FT; 8 - 10 hour shifts (7am - 5:30pm) ; Sign-0n bonus $10,000 (external candidates only)
Were searching for a Neurodiagnostic Tech to perform multi-modality neurodiagnostic testing on pediatric and adult populations.
- Performs high quality neurodiagnostic tests on pediatric and adult patients according to department policy and in accordance with standards of practice.
- Gathers pertinent medical history to aid neurologist in the interpretation of data gathered during the testing.
- Prepares patient and caregiver for diagnostic exam by providing education/instruction at a level that is easily understood
- Uses appropriate distraction techniques involving caregivers to aid in the successful completion of tests
- Performs and records electroencephalography (EEG), electroretinography (ERG), evoked potentials (EP), and Long-Term Video Electroencephalography (LTVEEG)
- Assists neurologists in the completion of and recording of electromyography (EMG)
- Assesses and trouble shoots to minimize the risk of poor or incomplete data collection.
- Coordinates schedules to assure timely completion of tests
- Arranges schedules to prioritize patients and testing
- Flexes workload to meet patient care needs
- Is available and ready to begin testing at scheduled times; Communicates with caregivers any delays in start of testing
- Assists with the management of health information
- Assists neurologists in the timely reporting of test results by proofreading and correcting errors prior to physician review
- Takes appropriate actions to communicate with physicians and expedite test result reporting
- Utilizes processes that facilitate charge capture and charge reconciliation of the procedure charges and professional fees.
- Utilizes processes that accurately record departmental statistical data
- Maintains adequate supply levels by monitoring, ordering and restocking supplies
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Able to communicate effectively
- Requires basic computer skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Graduate from an accredited college or university in a neurodiagnostic technology program or certification required.
- Candidates may be considered with on-the-job training if they have a current and valid American Board Registration Electroencephalographic Technologists Society (ABRETT) required.
- Must be board eligible and requires successful completion of the written examination required, within 2 years of hire
- Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
- Completion of full registration in EEG by the American Board Registration Electroencephalographic Technologists Society (ABRETT) required, within four years of hire.
- Current and valid Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition & Stabilization (PEARS) required within 6-months of hire, unless another position held by the incumbent requires PALS. Employees hired prior to July 24, 2019 are required to obtain PEARS by July 24, 2020.
Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha