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Neurodiagnostic Tech II / FT; Mon - Fri ,7:30am - 4pm, 8 or 10 hr shifts+ on-call; Sign-on bonus $10

Location
Omaha, Nebraska
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Sep 2022

FT; Mon - Fri ,7:30am - 4pm, 8 or 10 hr shifts + on-call; Sign-on bonus $10,000 (external candidates only)

Were searching for a Neurodiagnostic Tech to perform multi-modality neurodiagnostic testing on pediatric and adult populations.

Essential Functions

  • 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

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • 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, exceptions to this requirement are as follows:
    • Incumbent holds another position within Childrens where PALS is required, PALS will be required in lieu of PEARS.
    • Incumbent holds active PALS, PALS will be accepted in lieu of PEARS until it expires, at which time PEARS will be required prior to the expiration of PALS.

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