Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Electromyography Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate Perform or assist in the performance of electroneurodiagnostic tests, as directed by the Asst Director of Neurodiagnostics.
Prepares patient for testing. Gathers and sets up equipment and supplies according to established departmental procedures. Calibrates equipment prior to procedure, ensuring its proper functioning for procedure. Interacts with patients by identifying self to patient and verifies identity of patient by checking patient indentifiers. Prepares patient using proper departmental criteria and techniques.
Under the direction of the physician, administers appropriate electroneurodiagnostic testing. Attaches electrodes according to predetermined specifications. Generates electrical impulse to stimulate motor response. Completes procedure and assures that all measures have been obtained; removes electrodes from patient and assists patient, as needed. Generates a preliminary measurement report for review by the attending physician.
Maintains equipment in proper functioning order and assures adequate supplies for performance of tests/monitoring. Notifies leadership of equipment or supply requirements.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age(s) of the patients served. Demonstrates knowledge when performing the duties and responsibilities outlined herein of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the age(s) of the patients served. (i.e. neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric). Effectively assess data reflective of patient status.
Interacts with patients, family, visitors, staff and physicians in a courteous, professional manner.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient, hospital, and physician information.
Demonstrates ability to work well with all members of health care team.
Under direction of the Asst Director of Neurodiagnostics, programs computer and maintains equipment a clean and functional condition.
Makes recommendations for improvements in scheduling and use of supplies and equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Graduate required. Ability to operate EP & EMG equipment. Good communication skills required. Requires physical and manual dexterity needed to lift and support patients and to calibrate equipment.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors of Science Degree preferred. Two to three years previous experience in clinical neurophysiology
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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