Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist

 
Position: Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist

Job ID: 150190

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC EEG SHORT

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Monday-Friday 7:30a-4p

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Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll perform one or more; EEGs/Long term video monitoring; Evoked Potentials or Polysomnography; procedures according to facility policy and procedures. The Technologist will maintain patient safety during clinically significant events, and other related duties. During diagnostic procedures for which competence has not been achieved, the Technologist trains under direct technical supervision. Once training is completed and all required institution competencies have been achieved, the Technologist works under indirect technical supervision.
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Responsibilities :

Perform routine Neurodiagnotics procedures in accordance with ABRET/ACNS guidelines and ASET competencies and/or BRPT/AAST
• Ensures electrode application in adherence with the International 10–20 System
• Continues to learn and apply basic and intermediate waveform recognition, relevant medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, and current HIPPA practices
• Performs patient assessment as related to care such as electrode product allergies, movement restrictions, and cognitive function
• Seeks exposure to educational opportunities to enhance professional growth and technical knowledge related to the brain or neuro-anatomy, disease, and neurodiagnostic; practice to prepare for registry
• Documents patient information in patient’s electronic medical record according to hospital and departmental guidelines
• Follows hospital and departmental guidelines to ensure timely and accurate billing by submitting patient charges based on appropriate supportive documentation
• 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
• Follows institutional and departmental guidelines related to patient, employee and departmental confidentiality



Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED
• One (1) year of electroneurodiagnostic experience inclusive of clinical rotations
OR
• Graduation from an Electroneurodiagnostic Technology program will substitute for one (1) year of experience
• The ability to independently demonstrate skill in one of the following areas: EEG, EEG Video Monitoring, EP, or PSG, may require direct supervision with advanced studies
• Demonstrated ability to operate neurodiagnostic equipment, video monitoring equipment
• Is articulate, courteous and supportive in dealing with hospital, administrative and departmental personnel, patients and parents with ability to honor confidentiality; demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; demonstrate good customer service; utilize basic office equipment and a personal computer



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