Covenant Health

Job Title
Neurodiagnostic Tech Non-Reg
ID
3220198
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
NEURODIAGNOSTICS

Overview

Regional

 

Neurodiagnostic Tech Non-Reg, Neurodiagnostics

PRN/OCC, Variable Hours 

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

 

Position Summary: The Neurophysiology Technician performs at least one modality in neurological testing such as EEGs, Evoked Potential Studies, Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography and/or Nerve Conduction Studies in many patient areas. Assists in tasks related to department operations.

  • Prepare for testing procedures by gathering all necessary supplies and set up and calibrate all equipment appropriately.
  • Accurately record electrical impulses from the brain and/or other neurophysiological signals.
  • Abstract relevant information from the patient's clinical record and obtain additional information by questioning.
  • Possess knowledge of calibration, use of and interface of all ancillary equipment.
  • Possess a working knowledge of basic neuro anatomy and physiology.
  • Possess a clear understanding of activation procedures and responses anticipated.
  • Perform general equipment maintenance procedures.
  • Possess a good working knowledge of equipment and its function and capabilities.
  • Possess a good knowledge of related disorders and disease and clinical correlations as relates to neurodiagnostic testing.
  • Possess knowledge of relevant medications and their effects.
  • Possess knowledge of charging patients and processing paperwork.
  • Maintains lab stock and order supplies when needed.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other duties as requested or required.

Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

 

Minimum Experience: Six (6) months experience preferred. Must have 1 year experience in neurodiagnostic field to include EEG and EP testing. Will accept a graduate of a CAAHEP accredited neuro or polysomnography program.

 

Licensure Requirement: Current CPR certification.   Registry in at least one modality of electroneurodiagnostic testing by ABRET, ASET, or AAET within two years is preferred.

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