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Job Title: NEURODIAGNOSTIC TECH
Job Code: 4576
Job Level: E1
Revised Date: 03/27/2023
Full-time; 40 hours per week.
First shift (Days), weekdays.
General Description of the Job Class
Perform routine and complex procedures to obtain data for use in the diagnosis of clinical disorders of the nervous system in at least one of the following modalities of Neurodiagnostics: Electroencephalography (EEG), Evoked Potentials (EP), Epilepsy Monitoring (CLTM).
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
– Perform one of the following END study: EEG or Evoked Potentials. – Explains testing procedure to patient and family using age appropriate guidelines. – Accurately takes and documents a pertinent history from the patient or chart. – Sets-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. – Recognizes and takes appropriate action to respond to evolving patient care needs. – Demonstrates proper cleaning procedures for the patient, room and equipment after each study. – Utilizes down time for training, cleaning equipment and reading educational materials. – Demonstrates ability to apply knowledge to different testing situations to include regular participation in the on-call schedule, working independently on 2nd, 3rd and weekend shifts and EEG OR. – Performs needed maintenance on equipment to include communication of problem to co-workers, appropriate vendor or the supervisor.
– Perform all duties of the Level 1. – Perform two of the following END studies: EEG, Evoked Potentials, Epilepsy Monitoring, and float resource to the sleep lab. – Maintains registry in one of the following areas: EEG or Evoked Potentials. – Has computer skills to correct duplicate file names, incorrect history numbers, starting patients under the wrong names, networking issues, lost files, appending patient studies, etc. – Develops Clinical Standards and protocols.
– Perform all duties of the Level 1 and 2. – Perform three of the following END studies: EEG, Evoked Potentials, Epilepsy Monitoring, Epilepsy OR, and float resource to the sleep lab. – Maintains registry in one of the following areas: EEG, Evoked Potentials, or Epilepsy Monitoring. – Troubleshoots equipment and lab issues independently, considered an equipment super user. – Generate requisitions for patient studies. – Processes daily charges. – Perform minimum number of hours designated a year as charge tech.
Required Qualifications at this Level
(All Levels) Associate’s degree in neurodiagnostic technology (or comparable), biological, health science or related field required. Bachelor’s degree in biological, health science or related field preferred.
With Associate’s degree in neurodiagnostic technology (or comparable), no experience required.
With Associate’s degree in a biological, health science, or related field, six months of direct patient care experience OR one year of non- patient care healthcare, laboratory, or research experience.
With a Bachelor’s degree in biological, health science, or related field, no experience required.
Level 2: Two years experience in Neurodiagnostic Technology required.
Level 3: Five years experience in Neurodiagnostic Technology required. A Bachelor’s degree in biological or health science can substitute for two years of experience.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Competency and/or registry in one modality of Neurodiagnostic Technology preferred.
Competency in two modalities of Neurodiagnostic Technology required. Registry in one modality required.
Competency in three modalities of Neurodiagnostic Technology required. Registry in one modality required. Two registries preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Level 1 performs one modality of Neurodiagnostics, 10 hours of CE, selects 2 choices from a list of options for professional growth (e.g., member of national organization, committee work).
Level 2 performs two modalities of Neurodiagnostics, 12 hours of CE, selects 3 choices from a list of options for professional growth and maintains clinical ladder requirements.
Level 3 performs three modalities of Neurodiagnostics, 16 hours of CE, selects 5 choices from a list of options for professional growth and maintains clinical ladder requirements.
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