Neurodiagnostic Technologist II
Lurie’s Children Hospital in Chicago, IL is currently seeking to hire a Neurodiagnostic Technologist II. For more details on the position, please see below:
- Develops & assists with the development of protocols and clinical standards within the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit & Clinical Neurophysiology departments as well as QA projects.
- Maintains continuing education requirements for credentials by reviewing literature and attending continuing education meetings and seminars.
- Cross trained and performs neurodiagnostic procedures in Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, and operating room.
- Obtains physiologic data from the central and peripheral nervous system; analyzes and reports the results in a manner consistent with internal competencies, credentialing, and scope of practice.
- Recognizes and corrects physiologic and non-physiologic artifacts as appropriate. Calibrates, maintains and troubleshoots equipment. Selects amplifier settings, obtains quality data, and analyzes data during recordings.
- Provides anticipatory guidance to patients/families for preparations to be made for their test. Explains test procedures to patients/families using age appropriate guidelines. May assist with the necessary activities for scheduling patients for tests.
- Prepares reports, maintains logs, records test results, performs record keeping for EPIC charges and database maintenance, files and prepares records for archiving.
- Demonstrates knowledge of pertinent aspects and competency with protocols related to neurodiagnostic practices as required for their role.
- Keeps up to date in information and knowledge in neurodiagnostics, equipment, computers and mandatory yearly education.
- Demonstrates ability to apply knowledge to different testing situations to include regular participation in the on-call schedule.
- Works cooperatively as a team member to foster achievement of unit/hospital goals.
- Orders supplies and reviews inventory of the unit.
- Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
- High school diploma required, two years of college or equivalent preferred, or 3-5 years of experience performing EEG is preferred.
- Prefer Neurodiagnostic program graduate.
- Registration required in EEG (R. EEG T.) or Registration in Evoked Potentials (R. EP T.) by ABRET: Neurodiagnostic Credentialing and Accreditation required or Registered Nerve Conduction Study Technologist (R. NCS. T.) by AAET American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists.
- Basic Life Support Certification required.
- Ability to move machines and patients weighing in excess of 25 pounds.
- Ability to effectively communicate with hospital staff and departments.
To apply, please send your resume to Denise Alexander at email@example.com and indicate the name of the position and company. Also, please complete an application as well on their website using the link below: