Jan 05, 2022

Neuro Monitoring Technician

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

Under the direction of the Chief END Technician, the Neurodiagnostic Assistant is a support position in the Neurophysiology department, with duties designed to be flexible to meet the specific needs of the Neurophysiology department. This position requires the candidate to monitor EMU and continuous EEG patients, document patient activities throughout the study, initial EEG studies every 2 hours, maintain camera placement, communicate patient activities to EEG Technicians, Neurology Residents, Neurology Attending physicians and nurses, and identify seizures. This position will also be assigned administrative duties in support of the Neurophysiology Lab.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: BLS (CPR) certification

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: BLS (CPR) Certification

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum one year health care experience
No work experience if individual is a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program
Previous experience using a personal computer and various software applications, including Microsoft and email, etc.

Experience PREFERRED: Experience in academic health care setting

Education/training REQUIRED:
High school diploma or equivalent

Education/training PREFERRED: MA, CMA, CCMA preferred

Independent action(s) required:
Monitor EMU and continuous EEG studies, document patient activities, initial EEG study every 2 hours, communicate patient events to the Neurology staff, identify seizures.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

Additional position requirements:
Weekends, weekdays, holidays, evenings, overnight shift, 11 pm – 7 am.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills

Age Specific groups served: All

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting 20 50 lbs.
Activities: Prolonged sitting, Walking (distance)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem-solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Able to adapt to frequent change

  • Job Profile SummaryJob Profile SummaryUnder the direction of the Chief END Technician, the Neurodiagnostic Assistant is a support position in the Neurophysiology department, with duties designed to be flexible to meet the specific needs of the Neurophysiology department. This position requires the candidate to monitor EMU and continuous EEG patients, document patient activities throughout the study, initial EEG studies every 2 hours, maintain camera placement, communicate patient activities to EEG Technicians, Neurology Residents, Neurology Attending physicians and nurses, and identify seizures. This position will also be assigned administrative duties in support of the Neurophysiology Lab.
  • Job DescriptionJob DescriptionLicensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: BLS (CPR) certification

    Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: BLS (CPR) Certification

    Experience REQUIRED:
    Minimum one year health care experience
    No work experience if individual is a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program
    Previous experience using a personal computer and various software applications, including Microsoft and email, etc.

    Experience PREFERRED: Experience in academic health care setting

    Education/training REQUIRED:
    High school diploma or equivalent

    Education/training PREFERRED: MA, CMA, CCMA preferred

    Independent action(s) required:
    Monitor EMU and continuous EEG studies, document patient activities, initial EEG study every 2 hours, communicate patient events to the Neurology staff, identify seizures.

    Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable): N/A

    Additional position requirements:
    Weekends, weekdays, holidays, evenings, overnight shift, 11 pm – 7 am.
    Strong organizational, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills

    Age Specific groups served: All

    Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
    Physical: Lifting 20 50 lbs.
    Activities: Prolonged sitting, Walking (distance)
    Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem-solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
    Emotional: Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Able to adapt to frequent change
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  • Management LevelManagement Level
    • Individual Contributor
  • Job FamilyJob Family
    • Electro Neuro Diagnostics
  • Job CategoryJob Category
    • Clinical Services
  • Job ClassificationsJob Classifications
    • EEO-3A Clinical Services - Clinical Services (EEO Group-United States of America)
    • EEO-3 Technicians - (EEO Category-United States of America)
    • Group 1 - (On-Call Group-United States of America)
    • USA_Non_-_Clinical_Services - Non-Clinical Services (Job Category Group-United States of America)
    • USA_Shift_Group_S4 - S4 Clinical Support (Shift Group-United States of America)
  • Work Shift RequiredWork Shift RequiredNo
  • Public JobPublic JobYes
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