Covenant Health

Job Title
Neurodiagnostic Tech Non-Reg
ID
3544998
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
NEURODIAGNOSTICS

Overview

Regional

 

Neurodiagnostic Tech Non-Reg, Neurodiagnostics

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

(Monday-Thursday 11:00pm until 9:00am with some limited on-call weekends)

 

Fort Sanders Regional Overview

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is an award-winning, certified, and accredited facility with 541 beds. As a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, Fort Sanders offers state-of-the art care that maximizes recovery from stroke.  We are also the region’s leader in technology in areas such as bariatric surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery. Our door-to-balloon times for heart attack patients are below the national average, and our hip fracture center offers advanced diagnosis, surgery and recovery procedures for hip patients.

 

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a member of Covenant Health, a locally-owned, non-profit health system based in Knoxville, TN, with a “patient-focused” culture. It has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as its 2020 “Best-in-State-Employer” for Tennessee. The CEO of our company, Jim VanderSteeg, attends every new employee orientation and will ask you to sign our pledge of excellence to always put patients first, strive for excellence in everything we do, and make Covenant Health the first and best choice for patients in our region. As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including: offering unmatched medical insurance, tuition reimbursement; student loan repayment assistance, certification bonuses; leadership and professional development programs; an employer-matched 401(k); and a generous Combined Time Off (CTO) program.

 

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.

 

If you have any questions please contact Recruiter: Kimberlin Woods || 865-374-5403 || kwoods8@covhlth.com

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

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:

None.1 year experience in neurodiagnostic testing to include EEG recordings and or completed a CAAHEP accredited polysomnography program with a neuro tract preferred. 

 

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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