The END Technologist 1 is an entry to mid-level position in the neurodiagnostic unit or department. The END Technologist 1 performs procedures according to facility policy and procedures. The END Technologist 1 can perform test set up, electrode application, and maintain patient safety during clinically significant events and other related duties. Communication skills are essential for this position.
Patient Monitoring: Prepares patient for the neuromonitoring. Apply electrodes according the planned procedure.
EEG and LTM Examinations: Performs EIOM procedures with indirect supervision and in accordance with the standards and protocols of the department. Implements alternative methods or adjusts controls to obtain optimal recordings. Observes and records conditions and reactions of patients and make necessary annotations on IOM recording. Notes conditions, which may affect recording. Operates equipment.
Equipment Maintenance: Reports all equipment problems in a timely manner to Clinical Engineer or Facilities as needed. Makes adjustments and/or repairs as necessary. Troubleshoots problems and keeps the procedure areas and equipment clean, tidy and well-stocked at all times.
Communication: Communicates with Lead technologist and with Manager on a daily basis regarding problems with equipment and general workflow related to patient care/equipment issues and service excellence.
Other Duties: Prepares reports of recordings for interpretation by physician. Edits, indexes and files recordings and related materials. Assists in the instruction of Electroneurodiagnostic (END) techs and or students as needed
One of the following:
High school graduate or equivalent with 1 year experience working in a neurodiagnostic patient care environment
or student enrolled at least 6 months in ABRET recognized program and 6 months experience working in a patient care environment
or Bachelors degree in related field.
Experience requirements dependent on education. Please see education requirements.
Knowledge of IOM.
Entry level PC or Microsoft Windows knowledge.
BLS certification thru American Heart Healthcare.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
Enrollment in or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostic Program.
or an Associate's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
HRC, DCH, and KPV locations on campus. Possible exposure to human tissue/fluids and direct patient contact.Ability to carry and lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to sit for up to 8 continuous hours a day. Some standing, bending or leaning forward may be needed.
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