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Neurodiagnostic Tech /On the job training FT; Dayshift 7:30-4pm (8hr shifts) or 7am-5:30pm (10hr shi

Location
Omaha, Nebraska
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022

Dayshift 7:30-4pm (8hr shifts) or 7am-5:30pm (10hr shifts) OJT; w/on-call

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
  • EEG Electrode Placement with electrode cap
  • Uses appropriate distraction techniques involving caregivers to aid in the successful completion of tests
  • Performs and records electroencephalography (EEG) 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
  • Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
  • Enrollment in a Commission of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostic Technology Program is preferred
  • Experience working in a patient care environment is preferred
  • Experience working with pediatrics is preferred
  • IF position filled by a Paramedic:
    • Completion of a Paramedic program required.
    • Minimum 1 year of ALS or hospital based paramedic experience required.
  • IF position filled by an LPN:
    • Graduate from an accredited school or university as an LPN required.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required within 1 month of hire
  • IF position filled by a Paramedic:
    • Current and Valid Nebraska Paramedic license required.
    • National Registry as a Paramedic required.
    • Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required, within 6 months of hire.
  • IF position filled by an LPN:
    • Current and valid LPN license for NE/IA depending on state of residency required.
    • Current and valid Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Sabilization (PEARS) required, within 6 months of hire.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to mark, measure, and apply EEG electrodes with the International 10-20 system within 6 months of hire

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At Childrens, the regions only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring teamand join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

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