Neurophysiology/EMG Technician- PRN

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on December 11, 2021
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  • Performs quality Electroencephalograms (EEG) on newborns, infants, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients as ordered by physician with appropriate ordering privileges.
  • Performs quality Electromyograms (EMG) on adolescents, adults and geriatric patients as ordered by physician with appropriate ordering privileges.
  • Performs quality Auditory Evoked Response (AER) on adolescents, adults and geriatric patients as ordered by physician with appropriate ordering privileges.
  • Performs quality Visual Evoked Response (VER) on adolescents, adults and geriatric patients as ordered by physician with appropriate ordering privileges.
  • Performs quality Somatosensory Evoked Potential (AEP) on adolescents, adults and geriatric patients as ordered by physician with appropriate ordering privileges.
  • Prepares patients for Nerve Conduction studies and performs all followup calculations and documentation.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for patients requiring these modalities.
  • Performs initial and ongoing patient assessment to assure appropriate understanding and compliance with testing procedures, patient safety, and ability of patient to effectively participate in the testing.
  • Continuously monitors patient activity and maintains quality recordings through recognition and correction of artifactual data, while remaining vigilant of patient safety and comfort.
  • Maintains records to provide complete clinical information and to assure accurate patient charging.
  • Assures that equipment and supplies are available to assure quality patient care. Maintains inventories, makes copies
  • Properly cleans reusable equipment, and maintains liquid sterilant according to manufacturer instructions.
  • Performs maintenance and calibration on all testing equipment as prescribed by manufacturer.
  • Serves as a resource person for other departments.
  • Acts as point of contact for issues pertaining to neurodiagnostic testing.
  • Collects and analyzes Performance Improvement data, including appointment delay times.
  • Shares "On Call" duties with other Neurodiagnostics staff.
Requirements:
  • The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of the anatomy and technology associated with the various studies performed.
  • A minimum of two years experience is preferred.
  • CPR required.
  • Voluntary credentials desirable.
  • Computer skills adequate to interact with the various testing systems required.
  • The individual must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills required to proficiently provide care to a patient population to include: neonates, infants, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.