Reports to department Supervisor/Manager/Director and functions under the supervision and guidance of an END/EEG Technologist or physician for the performance of quality EEG technical procedures in accordance with Electroneurodiagnostic ASET guidelines and departmental policies. Ability to perform, identify and collect data relative to the patient's status and age for identification of problem areas for focused review of images/data for appropriate reporting to the physician. Accurate obtainment of brain activity and identification of brain activity for review and interpretation by the physician. Provides identified modalities of END and evoked potential procedures to all age groups following established policies, procedures and regulations (hospitalized, and ambulatory patients). Provides for patient/family education. Knowledge of END procedures as well as operation and maintenance of equipment. Assists management with performance improvement, billing, budget, equipment and design processes related to END. Expertly performs clinical duties within scope of clinical education/training, practice and expertise for END procedures. Ability to accommodate after hour call coverage. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience, Education and Training Minimum: Completion of an END/EEG associate's degree OR CAAHEP Accredited END Program required. Minimum of twelve months previous END / EEG experience required. Knowledge of Electroneurodiagnostic (END) techniques/principles and procedures as well as operation and maintenance of electro diagnostic equipment as normally acquired through completion of an approved training program preferred. Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with patients/families, nursing personnel and physicians. CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of hire. For employees who are part of the CHKD END Apprentice to Technologist program only: Must obtain certification/registration as an Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist within twelve months of completing CAAHEP Accredited END Program and provide evidence of passing through an ABRET registry certificate.