Tenet Healthcare EEG TECH- PRN, Rotating shifts in Tucson, Arizona

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision and according to established guidelines and procedures, perform routine and complex procedures to obtain data for use in the clinical diagnosis of disorders of the nervous system in at least one of the following modalities of neurodiagnostics: electroencephalogarphy (EEG), evoked potentials (EP), epilepsy monitoring and polysomnograhy (PSG), or nerve conduction studies (NCS). Accountable for performing and providing quality customer service within a specific environment. Responsible for maintaining effective communication skills. Participates in monitoring and maintaining resources in specific department. Understands and contributes to the vision/mission and goals of the department and CNI. . Assist in a liaison role with physicians, management, and other departments.

POSITION DUTIES: Overall Rating *

Level 1

1.1 Perform neurodiagnostic testing procedures, which include, but are not limited to electroencephalograms (EEG), evoked potentials (EP), and nerve conduction studies (NCS).

1.2 Schedule patients for neurodiagnostic procedures and obtain required medical information; explain procedures.

1.3 Prepare patient for tests to include measuring and marking cranial area and placing electrodes to specified positions on scalp and body.

1.4 Document pertinent medical history from the patient or family members.

1.5 Operate computer equipment to record nervous system responses that provide quantitative and objective measures of the neuronal/sensory function.

1.6 Perform duties in various diagnostic and research areas as assigned.

1.7 Complete all procedures in accordance with department protocols. Assess patient to assure exam completeness.

1.8 Assure patient safety: stretcher locked, bed rails when patient in bed/stretcher, patient transfer/slide boards, armband in place.

Level 2 – Proficient (in addition to above duties)

2.1 Participate in training new staff.

2.2 Troubleshoot errors and perform quality assurance checks.

Level 3 – Subject Matter Expert (in addition to above duties)

3.1 Participate in quality improvement measures and monitoring within the department.

3.2 Provide information to the Manager/Director as requested in review and update of department functions and procedure revisions.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision and according to established guidelines and procedures, perform routine and complex procedures to obtain data for use in the clinical diagnosis of disorders of the nervous system in at least one of the following modalities of neurodiagnostics: electroencephalogarphy (EEG), evoked potentials (EP), epilepsy monitoring and polysomnograhy (PSG), or nerve conduction studies (NCS). Accountable for performing and providing quality customer service within a specific environment. Responsible for maintaining effective communication skills. Participates in monitoring and maintaining resources in specific department. Understands and contributes to the vision/mission and goals of the department and CNI. . Assist in a liaison role with physicians, management, and other departments.

POSITION DUTIES: Overall Rating *

Level 1

1.1 Perform neurodiagnostic testing procedures, which include, but are not limited to electroencephalograms (EEG), evoked potentials (EP), and nerve conduction studies (NCS).

1.2 Schedule patients for neurodiagnostic procedures and obtain required medical information; explain procedures.

1.3 Prepare patient for tests to include measuring and marking cranial area and placing electrodes to specified positions on scalp and body.

1.4 Document pertinent medical history from the patient or family members.

1.5 Operate computer equipment to record nervous system responses that provide quantitative and objective measures of the neuronal/sensory function.

1.6 Perform duties in various diagnostic and research areas as assigned.

1.7 Complete all procedures in accordance with department protocols. Assess patient to assure exam completeness.

1.8 Assure patient safety: stretcher locked, bed rails when patient in bed/stretcher, patient transfer/slide boards, armband in place.

Level 2 – Proficient (in addition to above duties)

2.1 Participate in training new staff.

2.2 Troubleshoot errors and perform quality assurance checks.

Level 3 – Subject Matter Expert (in addition to above duties)

3.1 Participate in quality improvement measures and monitoring within the department.

3.2 Provide information to the Manager/Director as requested in review and update of department functions and procedure revisions.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education

Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.).

Preferred: Graduate of an approved Electroneurodiagnostic Program.

Licensure Required:

Preferred:

Certificates Required: Registered, or registry eligible, with ABRET (American Board of Electroneurodiagnostic and Evoked Potential Technologists), or other Nationally recognized certification program for Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists

Preferred:

Experience Required: 1-2 year of experience in Neurodiagnostic testing.

Preferred: 2-3 years of experience in Neurodiagnostic testing.

Skills Required: Excellent technical skills

Basic computer skills

Verbal and written communication skills

Preferred:

Knowledge Required: Thorough knowledge of neurological anatomy, physiology and pathology.

Preferred:

Technology Required: Familiar with the current uses of technology in the

Neurodiagnostic field.

Preferred:

Other Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, holidays and weekends. Must be able to participate in the “on-call” rotation of availability. Must be able to perform all duties, including lifting and transferring, using proper body mechanics.

Preferred:

Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that fulfills the requirements of the position will be considered.

Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians

Organization: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital

Title: EEG TECH- PRN, Rotating shifts

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 1705030131