EEG Technologist - Neurology

EEG Technologist - Neurology

Carilion Clinic | Roanoke, VA, 24016, US
Salary Range:$50,000 – $88,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 8 days ago

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Description

Roanoke ,VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Provides various neurodiagnostic procedures to patients of all ages as ordered by physicians with emphasis on obtaining high quality data.

  • Performs various neurodiagnostic procedures to patients of all ages. Assures quality studies.
  • Assists in establishing recording criteria for various technical procedures using guidelines prepared by the American Society of EEG Technologists and recommendations of equipment manufacturers with guidance from and approval by the Medical Director of the Neurodiagnostic laboratory. Annually assists with review and revision to procedures in accordance with currently recommended methods.
  • Shares in responsibility for coordinating laboratory schedule and assigning priorities according to workload and clinical urgency.
  • Provides instruction in diagnostic procedures to medical residents and other healthcare professionals as requested.
  • Assists in department's performance improvement program.
  • Explains testing procedure to patient and family using age appropriate guidelines
  • Accurately takes and documents a pertinent patient history from patient or patient's chart.
  • Setting up patient for appropriate study to include; patient, paperwork, room and equipment.
  • Runs study with appropriate documentation on study, observation of the patient, troubleshooting equipment and physiological artifacts, distinguishing normal from abnormal and utilizing appropriate resources to perform study.
  • Performs routine studies in outpatient adult and pediatric settings.
  • Performs routine studies and long-term video monitoring in inpatient setting - PICU, NICU, PCU, and ICU.
  • Processes individual charges for studies.
  • Recognizes and takes appropriate action to respond to evolving patient care needs.
  • Demonstrates proper cleaning and disinfection procedures for the patient, room and equipment before, during and after each study.
  • Utilizes down time for training, cleaning equipment and reading educational materials.
  • Demonstrates ability to apply knowledge independently to different testing situations.
  • Perform needed maintenance on equipment to include communication of problem to co-workers, appropriate vendor, TSG, or supervisor.
  • Maintains inventory and orders all supplies needed in lab as well.
  • Performs one modality of Neurodiagnostics as well as staying current with EEG technologies.


Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School diploma for grandfathered Techs. Associates Degree or Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostic Program.

Experience: Prior experience as an EEG Technologist highly desirable. Ability to satisfactorily complete and maintain competencies.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Must be eligible to obtain registry within 4 years of hire date for grandfathered employees or within 2-3 years for employees with an associate degree or higher.

Life Support: AHA BLS-HCP & PALS required or must obtain within 6 months of hire.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Self-motivated individual. Aptitude for detailed record keeping.

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Requisition Number: 126033
Employment Status: Full time
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Details: Day shift with weekend and holiday rotation, some travel to outpatient clinics
Recruiter: HAYLEY F OHL
Recruiter Email: hcfield@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.



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