Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist-EMU

 
Position: Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist-EMU

Job ID: 159837

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (WT)

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: Friday/Saturday/Sunday 7p-7a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform one or more EEGs/Long term video monitoring, Evoked Potentials or Polysomnography procedures according to facility policy and procedures. The Technologist will maintain patient safety during clinically significant events, and other related duties.

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Responsibilities :

• Perform routine Neurodiagnostic procedures in accordance with ABRET/ACNS guidelines and ASET competencies and/or BRPT/AAST
• Performs patient assessment as related to care such as electrode product allergies, movement restrictions, and cognitive function
• Ensures electrode application in adherence with the International 10–20 System
• Seeks exposure to educational opportunities to enhance professional growth and technical knowledge related to the brain or neuroanatomy, disease, and neurodiagnostic; practice to prepare for registry exam
• Attend relevant courses, online courses, or case studies through journals/relevant publications
• Documents patient information in patient’s electronic medical record according to hospital and departmental guidelines
• Informs manager or designee of all patient/personal injury or unsafe situations, anticipated problems, and unusual situations
• Communicates effectively with patient/family, department staff, physicians, and other health care professionals to promote quality patient care
• Performs basic equipment maintenance, troubleshooting, and contacts biomedical engineering when appropriate



Qualifications:

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
• High school diploma or GED required
• 1-year electroneurodiagnostic experience inclusive of clinical rotations required
• Graduation from an Electroneurodiagnostic Technology program will substitute for one (1) year of experience



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