Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist-Austin-PRN

 
Position: Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist-Austin-PRN

Job ID: 153723

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Austin Mopac Spec Care

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: PRN-Thursday or Friday 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital has begun its expansion from Houston to Austin! We are excited about the opportunity to extend Texas Children’s mission to a large and growing population of children and women. Our Urgent Care opened in March 2018, several pediatric practices will open this spring and summer, and our first Specialty Care Center will open this October. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Austin near Highway 183 and will include these subspecialties and more: • Cardiology • Pulmonary Medicine • Neurology • Diabetes/Endocrinology • Gastroenterology • Dermatology • Allergy & Immunology • Urology • Ophthalmology • Plastic Surgery. Our robust, outpatient-focused approach includes a plan through 2021 for 18 pediatric practices, 4 urgent cares, 3 specialty care centers, and 2 maternal fetal medicine centers, all on 1 integrated medical record. Texas Children’s presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for an Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform one or more EEGs/long term video monitoring, Evoked Potentials, or Polysomnography and 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 :

• Provides quality patient-centered neurodiagnostic testing
• Continues to learn and apply basic and intermediate waveform recognition, relevant medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, and current HIPPA practices
• Seeks educational opportunities
• 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 exam
• Documents information in patient medical record and assists with patient billing process
• Follows 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



Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED required
• 1-year Electroneurodiagnostic experience inclusive of clinical rotations required
• Graduation from an Electroneurodiagnostic Technology program will substitute for one year of experience



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