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Neurodiagnostic Technician
Ref No.: 16-00104
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Start Date: 09/16/2016
NeuroDiagnostic Technician
Come play in The Garden of the Gods!
 
The Community - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles south of Denver. The city stand over one mile above sea level and is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains. Garden of the Gods was recently named #1 Park in the US and #2 Park in the World by TripAdvisor in 2014!
 
United States Air Force Academy
The Academy is a world-class university designed to create strong leaders. Beyond academic excellence, the Academy emphasizes military training, athletics and character development to forge officers of character who are ready to lead our nation in the Air Force. Its campus is located north of Colorado Springs. The Academy is also one of the largest tourist attractions in Colorado, attracting more than a million visitors each year.
 
REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Screens and checks-in patients and escorts patients to treatment areas.
  • Accurately prepares room & patient for examinations, therapeutic measures and procedures assuring all needed equipment and supplies are available prior to the start of the exam.
  • Obtains, monitors and records physiological measurements.
  • Triages urgent needs.
  • Performs medical treatment, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within scope of practice and per extender treatment protocols.
  • Performs routine user maintenance of electroencephalographic and electromyographic equipment.
  • Assembles equipment, and prepares area to ensure proper equipment operation.
  • Calibrates recording apparatus, and adjusts for proper electrode selection. 
  • Obtains satisfactory tracings by eliminating most artifacts and extraneous potentials.
  • Assists in performing special electroencephalographic and electromyographic procedures.
  • Adheres to laboratory and administrative functions for care and storage of tracings and reports.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of neurodiagnostic equipment
  • Prepares medications under the supervision of a nurse or health care provider.
  • Chaperones patients.
  • Assembles, maintains, and operates medical, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
  • Maintains or assists with appropriate and accurate health record storage and retrieval systems.
  • Prepares and submits administrative reports.
  • Provides patient/parent education as requested.
  • Performs or assists with the performance of specialized testing and examinations.
  • Upon completion of procedures and examinations, properly cleans and organizes room and performs any necessary cleaning of equipment as established by departmental policies and procedures and standards. Ensure all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift. Ensure preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed.
  • Ensure a safe work environment and employee safe work habits.
  • Provides patients with the utmost care and attention. All patients shall be assured of their privacy and personal dignity.
  • Prepares all documentation to meet or exceed established standards of the MTF, to include, but not limited to, timeliness, accuracy, content and signature. Only MTF and Air Force-approved abbreviations shall be used for documentation of the patient health record.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must have a neurodiagnostic OR polysomnographic OR other medical training certificate, OR associate's degree from an accredited national, state or military trained equivalent school.
  • Must be a registered electroencephalograpic (EEG) technician (R.EEG.T.) through the ABRET Neurodiagnositic Credentialing and Accreditation; OR meet the eligibility requirements for the registration examination for EEG technologists (neurodiagnostic training certificate and documentation of 100 EEGs; OR 1 year clinic EEG experience and documentation of 150 EEGs performed for those with Associate's degree or polysomnographic training; OR 2 years of clinical EEG experience with documentation of 200 EEGs performed if employed in neurodiagnostics with other training background).
  • Must have at least 12 months experience in the specialty clinical service area within the past 36 months.
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