con identificador de la vacante:240609-01.

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