Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist-Neurophysiology

 
Position: Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist-Neurophysiology

Job ID: 157396

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: LT Neurophysiology

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday-Sunday 7p-7a

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. 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’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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