Neurodiagnostic Technologist - EEG
Job Title: Neurodiagnostic Technologist | EEG | Bismarck
Department *: * NEURODIAGNOSTICS
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Responsible for performing procedures or testing for all patient populations. Understands the testing equipment in detail, including its structure, function, indications for use, physiological effect upon the patient, and basic maintenance procedures. Understands and is able to apply principles of anatomy and physiology, normal and abnormal, related to procedures performed. Possesses working knowledge of the disease and pathological conditions encountered. May perform intraoperative monitoring, evoked potentials, nerve conduction and/or electroencephalography (EEG) testing for patients.
Outlines the regulations and guidelines for electroencephalography (EEG). Conduct tests or studies such as electroencephalography (EEG), nerve conduction studies (NCS), electromyography (EMG), and intraoperative monitoring (IOM). Explain testing procedures to patients, answering questions or reassuring patients as needed. Prepare patients physically for medical procedures. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Submit reports to physicians summarizing test results. Monitors stock levels of medical equipment and restocks or reorders as needed. Explains safety and sterilization issues associated with the use of medical equipment. Calibrate, troubleshoot, or repair equipment and correct malfunctions as needed. Documents defective equipment and reports it to an appropriate supervisor. Detects and summarizes patterns in data and findings by producing simple reports. Follows proper data gathering and analysis processes and policies.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six weeks of employment and re-certification as necessary is required. High school diploma or its equivalent is required. Working knowledge of neuroanatomy, physiology, basic electronics and electrical safety, general knowledge of electroencephalography (EEG) and evoked potentials (EP) instrumentation, pattern recognition, and various medical and pharmacological conditions is preferred. Graduated from an approved program of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology (ENDT) or similar education is preferred. Experience in area of specialty or applicable health care experience is preferred. Completion of department approved training program is required.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req37423