Emory Healthcare Neurodiagnostic Techn II in Atlanta, Georgia
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Neurodiagnostic Technologist II has achieved registry in Electroneurodiagnostics R. EEG T. by ABRET credentialed to perform Neurodiagnostic monitoring for EEG/ NCVs/Ambulatory/PET/Wada/Tilt table procedures according to facility/department policy and procedures. Can perform test set up, collect patient history, measure/mark/apply electrodes as per 10-20 guidelines, acquire EEG data, provide tech impression of EEG recording, and maintain patient safety during clinically relevant events. May be asked to do other related duties such as electrode maintenance, equipment management, monitoring par stock levels, and restocking. Perform inpatient/outpatient EEG procedures per ACNS guidelines. Measure and mark head for electrode placement, apply electrodes, record EEG study per department guidelines, end study and complete patient documentation. Archive EEG studies, work with Natus database, and create montages as needed. Apply electrodes in ICU and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit in preparation for extended long term monitoring EEG studies. Must participate in on-call rotation at designated locations. Using ACNS accepted terminology, annotate routine EEG/Ambulatory recordings. Responsible for 10 continuing education credits per year, to be achieved through society membership materials, meetings, department lectures, fellow¿s lecture series, etc.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent; entry level PC or Microsoft Windows knowledge; graduate of a (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostics Program or an Associates Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is desired. R. EEG T. with 2 years experience working in Neurodiagnostics. BLS certification required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.
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Division Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342
Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta
Department EUH Neruophysiology (EEG)
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 27365
Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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