Covenant Health

Job Title
Neurodiagnostic Tech Reg
ID
3831565
Facility
Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
Department Name
NEURODIAGNOSTICS

Overview

Cov Hlth Fort Sanders Regional logo

 

Neurodiagnostic Tech, Neurodiagnostics

PRN/OCC, Variable Hours and Shifts

(Monday-Friday 6:00am - 2:30om or 7:00am-3:30pm with alternating evening and weekend call).

 

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 Registered Neurophysiology Technologist performs advanced testing in EEGs, evoked potential studies, and nerve conduction studies. Assists in the training of employees and supervision of procedures.  Assists in tasks related to department operations.  Performs routine maintenance and repairs on complex electronic recorders.

 

Recruiter: Jennifer Gordon || jgordon2@covhlth.com || 865-374-8107

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 appropriate body parameters.
  • Abstract relevant information from the patient's clinical record and obtain additional information by questioning.
  • Possess advance knowledge of calibration, use of and interface of all ancillary equipment.
  • Possess advance knowledge of electrophysiologic wave forms and frequencies.
  • Possess advance knowledge of basic neuro anatomy and physiology.
  • Possess advance understanding of activation procedures and responses anticipated.
  • Perform general maintenance procedures, as well as troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Possess advance understanding of equipment and how it works.
  • Possess a good knowledge of related disorders and disease, their symptoms and manifestations, as well as clinical correlation and significance.
  • Possess advance knowledge of treatment options of various disorders and disease.
  • Possess advance knowledge of relevant medications and their effects.
  • Possess knowledge of charging patients and processing paperwork.
  • Registration or certification in at least one modality of neurodiagnostic through national registering boards (American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists, ABRET; American Society of Electrodiagnostic Technologists, ASET; or the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists, AAET.)
  • Maintain lab stock and order supplies when needed.
  • Perform other duties as requested or required.
  • 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.
  • Provides direction to and participates in training of other technical personnel.

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:

One (1) year of Electroneurodiagnostics experience and competency in at least three (3) electroneurodiagnostic modalities. Neuro diagnostic technical position must have experience in multiple modalities of EEG testing including: Routine, ECS, Wake and Asleep, and EMU/LTM. ABRET registered or registry eligible a plus but not mandatory.

 

Licensure Requirement: 

Current CPR certification. Registration or certification in at least one (1) modality from ABRET, ASET, or AAET is required. Registry or certification must be maintained.

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