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Lead Neurodiagnostic Tech

Description

UPMC Presbyterian is hiring a Lead Neurodiagnostic Tech / high level EEG Analyst Tech.  This technologist should have at least three years of experience performing ICU and/or EMU EEGs.   This is a remote position and this person should be able to work independently and write accurate technical reports using ACNS critical care terminology.  This position works all shifts and weekends.  

Purpose:
Function as a Lead Tech in the appropriate area and to ensure quality of services relative to staffing, patient scheduling, and operation of equipment and supplies. Oversee the work of the EEG or EMG Tech I, II, and III positions and act as a resource person on day-to-day issues or for problem resolutions. Perform routine and advanced EEG testing, in the EEG Lab, the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU), and critical care areas.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Plan and oversee the ordering of supplies, according to established guidelines and in accordance with current budget.
  • Oversee scheduling of patients to ensure proper utilization of time and patient beds.
  • Maintain, order, and clean all monitoring supplies for patients.
  • Participate in and coordinates the EEG or EMG Training Program.
  • Devise and implement a monthly technical staff schedule for all shifts which considers PTO/comp days/patient acuity and ancillary testing
  • Provide for biweekly payroll for all technical, nursing and support staff.Attend and participate in administrative meetings as required.
  • Work closely with, and provides coverage for peer Lead EEG or EMG Technologist of appropriate department, when needed.
  • Ensure patient safety through ensuring that junior staff EEG techs are following patient identification guidelines.
  • Coordinate care, flow and prioritization of EEG (EMG) exams to be completed.Work closely and communicate with physicians and mid-level providers.Oversee and review the work of the EEG or EMG technical staff.
  • Ensure that daily billing and coding procedures meet departmental and hospital requirements
  • Assist in the annual review of the EEG or EMG technical staff.
  • Assist in establishing, and suggests changes for departmental policy/procedures.
  • Perform all of the duties of an EEG or EMG Technologist III.
  • Ensure that junior staff techs follow established seizure safety and first aide guidelines in the event of a clinic seizure.
  • Ensure that EEG or EMG digital data is maintained and permanently archived, per established departmental procedure.
  • Maintain, or arrange for maintenance of all EEG or EMG equipment. Ensure that equipment is kept clean and in proper working order.

 

Qualifications

  • Prefer completion of Associate's degree in physical or biological sciences.
  • 3 years of experience as a registered EEG or EMG Tech with one year proven leadership responsibilities.
  • Need organizational and leadership ability to plan, and oversee the operations of a busy EEG or EMG or EMG Lab.
  • Need computer and networking skills to troubleshoot manage and maintain an advanced EEG digital network.
  • Able to adapt technical procedures and equipment to achieve desired results.
  • Able to assess and train EEG or EMG Technical staff in new or changing technology. Need proficiency in computer skills.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
American Board of Registration Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist or Electroneurodiagnostic Technician RegistryCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists OR Certified Nerve Conduction Technologist (CNCT) OR Registered Nerve Conduction Study Technologist (R.NCS.T.)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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