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Posted:
7/21/2016
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Health Care Provider
NEUROLOGY TECHNICIAN
Presence Health | Kankakee, Illinois
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Job Description

 

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 ensures patient charges and/or credits are entered into the CCS system. Provides patient instructions regarding procedure.

 

  1. Applies and removes electrodes, and Holter recorders, and other non-invasive stimulation devices. Generates accurate reports and clinical event data.

 

  1. Completes and verifies documentation. Activates devices and records while observing, monitoring, and documenting patient responses. Measures and calculates muscle and nerve responses.

 

  1. Makes adjustments to minimize artifact and identify significant abnormalities.

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. One to two years' clinical experience in neurodiagnostics 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.

 

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 ensures patient charges and/or credits are entered into the CCS system. Provides patient instructions regarding procedure.

 

  1. Applies and removes electrodes, and Holter recorders, and other non-invasive stimulation devices. Generates accurate reports and clinical event data.

 

  1. Completes and verifies documentation. Activates devices and records while observing, monitoring, and documenting patient responses. Measures and calculates muscle and nerve responses.

 

  1. Makes adjustments to minimize artifact and identify significant abnormalities.

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. One to two years’ clinical experience in neurodiagnostics 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.

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