Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing healthcare organization that is accredited by The Joint Commission. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.
Measures the patient's head and attaches electrodes in accordance with the 10/20 international electrode placement system, as evidenced by manager observations. Tests functional integrity of electrodes, and ensures acceptable electrode impedances.
Obtains a complete patient history to include medications as evidenced by departmental documentation tools.
Removes all electrolyte/gel/collodion and cleans patient's scalp at the end of the testing. Logs and submits charges for all studies upon completion in accordance with department policy and procedure. Utilizes infection control measures to ensure thorough cleansing of electrodes and other recording accessories, as evidenced by equipment inspection.
Prepares and provides a technical report for the interpreting physician on all studies completed. Performs bio-calibration before and after each EEG study, and records all montages in accordance with department policy and procedure as evidenced by the recordings. Performs applicable activation procedures and additional or special investigative montages as directed and/or in accordance with department policy and procedure.
Transfers all studies upon completion via the network connection from the collection units (EEG, ambulatory reader) to the reader station and verifies transfer in accordance with department policy and procedure. Logs and submits charges on all completed studies immediately upon completion in accordance with department policy and procedure, as evidenced by reporting systems.
Measures scalp and applicable electrode sites, and applies all necessary recording electrodes to obtain a VEP, BAER, SSEP and ATC and to ensure acceptable impedance under 3 K-Ohms. Obtains interpretable, replicable waveforms for a VEP, BAER, SSEP and ATC. Obtains additional or prolonged sampling in order to obtain desired outcome.
Superimposes all applicable recorded waveforms and measures/tags all replicable peaks in order to obtain absolute and interpeak latencies. Completes all prerequisite test screening procedures prior to initiating examination as evidenced by documentation of visual acuity for VEP, auditory thresholds for BAEP and obtaining a visible thumb or toe twitch for SSEPs.
Views all cascaded files, strip segments of baseline and routine and abnormal digital video EEG phenomena; creates linked or stripped files; and successfully transfers files to reader station for physician review. Initiates all activation procedures as directed by physician by review of written orders and recordings.
Provides patient education regarding the use of adhesive removal materials.
Archives all completed/interpreted LTM studies on CD(s) and places in secure patient file storage. Deletes all unnecessary video/EEG data from collectors and reader station as evidenced by system databases. Logs patient's LTM admission as evidenced by LTM log and HBO GUI admission record. Logs and charges patient's LTM admissions.
Performs interpretable special EEG, evoked potential procedures in the O.R. or video EEG procedures, including infant/newborn studies and the use of NP leads, when applicable or as directed by a physician. Obtains a complete and relevant clinical history, and uses appropriate testing parameters in order to obtain relevant diagnostic information. Applies all relevant electrodes in accordance with the 10/20 international electrode placement system. Selects appropriate testing parameters to obtain clearer or more accurate test results. Prints or transfers all relevant data upon completion of testing, prepares all necessary forms/documents and routes studies for interpretation by a physician.
Performs interpretable transcranial Doppler studies in accordance with department policy and procedures. Documents intracranial velocities at all designated sites from all standard approaches as evidenced by departmental documentation tool. Prepares and prints a complete report of all transcranial Doppler findings with waveforms for physician.
Performs interpretable routine nerve conduction studies in accordance with department policy and procedure. Prepares equipment and obtains NCVs for physician review; assists physician with EMG and report generation; and charges and logs procedures as evidenced by test results, hospital reporting systems and physician satisfaction. Performs interpretable autonomic nervous system testing (ANS) according to department policy and procedures. Prepares patient, explains testing procedures and coaches patient throughout testing, safely obtaining accurate interpretable data as evidenced by report and physician satisfaction
High school diploma or GED. Associate's degree preferred.
Three years of electroneurodiagnostics experience.
Basic computer skills.
Requires documented experience in one of the following specialties: CNIM, R.ED T., R.EEG T., R.EP T., CLTM, RVT, RPSGT, RN, MD.
Dual credentials of one of the following: CNIM, R.ED T., R.EEG T., R.EP T., RVT preferred.
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