Registered Neurophysiology Tech
Complete all required paperwork before study is performed including relevant patient history. Clarify unclear or inappropriate orders. Complete billing information upon completion of procedure. Independently prepare patient for test and/or monitoring by accurately placing recording electrodes and using established protocols required for the procedure. Recognize technically inadequate signals and obtain troubleshooting assistance if necessary. Recognize abnormalities/potential changes and respond appropriately by communicating to appropriate neurologist. Maintain equipment in clean and organized condition, including stocking supplies as needed. Record study and enter appropriate notations and clinical observations. Encourage teamwork through interdepartmental communication and constructive problem resolution. Provide technical or administrative coverage in other areas of Neuro Testing Center as necessary. Participate in departmental in-services, monthly staff meetings, and continuing education. Assist in report typing, distribution, filing and other storage duties as assigned. Provide consistent feedback and suggestions for improvement to Manager. Provide written and/or verbal feedback to Manager on Neurophysiology Technician. Provide patient with procedure explanation, address questions, and reassure and relax patient (as appropriate), and prepares patients for their procedure. Provide assistance to older adults as necessary through assessment of impairments that affect testing procedures. Provides basic personal hygiene assistance to any patients as necessary. Primarily requires interaction with patients of adult and geriatric age. Interaction with pediatric patients will be required for technicians performing EEG’s. Participates in organizational and departmental quality improvement activities. Communicates customer satisfaction issues to appropriate individuals. Provides ideas and suggestions for process improvements within the department. AA/EOE.