Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist Specialist-Main Campus-Neurophysiology

 
Position: Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist Specialist-Main Campus-Neurophysiology

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Shift: 7a-7p and 7p-7a

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Summary:

We are searching for a Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist Specialist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, perform one or more; EEGs/Long term video monitoring; Evoked Potentials or Polysomnography; procedures according to facility policy and procedures. You will maintain patient safety during clinically significant events, and other related duties. You will be responsible for providing findings, results, and a descriptive analysis according to facility policy and procedures. Lastly, as the Technologist specialist you will perform procedures appropriate to their competence and credentials held under general technical supervision.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates a mastery of technical and procedural requirements to consistently produce high quality neurologic testing records; is able to adapt all procedures to clinical circumstances
  • Ensures electrode application in adherence with the International 10–20 System
  • Provides training, coaching, and mentoring to other technology personnel in proper neurodiagnostic procedures
  • Assists other technology personnel in preparation for registry or certification credentials
  • Documents patient information in patient’s electronic medical record according to hospital and departmental guidelines
  • Informs manager or designee of all patient/personal injury or unsafe situations, anticipated problems and unusual situations; completes appropriate related documentation according to departmental and hospital guidelines
  • Works with departmental staff and other health care professionals by volunteering regularly to help others when time allows
  • Communicates effectively with patient/family, department staff, physicians and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care


Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • 3 years of experience in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology inclusive of clinical rotations
  • Two registries are required:
    • EEG - Electroencephalograph Techn
    • EP - Evoked Potentials
    • RPT - Reg Polysomnographic Tech
    • CLTM - Cert Exam Long Term Monitoring
    • CNIM - Cert Neurophy Intraop Monitor
  • Ensures electrode application in adherence with the International 10–20 System.
  • Knowledgeable in the correct performance of neurodiagnoistic studies, Recognition of clinically significant events and follows facility policy and procedures.
  • Ability to independently demonstrate skill in one of the following areas: EEG, EEG Video Monitoring, EP, IONM or PSG.
  • Ability to operate neurodiagnostic equipment, video monitoring equipment.


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