Join our high quality, patient- and family- centered care team in the Ophthalmology Department!
We are currently seeking a Electroneurodiagnostic Specialist to:
Provide a safe and comforting atmosphere for eye care patients of all ages
Work in a fast-paced team environment
Promote healthy life styles, wellness and education
The Electrodiagnostic Soecialist will perform electrodiagnostic testing under the direction of the Ophthalmology Manager. Testing will include performing electroretinography (ERG and PERG) and/or Visually Evoked Cortical Potential (VECP). The Electroneurodiagnostic Specialist will work with patients to perform and obtain a reliable test. The incumbent will review, record and monitor test variables. The technologist will prepare the data for interpretation by the physician. The Electroneurodiagnostic Specialist will work primarily at the University Station Clinic, but will also assist with testing in the operating rooms at the AFCH and the CSC for sedated patients. The position is also responsible for knowing the operation of the testing equipment and maintaining the equipment. The incumbent will have a good practical knowledge of child development as well as a desire and ability to work with infants and children, particularly those with developmental disabilities.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or accredited Electroneurodiagnostic (END) program/(or similar accredited certificate program) with some exposure to NCS procedures
OR, one year of experience as a practicing clinical Electrodiagnostic (NCS) Technologist.
Preferred - Associate’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is desired
Minimum - See Education requirement
Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - CPR Certification
Preferred - See Education Requirements
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Knowledge of currently accepted standards of practice when performing clinical neurophysiology testing.
Thorough knowledge of electroneurodiagnostic procedures and practices.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Positive interpersonal skills with patients, patient families, departmental co-workers, physicians and other medical staff.
Knowledge of neuroanatomy and physiology, basic electronics and electrical safety, digital recording systems, pattern recognition and various medical and pharmacological conditions that influence the electroneurodiagnostic procedure.
Knowledge of universal infection control standards and its effect on laboratory practices.
Ability to apply supervisory techniques and instructional methods to junior staff and student technologists.
Knowledge of latest electroneurodiagnostic practices, procedures and digital systems and ability to apply in laboratory setting.
Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.
Work Schedule: 90% FTE, 36 hours per week. Monday through Friday, 8:00am -5:00pm. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.
UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
UW Health consists of 6 hospitals and 80 outpatient sites, including University Hospital, UW Health at The American Center, American Family Children's Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. UW Health partners with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill our shared patient care, research, education and community service missions.