This position is for a Neurotechnologist. The primary role of the Neurotechnologist is to perform EEGs, Ambulatory VEEGs, Long Term VEEG monitoring studies, nerve conductions, evoked potentials (VEP, BAEP, SSEP) to help in the diagnosis of neurological disorders and diseases. The Neurotechnologists record electrical activity arising from the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves using a variety of techniques and instruments. This involves preparing patients for procedures, obtaining medical histories, recording electrical potentials, calculating results, and maintaining equipment. Technologists are trained to understand neurophysiology and recognize normal and abnormal electrical activity. They assist neurologists who later review and interpret the data. Showing consideration, initiative, reasoning skill, and sound judgment, are all expected of the EEG technologist.
The EEG Technologist will be responsible for performing Inpatient EEGs, Ambulatory EEGs and Long Term Video EEGs. Age appropriate care is to be utilized. The EEG Technologist will perform Portable Bedside EEGs on all inpatients. The EEG Technologist will be responsible for entering the correct information into the Natus Database. The EEG technologist is responsible for reviewing, and clipping of Long Term Video EEG and Ambulatory VEEG studies, documenting appropriately in the recording and in EPIC. As part of performance improvement the EEG Technologist will educate medical staff on basic functions of EEG equipment and any new changes. The EEG Technologist will be able to upload studies to CD/DVD or thumb drive and follow HIM policy to release these studies. The EEG Technologist will be responsible for entering charges, entering visit notes, generating reports for procedure performed and assigning the study to the appropriate physician to read on the EEG server.
Ability to perform EEGs in Ambulatory and Inpatient setting.
Determines and accommodates patient's age based care needs and provides appropriate age based patient/family education related to procedure.
Knows reasons for and contraindications to activation procedures (sleep, HV, photic, etc.)
Provides patient safety and is able to follow protocol during a seizure and responds appropriately to maintain patient safety.
Enters orders and notes when needed.
Reports critical test results to interpreting physician and documents this communication according to policy and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of EEG patterns associated with different disease processes and medical conditions.
Documents normal and abnormal variants on EEG.
Utilize the HIPPA guidelines as it relates to PHI
Completes the transferring and charging of the EEG Patients.
Generates report template for reading physicians and enters all necessary information.
Accepts instruction from immediate supervisor.
The EEG Technologist will be able to perform Routine, Ambulatory and Long Term Video EEGs, NCVs, VEPs, BAEPs, SSEPs. Uses AIDET. Procedures will be performed on Outpatients and Inpatients. All inpatient EEGs will be done at bedside. The Technologist will be responsible for putting in the information and transferring the EEG study upon returning to the EEG Lab. Age appropriate care of the patients is required.
Specialized Training one year beyond High School required, graduate from END school preferred; (Minimum 5 years experience required if not an END graduate)
Minimum of 1 year experience required in routine EEGs, Ambulatory VEEGs, and Long Term Monitoring.
Certification from ABRET required within 18 months of hire (R.EEG.T)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required
7am - 7 pm. Days vary from Wednesday through Sunday
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.