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Neurodiagnostic Technician I - Full Time - Williamsport

  • Job ID: 299080373
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Variable Daylight Hours
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: Neurodiagnostics
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.91 to $28.38 / hour

Description

UPMC Williamsport is looking for a motivated Neurodiagnostic Technician I to join our team! This is a full-time daylight hours position. Rotating call time is required. Prior experience in EEG technical work preferred.

We offer a competitive wage, a generous total rewards benefit package, a built-in career ladder, and a sign-on bonus to those who qualify. Apply today to learn more!

 

Sign-on bonus details:


 $2,500 sign-on bonus with a 1 year commitment to UPMC


Purpose:
Perform under direct supervision and according to established guidelines and procedures, routine and complex procedures to obtain data for use in the clinical diagnosis of disorders of the nervous system in at least one of the following modalities of Neurodiagnostics: Electroencephalogarphy (EEG), Evoked Potentials (EP), Epilepsy Monitoring and Polysomnograhy (PSG), or Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS). Perform duties in various diagnostic and research areas as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate computer equipment to record nervous system responses that provide quantitative and objective measures of the neuronal/sensory function.
  • Collaborate with supervisor and medical personnel to resolve problems and to advise concerning laboratory procedures, techniques and equipment.
  • Clean, adjust and perform routine maintenance and repair on neurodiagnostic equipment to ensure proper functioning. Troubleshoot routine equipment problems.
  • Document pertinent medical history from the patient or family members.
  • React in medical emergencies to ensure patient safety; know unit and hospital procedures for working with high acuity patients.
  • Recognize changes in the clinical condition of the patient and correlate those changes with the EEG. Discriminate the changes requiring intervention such as seizures or cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Schedule patients for neurodiagnostic procedures and obtain required medical information; explain procedures, alleviate fears, and elicit cooperation. Prepare patient for tests to include measuring and marking cranial area and fastening electrodes to specified positions on scalp and body.
  • Perform procedures with appropriate documentation.
  • Identify EEG waveforms/patterns during testing and communicate to medical personnel.

 

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates or Bachelor's Degree Preferred.

Six months of patient care/health care or EEG experience.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

     

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