Neurophysiology Technologist I - Neurology Clinic

  • OU Health
  • Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time Technologist

Job Description

Position Title:

Neurophysiology Technologist I - Neurology Clinic

Department:

OUHP Neurology Clinic

Job Description:

General Description:

Under direct supervision, assists in the performance of a variety of Neurophysiology procedures that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve and brain disorders.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to this position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.

  • Records and identifies various Neurophysiology data in various settings.
  • After supervised orientation: obtains patient history, attaches patient electrodes and operates Neurophysiology equipment, during operation of equipment observe studies, analyzes wave graphs, makes documentations to indicate disorders, artifact, and responsible for settings adjustments.
  • Cares for all age groups, sets-up and prepares patients for Neurophysiology studies, completes post study paperwork used to maintain patients files. Adheres to hospital / departmental guidelines and judgment during patient care, attends and participates in educational, departmental, and required meetings.
  • Observes Neurophysiology data, and is willing to acquire new skills under direction of physicians, Nurse practitioner, manager, and technologists, including not limited to Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.
  • Participates in maintaining equipment and reports needed repairs to manager. Maintains clean environment including but not limited to equipment and workspaces.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: None required. Associate’s degree in science or health related field preferred.

Experience: 1 or more years of experience in the Neurophysiology / Neurodiagnostics, Nursing, direct patient care, or other health related field required.

OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Registered/Certified Neurodiagnostics Technologist strongly preferred. Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to provide outstanding patient care.
  • Some general knowledge of physiology.
  • Cognitive and psychomotor skills required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills that allow relaying of information in a clear, concise, and calm manner.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff and physicians.
  • Basic knowledge of computers.

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