Performs a variety of neurodiagnostic procedures to evoke, record, and study electrical physiological brain nerve activities for use in diagnosing neurological disorders. Remains current in and independently performs at least 4 of the following procedures: Electroencephalogram (EEG), Long Term Monitoring (LTM), Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM), Electrophysiology Study (EP), and/or Electromyography (EMG)/Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) Serves as a mentor and resource to staff and performs delegated responsibilities from leader.
Exhibits guiding behaviors that reflect Children’s values and support our mission and vision.
Understands and satisfies the needs of the neonatal, infant, toddler, pre-school, school-age, adolescent and/or adult patient in regards to their growth and development process. Evaluates and identifies patient needs prior to and during testing and initiates appropriate action.
In addition to performing the functions of the Neuro Tech II (see separate job description), has responsibility for the following:
Performs delegated scheduling responsibilities, including but not limited to review of the daily patient schedule, assessing individual staff skillset and collaborating with team to ensure staff assigned to area have appropriate skill; communicates any needed urgent procedures.
In conjunction with the leader, assists in department education and training of staff including training staff on department equipment/procedures and leading team education sessions.
Under direction of the leader, assists in the development of unit protocols, procedures, policies, and competencies.
Participates in improvements initiatives for department and organization goals. Communicates and collaborates in a positive, effective manner towards the successful attainment of these goals by offering input, ideas and solutions utilizing the CHW Quality improvement (PDSA) model.
Stays appraised of and shares with team current neurodiagnostic trends and developments. Membership in professional associations is encouraged.
Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Completion of two year accredited electroneurodiagnostic program.
Bachelor degree in neuroscience or related filed preferred.
Registry or certification in three neurodiagnostic modalities:
Current CPR certification - Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart or American Red Cross is required.
Demonstrates an understanding of the underlying principles of the physiologic neurodiagnostic measurements and has the analytical skills necessary to recognize technical problems with equipment and respond accordingly.
Participates in on-call, weekend and holiday rotation set by the department supervisor or designee.
Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with the patient, family, physician and other interdisciplinary staff in order to achieve optimum results.
Position requires a high degree of patience for successful testing of often uncooperative subjects.
Ability to work independently and demonstrate effective time management.
Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of times.
Requires long periods of intense concentration while performing tracings.
Ability to push or pull equipment up to 50 lbs.
Ability to lift equipment/supplies up to 10 lbs.
Ability to lift and move neonatal through adult patient populations.
Ability to assemble complex equipment and perform fine motor skills.
Provides services in a setting where there is potential for exposure to blood or other high risk body fluids.
Exposure to toxic substances including EEG glue.
Internal Number: 326184
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