Serves as a Neurodiagnostic Technologist primarily testing in studies that may include Nerve Conduction (NCT), Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Evoked Potentials (EP). Some positions will also perform VNG studies and Ambulatory EEG applications.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Obtains a brief history, explains the procedure to be performed and prepares patient for examination. Exhibits a cordial, professional and caring manner in all interactions with patients.
Sees to any patient needs during the course of the examination.
Verifies correct operation of neurodiagnostic equipment. Reports any system malfunctions to the Neurophysiology Supervisor or Director of Technical Operations.
Performs neurodiagnostic testing using approved technique. The Neurophysiology Tech III is responsible for conducting NCT testing and EEG/EP testing. Some positions will also perform VNG studies. Some positions may prepare ambulatory EEG studies for reading.
Assures that adequate supplies for needle EMG exams are ready and that system is properly configured prior to EMG as appropriate. Assists physicians during needle electromyographic examination when requested.
Marks charge slips and forwards completed fee slips to office staff for posting.
Logs tests and maintains any other Neurophysiology Department records.
Transfers completed studies to physicians for interpretation.
Reviews appointment schedule daily for patient schedules.
Assists in the training of junior technicians as directed.
Complies with the Neurology Center HIPAA, OSHA and corporate policies and procedures.
An Associates Degree or equivalent training and experience is necessary.
R.NCS.T and/or CNCT credentials preferred.
Proficiency in EEG, and evoked potential testing is required.
Experience in Nerve Conduction Studies (NCT) is preferred.
Registration in at least one modality by ABRET, AAET or AANEM is required.
Experience in outpatient clinical setting is preferred.
Internal Number: 123
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The Neurology Center is the premier single specialty provider of neurological services in the Washington DC metro area. With seven clinical locations including a sleep center, we provide convenient, state of the art services to our patients, referring physicians and community.