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Certified Neurodiagnostic Tech - 1.0 FTE Days (08-HR)

Company: Stanford Health Care
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

If you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered.Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)A Brief OverviewUnder minimal supervision performs advanced Neurodiagnostic procedures to evaluate the functioning of the central, peripheral and autonomic nervous systems. Testing procedures may include: Multi-modality Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM), Long Term Monitoring in Epilepsy (LTME), EEG, Evoked Potential, Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Autonomic Function Tests (AFT) and Transcranial Doppler (TCD) recordings. Testing may be performed in the Neurodiagnostic Labs, operating rooms, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, patient bed side and other specialized patient care areas.This is a Stanford Health Care job.LocationsStanford Health CareWhat you will doEmployees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients' rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).Performs complex multi-modality Intraoperative Neuromonitoring studies including EEG, EMG, and all Evoked Potentials (SEP, BAER, VER) during neurosurgical, vascular, orthopedic, and otolaryngology surgeries.Performs cortical stimulation/ functional mapping studies to determine sensormotor and language cortex.Performs cranial nerve stimulation during neurosurgical and otolaryngology cases.Performs EEG recordings during Amytal (WADA) testing.Performs Electrocorticography (ECOG) intraoperatively.Performs Long Term Monitoring for Epilepsy (LTME) with scalp and intracranial (strip, grid, and depth) electrodes.Performs Motor Evoked Potentials (MEP) during complex surgical proceduresPerforms standard EEGs and all Evoked Potential modalities in the laboratory and patient care areasPerforms Ambulatory EEGs (AEEG)Programs and maintains computerized Event Detection recordings and computers in LTME for identification of suspected epileptic data.Performs Nerve Conduction Studies including Sensory and Motor conductions, F-Wave measurements, and H-Reflex studiesMay assist physicians in the performance of EMG testingPerforms Transcranial Doppler Studies (TCD) in the Neurodiagnostic Labs, at the patient bedside, in the operating room, and other specialized locations.Performs Autonomic Nervous System Tests to evaluate Parasympathetic, Sympathetic and Sudomotor functioning including Tilt Table evaluations.Performs Thermoregulatory Sweat Test (TST), including all aspects: powder preparation, chamber controls, test procedure, maintenance and emergency procedures,Demonstrates competency in multiple electrode application techniques.Education QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED High school diploma or GED equivalentOther Graduate of an Electroneurodiagnostic technology program accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation and/or equivalent formal training approved by the Medical DirectorExperience QualificationsEighteen (18) months of progressively responsible and directly related work experienceRequired Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to exercise independent judgmentAbility to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the jobAbility to work independently, under stressful conditionsKnowledge and practice of electrical safety relevant to Neurodiagnostic equipmentKnowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area - sufficient to do basic troubleshooting and to report to support servicesKnowledge (extensive) of neuroanatomy and neurophysiologyKnowledge of neuroanesthesia agents and their application to intra-operative monitoringSkill: good technical aptitudeMust be able to work On-Call shiftsLicenses and CertificationsABRET-CAP - Reg by ABRET-Autonomic TestingEEG - R - Electroencephalographic Technician Registration orEP - Evoked Potentials orRPSGT - Registered Polysomnographer Technologist orEMG - Electromyography CertificationEP Technologist, CNIM orThese principles apply to ALL employees:SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family ExperienceStanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective careShow Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better healthCoordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordinationEqual Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

Keywords: Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto , Certified Neurodiagnostic Tech - 1.0 FTE Days (08-HR), Other , Palo Alto, California

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