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Neurodiagnostics Technologist - Scottish Rite

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  35402

 

JOB SUMMARY

Through a collaborative approach with the healthcare team, close supervision of senior neurodiagnostic technologist, the Neurodiagnostic Technologist Level I will perform routine electroencephalogram studies (EEG) in outpatient and inpatient facilities, following departmental and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) guidelines. May perform more complex neurodiagnostic studies upon completion of a training period set by the department guidelines. Supports and ensures comprehensive patient care focused on supporting the integrity of the family system and patient care team. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services promoting a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

EDUCATION
  • High school diploma or equivalent
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
  • Must receive R.EEG T. certification within two years of hire date
EXPERIENCE*
  • One year performing electroencephalograms in outpatient setting or graduated from CAAHEP accredited neurodiagnostic school   
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Associate’s degree or higher
  • Graduate from CAAHEP accredited neurodiagnostic school
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • The ability to demonstrate competencies key to the position required within six months of hire
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Under close supervision of senior neurodiagnostic tech, will perform routine neurodiagnostic procedures in accordance with the ACNS guidelines, and may perform more complex studies after completion of a period of training set by department guidelines.
  2. Continues to learn and apply basic and intermediate waveform recognition, relevant medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, and current HIPPA practices.
  3. Performs patient assessment as related to care, such as electrode product allergies, movement restrictions, and cognitive function.
  4. Attends relevant courses, online courses, or case studies through journals/relevant publications.
  5. Documents patient information in patient’s electronic medical record according to hospital and departmental guidelines.
  6. Follows departmental guidelines to ensure the best patient care possible.
  7. 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.
  8. Communicates effectively with patient/family, department staff, physicians, and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care.
  9. Works at alternative locations as needed to support patient care at the discretion of direct supervisor/manager or designee.
  10. 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, 27 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 fourteen 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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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Allied Health - Radiology


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