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UnityPoint Health Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist II in Peoria, Illinois

UnityPoint Health - Methodist | Proctor | The Point of Unity is You.

UnityPoint Health is one of the nation's most integrated health systems. We have a vision for healthcare, and it starts with you: "Best outcome for every patient, every time."

Through relationships with more than 280 physician clinics, 29 hospitals in metropolitan and rural communities, and home care services throughout its 8 regions, UnityPoint Health provides care throughout Illinois and Iowa.

We surround you with care that is coordinated between your doctor's office, hospital and in your home.

With almost 600 board-certified physicians backed by a dedicated team of healthcare professionals who combine high-tech medicine with genuine warmth and caring, UnityPoint Health - Methodist provides coordinated clinic, hospital and home-based care for patients in Central Illinois.

To provide quality testing, as ordered by physicians, to aid in the diagnosis of or rule out neurodiagnostic disease/disorder. To provide quality care to patients and their family members.

MISSION

“We are committed to delivering outstanding healthcare. Period.”

  • TECHNOLOGIST FOLLOWS PRE-TESTING PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES.

  • The technologist routinely checks for orders and reviews the appointment log.

  • The technologist will check with the coordinator of any unclear orders.

  • The technologist prepares rooms to be hospitable and presentable prior to patient's arrival.

  • The technologist ensures proper working condition of equipment prior to testing.

  • Technologist will assure forms are filled out correctly.

  • Technologist will assure patient information was logged correctly.

  • The technologist verifies the identity of patient.

  • Technologist will ask appropriate questions to obtain a complete and correct history.

  • The technologist knows the proper electrode application protocol.

  • Technologist explains electrode application to reassure patient.

  • The technologist evaluates the patient to assess patient's mental and physical condition.

  • The technologist follows universal precautions and isolation techniques as required.

  • The technologist reports safety issues to the coordinator.

  • Test will be performed on the day assigned without delay; the technologist will notify the coordinator of any changes.

  • The technologist will ensure that all studies are being completed according to department procedure and physician orders and follow ASET guidelines.

  • TECHNOLOGIST PERFORMS ELECTRONEURODIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES ACCORDING TO PROTOCOL.

  • Able to complete EEG set up on adults and children within 25 minutes.

  • Stimulates patients to produce, analyze and record data from the central and peripheral nervous system.

  • Performs evoked potentials in the operating room and intensive care units.

  • Assesses depth of anesthesia and monitoring patients in coma.

  • Monitors and records EEGs in the Epilepsy Service long-term care unit.

  • Conducts patient evaluation in physiological polysomnography.

  • Prepares surgery patients and equipment for and during carotid endarterectomy, Electrocorticography and other neurosurgical, orthopedic and otolaryngology procedures.

  • Performs studies to determine and verify cerebral death.

  • Performs EEG recordings in all patient care setting.

  • Accurately places EEG electrodes according to 10/20 measurement system.

  • Technologist will assure that calibrations are performed correctly

  • Technologist will assure montages are appropriate for diagnosis.

  • Technologist will assure correct instrument changes are implemented.

  • Technologist will assure documentation on the study is correct and complete.

  • Technologist will assure procedures (e.g. sleep study, MSLT, CPAP, Bi-Level, oxygen, procedure list primarily just sleep and EEG, video monitoring, hyperventilation, photic stimulation, nerve/muscle stimulation, etc.) are used properly.

  • Technologist will assure artifacts are noted and eliminated or monitored.Technologist will assure abnormalities are noted during the tracing.

  • Education

    • Certificate Program in the field(s) of Sleep Medicine. Applicable to staff working in Sleep Disorders Center & not required for working in EEG lab: Must be enrolled in or have evidence of completion of the A-STEP Online Self -Study Modules; or be enrolled in or have evidence of completion of a CoA PSG training program or a CoA END or CoARC training program with an add-on track for polysomnography. Required
  • Work Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in/with technical aptitude and able to pass competencies established; medical terminology Preferred.

  • License and Certification

  • CPR

  • Required English Skills

  • Basic reading skills

  • Basic writing skills

  • Basic oral skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker

  • Interaction with a wide variety of people

  • Maintain confidential information

  • Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information

  • Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

  • Computer Skills

  • Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.

  • Web Browser

  • Groupwise

Requisition ID: 2017-35573

Street: 221 NE Glen Oak Ave

Name: 5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center

Posting Minimum: USD $0.00/Hr.

Name: EEG/Sleep Lab- MMCI

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.8

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 12 hour shifts Sunday through Saturday

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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