Neuroscience Group has an immediate opening for an electroneurodiagnostic technologist. The position works 32 hours/week with the typical day off of Wednesday. Under direct supervision of the Team Lead, the END Technologist prepares patients for and conducts routine electroneurodiagnostic (END) procedures and collects data pertinent to the interpretation of test results. Procedures include routine and ambulatory EEG, BAER, VER, SSEP, and assist with EMG/NCV studies. Travel to offsite locations with Neurologist to perform EMG/NCV.
- Supports and promotes the mission and strategic vision of the organization.
- Supports and promotes the ideal patient experience and brand building basics.
- Performs END procedures under direct supervision and in accordance with the standards and protocols of the laboratory.
- Measures and accurately applies electrodes in a timely manner and with appropriate impedances. Demonstrates competency in multiple electrode application techniques.
- Documents a comprehensive patient history gathering appropriate information from patient, patient’s record, and family members including neurological symptomatology and medications.
- Verifies identity of patient and provides adequate patient ID on all studies.
- Protects patient confidentiality.
- Evaluates the patient for comprehension and ability to cooperate. Utilizes approved methods to improve patient cooperation/relaxation.
- Educates the patient and/or family on the test procedure, interacting on a level appropriate to the patient’s age and mental capacity.
- Implements alternative methods or adjusts controls to obtain optimal recording. This may include appropriate control setting changes on the machine, use of extra electrodes, extra montages, and use of activation procedures.
- Recognizes artifacts (patient, instrumental, or environmental). Documents, eliminates, or takes proper measures to monitor the artifact.
- Attends to patient needs while in the department.
- Ensures patient safety at all times. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate actions to take during emergency situations. Ensures electrical safety to patient and staff.
- Demonstrates knowledge of departmental infection control standards relating to patient, equipment, and electrodes. Complies with department/institution guidelines for handling of infectious/hazardous materials.
- Keeps equipment clean and in proper working order. Verifies appropriate calibrations and makes adjustments, if necessary. Troubleshoots equipment problems and repairs or reports to supervisor promptly.
- Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills with patients, their families, lab staff, physicians, and other members of the clinic staff.
- Demonstrates knowledge of neuroanatomy, physiology, basic electronics, electrical safety, END instrumentation, pattern recognition, and various medical and pharmacological conditions that influence END procedures.
- Demonstrates basic computer skills.
- Reviews studies with interpreting physician and implements suggestions for quality improvement.
- Successfully competent to independently review and clip Ambulatory EEG studies.
- Learns to perform additional and advanced END procedures by supervised practice with increasing independence.
- Performs clerical duties as required including scheduling of procedures, archiving of studies, and charge entry.
- Expands knowledge by participation in conferences, in-services, and independent study.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION:
- Associate degree or higher and completion of an END program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs or equivalent experience for those with previous training is required
- National professional credentials (ABRET) in EEG are preferred. If not already Registered, REEGT Registry required within two years of hire.
- Current BCLS certification is required
OTHER SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, management, and peers.
- Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to sufficiently pinpoint area for imaging.
- Ability to act calmly and communicate effectively in a busy or stressful situation.
Location: 1305 West American Drive, Neenah, WI 54956
Compensation: No weekend or holiday hours.
Contact: Manager of Human Resources
1305 W. American Drive
Neenah, WI 54956
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 3:30 p.m. Friday
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