Phoenix Childrens Hospital.


Neurodiagnostic Special Procedures Tech (37801490)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona - United States
Posted: 11/24/2017

Neurodiagnostic Special Procedures Tech

The Neurodiagnostic Special Procedures Technologist provides findings, results, and a descriptive analysis according to facility policy and procedures. Strong well developed communication skills are essential for this position. The Neurodiagnostic Special Procedures Technologist performs procedures appropriate to their competence and credentials held under general technical supervision. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Performs neurodiagnostic procedures appropriate to the competence and credentials of a two (2) of the following modalities - EEG (R EEG T), Evoked Potentials (R EP T), Nerve Conduction Velocity (R NCV T), Certification in Neuro Intraoperative Monitoring (C.N.I.M.) Provides a safe recording environment. Establishes rapport with the patient and the patientís family; evaluates the patient, secures adequate history and physical information for reading physician. Performs patient assessment as related to care such as electrode fixation product allergies, movement restrictions, and cognitive function; knows and recognizes drug and physiological status effects on activity monitored. Performs the EEG procedure according to the guidelines set forth by the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Communicates appropriately and effectively with the patient and health care staff to convey the purpose of the EEG and answers questions regarding the procedure; Understands why and how to maintain correct electrode connections; identifies and performs basic and intermediate technical troubleshooting and artifact identification and elimination. Understands and follows concepts of digital equipment and electrical safety within the EEG unit; has knowledge of alternate montages, protocols, and alternate equipment settings and their effects should be applied. Maintains continuing education and competencies; Acquires new competencies relative to industry standards in Electroneurodiagnostics for two (2) of the following modalities - EEG (R EEG T), Evoked Potentials (R EP T), Nerve Conduction Velocity (R NCV T), Certification in Neuro Intraoperative Monitoring (C.N.I.M.) Maintains continuing education requirements of ABRET by reviewing literature and attending educational meetings for the latest accepted practices and electrical safety relevant to equipment and testing to maintain 2 active registries. Participates in tutoring, demonstrating, and mentoring other team members and EEG students. Assists students and non-registered co-workers in all aspects of performing neurodiagnostic testing, including measurements, medical history, monitor placement, troubleshooting, instrumentation, stimulation techniques, averaging, sleep scoring, pattern recognition, and instruction in any additional areas as needed. Assists the lead department educator with student evaluations and learning strategies for objectives, and provides regular feedback. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Other

Phoenix Children's Hospital is Arizona's only licensed children's hospital, providing world-class are in more than 40 pediatric specialties to our state's sickest kids. Though Phoenix Children's is one of the 10 largest freestanding children's hospitals in the country, rapid population growth in Arizona means the Hospital must grow as well. Phoenix Children's recently announced a $588 million expansion plan to bring its special brand of family-centered care to even more patients and families. The plan includes a significant upgrade of the Hospital's current campus, an aggressive physician recruitment effort, and new satellite centers in high growth areas of the Valley. For more information, visit the Hospital's Web site at www.phoenixchildrens.com.

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