The EMU Neurodiag Technologist performs electroneurodiagnostic testing.
Performs set up and preparation of equipment/supplies for ordered test.
Reviews patient's history, obtains any necessary information or documentation and provides education to patient about procedures. Monitors and documents patient's condition at all times and reports any adverse reactions.
Operates and maintains a variety of equipment to obtain diagnostic data, which may include EEG (Electroencephalography), EP (Evoked Potential), and PSG (Polysomnography) equipment. Recognizes and corrects for artifacts.
Scores/graphs, documents and reports results of diagnostic procedures.
Educates the patient and family regarding their stay in the EMU and the procedures, interacting on a level appropriate to the patient's age and mental capacity.
Interacts with direct care providers and multidisciplinary team members providing information about significant and pertinent EEG events. Conducts interviews and technical neuroassessment during patient events. Interacts with patient and documents if an impairment of consciousness is present.
Maintains continuing education requirements of ABRET for R. EEG T.* by reviewing current literature and attending continuing education meetings and seminars.
Registered EEG Technologist with the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) required at time of hire/transfer.
Registry eligible for certification in Epilepsy Monitoring at time of hire/transfer date and certification within three years of hire/transfer date.
One or more of the following:
Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
Certificate of Completion from an Electroneurodiagnostic (END) Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) or equivalent education required
HS or Equivalent
High school diploma or equivalent required
3 years of experience in Electroencephalography (EEG).
A minimum of three years in Electroencephalography (EEG).
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