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Neurodiagnostics Technologist III - Monitoring - nights - Scottish Rite

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

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under minimal supervision, the Neurodiagnostic Technologist III monitors continuous EEG studies to recognize and denote abnormal EEG activity. Additionally, the Neurodiagnostic Tech III performs routine and more complex neurodiagnostic procedures 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. The Neurodiagnostic Technologist III may function as a charge technologist if requested.

EDUCATION
  • High school diploma or equivalent
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • ABRET Certified Electroencephalographic Technologist (REEGT)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
EXPERIENCE*
  • Five or more years of experience as a Neurodiagnostic Technologist in inpatient setting
  • Two or more years of experience in independent monitoring of continuous EEG
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Associate’s degree or higher
  • Graduated from a CAAHEP accredited neurodiagnostic program
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Ability to demonstrate competencies key to the position within six months of employment
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Under minimal supervision, monitors continuous EEG studies to recognize and denote any abnormal activity in accordance with ACNS guidelines.
  2. May be responsible for serving as charge technologist requiring prioritization and delegation of orders to appropriate neurodiagnostic staff.
  3. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates alternatives, which lead to desired outcomes in test administration.
  4. Performs department basic and advanced competencies related to neurodiagnostic testing.
  5. Performs patient assessment as related to care, such as electrode product allergies, movement restrictions, and cognitive function.
  6. Is responsible for maintaining continuing medical education and increasing technical competencies.
  7. Follows departmental guidelines to ensure the best patient care possible.
  8. 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.
  9. Communicates effectively with patient/family, department staff, physicians, and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care.
  10. Works at alternate locations as needed to support patient care at the discretion of direct supervisor/manager or designee.
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


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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