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Neurodiagnostic Supervisor

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  62546

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Neurophysiology Lab Supervisor is responsible for providing supervision of all neurodiagnostic testing and monitoring technicians. The supervisor will assist the Neurophysiology Manager in program advancement, personnel management, quality assessment and assurance, and operational and financial direction of diagnostic services. Neurodiagnostic services can include but are not limited to electroencephalograms (EEG), evoked potentials (EP), nerve conduction studies (NCS), long-term monitoring for epilepsy (LTME), intensive care unit and continuous EEG monitoring (ICU/cEEG), and intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM). The Neurophysiology Lab Supervisor proactively supports efforts to ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • Associate’s degree

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Must hold REEGT and one of the following credentials in neurodiagnostics services, which can include, but are not limited to:
    • R.EP.T.
    • CLTM
    • CNIM
    • R.NCS.T.
    • DABNM
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

  • Five years of technical experience
  • One year of experience in supervision/leadership

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • One year of experience in pediatric setting
  • Bachelor’s degree

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and delegate work
  • Excellent communication skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Coordinates activities effectively in neurodiagnostic area, ensuring patient flow is accomplished in an orderly and timely fashion.
  2. Manages technical personnel by preparing schedules, completing performance appraisals, providing education as needed, and providing timely feedback to employees on a regular basis by way of coaching and/or corrective action. 
  3. Demonstrates abilities and competencies in performing procedures, recording, analyzing, and diagnosing various physiological monitoring functions with the following devices, equipment, or techniques: Modalities may include EEG, EP, IONM, LTM, NCS, EMG, ERG, Ictal Spect and autonomic testing and sleep studies; Intra Operative Neuro Monitoring (IOM) and data analysis.
  4. Demonstrates proficiency in use of all equipment and all clinical locations, and assists with training of staff members as necessary.
  5. Monitors quality of studies and monitoring, and acts as a liaison between epileptologists/neurologists and technologists to ensure highest quality is maintained at all times.  
  6. Participates in achievement of organizational and department goals, with a strong emphasis on customer service and quality of care.
  7. Participates actively in quality initiatives to achieve quality goals.
  8. Monitors ability of staff to provide age-appropriate patient care.
  9. Meets Joint Commission readiness targets.
  10. Participates actively in the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists EEG lab accreditation application process and subsequent maintenance and image quality reporting associated with accreditation.
  11. Assists Neurophysiology Manager with development of staff by being available to teammates, acting as a resource to help complete complicated/complex tasks, providing on-the-job training to team, seeking out opportunities to become actively involved in staff workflow and development, and communicating departmental messages as needed.
  12. Provides Neurophysiology Manager feedback on staff performance, educational needs, and workflow status.
  13. Facilitates processes to maintain successful inventory levels and cost-effective practice of supply management by team members, including supportive strategies for cost-containment.
  14. Must be able to perform the professional, clinical, and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  15. Assists Neurophysiology Manager in charge capture and data collection activities.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Allied Health - Radiology


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