Neurodiagnostic Technician - Neuroscience Lab - Full-Time/Days

Sayre, PA, United States
Dec 3, 2019

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Job Description

Guthrie Entity

Robert Packer Hospital

Shift

Day

40 hours/week 

Pay Grade

RPH/C6

License

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Main Function

The Neurodiagnostic lab technician prepares patients for and conducts routine and specialized electroneurodiagnostic (END) procedures; collects data pertinent to the interpretation of test results. Tests include EEG, EMG, Evoked Potentials, Nerve Conduction Studies, MSLTs, assist physician with EMG studies, and scoring of Nocturnal Polysomnograms and CPAP titrations.

Education

High school graduate or GED

Experience

One year experience working in a healthcare setting.

a. Educates the patient and or family on the test procedure, interacting on a level appropriate to the patients age and mental capacity

b. Evaluates the patient for comprehension and ability to cooperate utilized approved methods to improve patient cooperation/relaxation. Follows hopspital protocols for sedation

c. Documents a comprehensive patient history gathering appropriate information from patient, patients record and family members including neurological symptomatology and medication

d. Verifies identity of patient and provides adequate patient ID on all studies

e. Ensures patient safety at all times. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate actions to take during emergency situation, ensures electrical safety to patient and staff.

f. Protencts patient confidentiality

 

Employment Value Proposition

How To Apply

Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers

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Dec 3, 2019

117127-1A

United States

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