• Neurodiagnostic Technologist Assistant

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/30/2018 2:44 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-7931
    Category
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Day/Evening
  • Overview

    The Neurodiagnostic Tech Assistant is a support position in the Epilepsy Center and/or Clinical Neurophysiology areas, with duties designed to be flexible in order to meet the specific needs of the department. The Neurodiagnostic Tech Assistant assists the Neurodiagnostic Technologists by facilitating the workflow of the department. Individuals in the ND Assistant role will have demonstrated strong communication and collaboration skills and the ability to achieve results in a team environment. Active participation in an intensive EEG training program will be required including the completion of ASET online learning modules.  Completion of internal competencies as well as hands on coaching required in order to successful transition into the Neurodiagnostic Technologist role.

    Responsibilities

    Area Specific Job Accountabilities:

    1. Assists Neurodiagnostic Techs with tasks for the successful acquisition of routine and/or video EEG data for patients as requested.
    2. Assure that the patients are within view of the camera(s) at all times.
    3. Report all observed patient concerns and changes in condition to the ND Technologists.
    4. Disconnects patient from the electrodes, cleans and removes equipment from the patient room at the conclusion of the study.
    5. Performs cleaning of equipment, bed rail pads, and restocks supplies as needed. All equipment and supplies will be cleaned according to area policy and maintained in the appropriate dirty/clean holding areas.
    6. Facilitates patient flow to and from the neurodiagnostic areas.
    7. Works cooperatively as a team member to foster achievement of unit/hospital goals.
    8. Actively completes EEG 200-211 courses through the ASET program.
    9. Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
    10. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    1. High school diploma required.
    2. Minimum of one year of experience working as a C.N.A., Medical Assistant, EKG Technician, or other Allied Health professional required.
    3. Basic Life Support Certification required.
    4. Ability to move machines and patients weighing in excess of 25 pounds.
    5. Ability to effectively communicate with hospital staff and departments.
    6. Entry level personal computer or Microsoft Windows knowledge.

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