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Neurodiagnostic Technologist I or II

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

***This is an open-pooled position. Applicants' education/experience will be considered and the position may be filled at a lower or higher level, as appropriate.***

Neurodiagnostic Technologist I
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Enrolled in or recently graduated from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Program or equivalent experience. Must be registered by a UTMB approved agency within 24 months of hire. Current BLS certification.
JOB SUMMARY:
To provide the basic technical skills necessary to perform one or more of the following electroneurodiagnostic procedures: electroencephalogram (EEG), intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM), long term monitoring (LTM), evoked potential (EP), and nerve conduction studies (NCV).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs electroneurodiagnostic studies as per written protocols.
Explains procedures to patient, elicits and records medical history from patient and/or chart.
Applies standard scalp electrodes to meet the standard 10/20 placement.
Records the studies and independently makes alteration of the test protocol based on history and on the ongoing study. Recognize normal and abnormal variants in study recording and acts accordingly.
Recognizes and corrects electrical and electronic malfunction.
Monitors and reviews raw study and video data.
Prepares the completed hard copy of neurodiagnostic studies for interpretation.
Completes the Technician Impression sheet which serves as the preliminary report.
Edits and archives neurodiagnostic recordings.
Competently performs routine inpatient and outpatient neurodiagnostic procedures.
Sets up and provides assistance with area specific neurodiagnostic procedures.
Provides for patient safety related to age and condition.
Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.
Provides and maintains a clean, safe environment, free of obstacles, and conducive to a professional environment.
Maintains isolation procedures and follows infection control measures.
Maintains patient care areas with appropriate supplies and equipment. Notifies the Senior Neurodiagnostic Technologist and/or on-coming staff when equipment is missing or broken.
Assists with patient requests for other hospital services.
Communicates clearly and professionally to all multidisciplinary team members, including nursing staff.
Works well independently with minimal supervision, but also has the ability to work well in small groups.
Participates in and supports quality improvement activities.
Demonstrates acceptable productivity and practices cost containment.
Proficient in the best electrode application method using paste, collodion, or electrode caps as appropriate.
Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
Neurodiagnostic Technologist II
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree from a Commission on Accrediditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Electroneurodiagnostic (END) or related program or equivalent. Three (3) years experience performing procedures in area of competence. Credentialed through a UTMB approved agency in R. EEG T., CNIM, R.NCS.T., R. EP.T., or CLTM. Current BLS certification.
JOB SUMMARY:
To provide advanced technical skills necessary to perform one or more of the following electroneurodiagnostic procedures: electroencephalogram (EEG), intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM), long term monitoring (LTM), evoked potential (EP), and nerve conduction studies (NCV). Serves as preceptor and mentor for Neurodiagnostic Technologist I.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Establishes lab protocols according to American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) Guidelines.
Participates in tutoring, demonstrating, and mentoring other team members.
Performs electroneurodiagnostic studies as per written protocols.
Explains procedures to patient, elicits and records medical history from patient and/or chart.
Applies standard scalp electrodes to meet the standard 10/20 placement.
Records the studies and independently makes alteration of the test protocol based on history and on the ongoing study. Recognize normal and abnormal variants in study recording and acts accordingly.
Recognizes and corrects electrical and electronic malfunction.
Monitors and reviews raw study and video data.
Prepares the completed hard copy of neurodiagnostic studies for interpretation.
Completes the Technician Impression sheet which serves as the preliminary report.
Edits and archives EEG and video data of patients Video/EEG monitoring.
Competently performs routine inpatient and outpatient neurodiagnostic procedures.
Sets up and provides assistance with area specific neurodiagnostic procedures.
Provides for patient safety related to age and condition.
Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.
Provides and maintains a clean, safe environment, free of obstacles, and conducive to a professional environment.
Maintains isolation procedures and follows infection control measures.
Maintains patient care areas with appropriate supplies and equipment. Notifies the Senior Neurodiagnostic Technologist and/or on-coming staff when equipment is missing or broken.
Assists with patient requests for other hospital services.
Communicates clearly and professionally to all multidisciplinary team members, including nursing staff.
Works well independently with minimal supervision, but also has the ability to work well in small groups.
Participates in and supports quality improvement activities.
Demonstrates acceptable productivity and practices cost containment.
Proficient in the best electrode application method using paste, collodion, or electrode caps as appropriate.
Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
MARGINAL OR PERIODIC JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintains continuing education requirements of the American Board of Registered Electrodiagnostic Technicians (ABRET) and/or the Americian Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologist (AAET) for respective credential by reviewing literature and attending educational meetings for the latest accepted practices and electoral safety relevant to equipment and testing.
Performs related duties as required.

Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Neurodiagnostic Technologist I or II, Other , Galveston, Texas

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