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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Neurodiagnostic Technologist I in Atlanta, Georgia

Overview

Work Hours: 7:30a-4p

At Emory Healthcare, we integrate science and caring to change the face of health care. Our team members are courageous individuals who are willing to challenge the status quo and help find solutions to complex problems. We’re empowered to influence change for, and with, our patients, their families, the community and each other.

As one of the leading academic medical systems, we’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Neurodiagnostic Technologist I is an entry to mid-level position in the neurodiagnostic unit or department.

  • The Neurodiagnostic Technologist performs EEG/ NCVs/Ambulatory 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, monitoring par stock levels, and restocking.

  • Performing 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.

  • 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.

  • Maintaining optimal recordings.

  • Electrode maintenance, equipment management etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

  • High school graduate or equivalent; entry level PC or Microsoft Windows knowledge; enrollment in or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostic's Program or an Associate's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is desired.

  • 6 months experience working in a patient care environment.

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 The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30329

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department TEC Ortho - MSK EP Spine

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 63154

Job Category Clinical & Nursing Support

Schedule 7:30a-4p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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