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Neurology Technician

Date: Sep 17, 2019

Requisition ID: 67724

Ministry:  Presence St Mary Hosp Kankakee

Location: Presence St Mary Kankakee

Location Address:
500 West Court Street, Kankakee, IL  60901-3661 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 20230030 EEG PSMH 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 36
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Neurology Technician I is responsible for performing all neurodiagnostic tests, Electroencephalogram (EEG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NVC), Evoked Potential studies, and Long Term EEG monitoring as ordered to provide information to interpreting MD. Establishes efficiency in scheduling and coordination of diagnostic testing. Ensures all test are performed according to established quality standards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Calibrates equipment and performs quality control checks.

 

  1. Obtains relevant patient medical history and documents each patient’s record according to department standards. Provides patient instructions regarding procedure.
     
  2. Accurately apply electrodes, non-invasive stimulation devices, and holter recorder per policy. Activates devices and record responses. Records EEG while observing, monitoring, and documenting patient responses
     
  3. Measures and calculates muscle and nerve responses and makes adjustments to minimize artifact and identify significant abnormalities. Monitors patient responses and enter data into computer.

 

  1. Retrieves printed reports, tags and plot patient data information, and documents each patient’s record according to department standards.

 

  1. May assist physician with needle sticks and record responses as well as Measures and calculates muscle and nerve responses while entering data into computer.
     
  2. Provides physician with significant findings to facilitate scanning and interpretation.

 

  1. Ensures patient charges and/or credits are entered into the CCS system.
     
  2. Participates in orientation and training of staff.

 

  1. Transports patients to and from the department.
     
  2. Provides and maintains a safe environment and report variances to management.

 

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                

 

  Does Not Supervise Employees

  Directly supervises employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the

organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

High School diploma or GED required.

 

Computer Skills                                                          

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Registration by American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologist (ABRET) preferred. CPR certification required.

 

 

Business Unit: Presence St Mary Hosp Kankakee

Job FunctionImaging Services 

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EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


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