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Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Neurodiagnostic Tech

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL is seeking a Neurodiagnostic Tech to perform a variety of neurodiagnostic procedures to evoke, record and study electrical physiology brain activities for use in diagnosing neurological disorders.

Performs and maintains competency in electroencephalograms, portable inpatient EEG’s, ambulatory EEG monitoring, EEG monitoring during intracarotid Sodium Amytal procedures (WADAS), Epilepsy Monitoring Units (EMUs) and Evoke Potentials by applying suitable electrodes on predetermined positions on the patient’s head, checking the performance of the electrodes, calibrating and adjusting the test apparatus and selecting both predetermined and special electrode combinations dependent on the individual case under study.

Prepares patient for exam and performs exams and procedures. Gathers a comprehensive patient history, appropriate information from patient, patient’s records and family members to include neurological symptomatology and medications. Explains test procedures to patient and family members.

Performs procedures according to the laboratory standards and implements alternative methods and/or adjusts controls to obtain optimal recordings. This may include appropriate control setting changes on the equipment, use of extra electrodes, extra montages and use of activation procedures.

Recognizes patient or environmental artifact. Documents, eliminates or takes proper measure to monitor the artifact.

Troubleshoots equipment problems and repairs or reports to supervisor immediately.

Performs clerical duties as required including scheduling of procedures, archiving of studies and charge entry.

Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.

Required Certifications 

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.

Education 

High School Graduate

To apply, please send your resume to Denise Alexander at dalexander@mccollege.edu and indicate in the subject line the name of the position and company.