Company: Renown Health
Posted on: October 12, 2019
The registered Neurodiagnostic technologist performs complex
procedures of the central and peripheral nervous system for
diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of neurological diseases in
accordance to industry, Federal, State, TJC, and Laboratory
Accreditation Board of ABRET requirements. The Neurodiagnostic
technologist participates in the implementation of ASET Standards
of Care and physician orders to achieve the goal of effective
utilization of services and improved patient outcomes. In
conjunction with leadership, this position is responsible for
recommending the delivery of patient care through proper execution
of care standards, physician orders, and advanced Neurodiagnostic
Nature and Scope:
The electroneurodiagostic technologist is required to perform
neurodiagnostic studies on the brain, auditory system, visual
system, somatosensory system, and other central and peripheral
structures in all areas of the medical centers. This position is
accountable and responsible for the performance of Neurodiagnostic
procedures including but limited to EEGs, Long Term Monitoring of
Epilepsy and ICU/cEEG monitoring, ambulatory EEGs, Evoked
Potentials, and Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring. This
position demonstrates anatomic and physiological data through
proper electrode application, preparation of a technical history to
aid the interpreting physician, selection of test protocol, and
clinical observation of the test subject. The Neurodiagnostic
technologist reviews electrographic recordings for identification,
technique, and completeness according to the American Board of
Electroencephalographic & Evoked Potential Technologists Laboratory
Accreditation Standards (ABRET), and laboratory policy and
procedure. Tech possesses knowledge and technique in data
reformatting and data reduction and is responsible for analyses and
extraction of pertinent data for physician interpretation and
The Neurodiagnostic technologist will acquire the necessary skills
to perform new neurodiagnostic studies as they are added to the
service product line. The Neurodiagnostic technologist will be
required to actively train into all test applications and acquire
the skills necessary to work autonomously. Participates in
educational sessions contributing technical and professional
knowledge to students, allied health personnel, and physicians.
Evaluates new instrumentation and biomedical equipment related to
Neurodiagnostic technology. The incumbent participates actively in
the accreditation application and re-application process. The
incumbent is expected to fulfill continuing education requirements
to maintain certification in good standing.
The Tech has the authority to schedule patients according to the
department policies, to evaluate if a patient is capable of
tolerating an examination, to determine what type of procedure to
follow, and to suggest the best location for testing. This position
greets patients, physicians, and the general public in a manner
consistent with the Purpose Statement, Values, and Standards of
Conduct of Renown Health. The position is challenged to operate a
variety of sophisticated electrophysiological neurodiagnostic
equipment and reading devices.
The incumbent must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary
to provide care based on physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and
safety appropriate to patients ranging in age from newborn through
geriatric, and meets standards of quality as measured by the
unit/department competency with special population standards.
This position provides direct patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language,
including reading, writing and speaking English. Neurodiagnostic
technology certification or equivalent education and experience
3 years recent Neurodiagnostic testing experience preferred.
ABRET Registry in Electroencephalography or a registry in
Neuro-diagnostics and/or neuro-physiology is required. ABRET
Registry in Evoked Potential is desired. American Heart Association
CPR certification for health care providers is required within 60
days of employment.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers
skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for
job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies,
complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Keywords: Renown Health, Reno , Neurodiagnostic Specialist, Other , Reno, Nevada
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