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Neurodiagnostics Tech

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Requisition #:  29793

Neurodiagnostic Team

The Neurosciences Division at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is expanding to meet the needs of a growing pediatric community. We are currently seeking experienced, registered Neurodiagnostic Technologists of all levels.  In addition, we are looking for a Supervisor and Manager.   The selected technologists would support the operations of our Neurophysiology department across multiple settings, with an emphasis on inpatient. We are recognized by The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center.  We cover a broad range of modalities, including but not limited to EEG, EMG, ERG, and more.  In addition, our EEG lab is accredited by the EEG Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET (LAB-EEG). We are the second hospital in the state of Georgia and the 11th pediatric hospital in the country to achieve this accreditation.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is a great place to work.  Our dedication to our patients, our people and our mission have contributed to our rank as one of the top 3 children's hospitals nationwide by Parent magazine and tops among U.S. News & World Report's pediatric hospitals.   We are also recognized by Working Mother magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” and has been on Fortune magazine’s elite ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for 13 consecutive years.   

JOB SUMMARY

Under minimal supervision, the Neurodiagnostic Technologist II will perform routine and more complex neurodiagnostic procedures, such as long-term monitoring EEG of ICU and EMU patients in outpatient and inpatient facilities through a collaborative approach with the healthcare team. Supports and ensures that comprehensive patient care services are provided that support the integrity of the family system and patient care team. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • ABRET  Certified Electroencephalographic Technologist (R. EEG T.)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

EXPERIENCE*

 

Outpatient only Neurodiagnostic Tech II:

  • Two to four years of experience as a Neurodiagnostic Technologist in outpatient settin

Inpatient Neurodiagnostic Tech II:

  • Two to four years of experience as a Neurodiagnostic Technologist in outpatient setting
  • One year of experience in inpatient setting

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Associate’s degree or higher
  • Graduated from a CAAHEP accredited neurodiagnostic program
  • One year of experience in pediatric setting

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Ability to demonstrate competencies key to the position within 6 months of employment

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Under minimal supervision, performs routine and more complex neurodiagnostic procedures (long-term monitoring EEG of ICU and EMU patients) in accordance with the ACNS guidelines.
  2. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates alternatives, which lead to desired outcomes in test administration.
  3. Performs department basic and advanced competencies related to neurodiagnostic testing.
  4. Performs patient assessment as related to care, such as electrode product allergies, movement restrictions, and cognitive function.
  5. Follows departmental guidelines to ensure the best patient care possible.
  6. Informs manager or designee of all patient/personal injury or unsafe situations, anticipated problems, and unusual situations, and completes appropriate related documentation according to departmental and hospital guidelines.
  7. Communicates effectively with patient/family, department staff, physicians, and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care.
  8. Works at alternate locations as needed to support patient care at the discretion of direct supervisor/manager or designee.
  9. Is responsible for maintaining continuing medical education and increasing technical competencies.

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 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with 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, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 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 70 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 ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. 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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Location:  Egleston  -  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Radiology


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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