Neurophysiology Technologist

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917124

Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties.  But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

 

The Neurophysiology Lab at Vidant Medical Center provides 24-7 inpatient and outpatient services. The scope of services include: Clinical EEG, Evoked Potentials, BAER and VER testing, Long Term Video EEG monitoring and Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring. The staff performs approximately 90 IOM cases per month assisting 9 different surgeons.

The types of cases monitored include: ACDF; PCF; PSF (Thoracic and Lumbar); MVD; Skull-based surgeries; Aneurysm Coiling and Clipping; CEA; Peripheral Nerve Decompression; Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty.

All IOM cases performed at Vidant Medical Center include a Neurologist that monitors the case remotely with the technologist.  

The equipment used for IOM monitoring is Cadwell Elite; and XLTEK for clinical EEG.

Responsibilities 

  • Performs standard and long-term EEG recordings on patients of all ages.
  • Customizes the recording based on history, clinical indications and observations according to lab policy and procedure.
  • Provides appropriate patient care and detailed observations of clinical manifestations during seizures and other patient emergency situations.
  • Summarizes the patient's neurological status and clinical history from the medical record, patient, or others (i.e., family, physician, nurses, etc).
  • Establishes rapport with the patient and/or family members by explaining all testing procedures.
  • Understands fundamentals of EEG; terminology, functional neuroanatomy and physiology, medication effects on the EEG; clinical correlations and instrumentation.

Requirements

  • Associate degree in a Neurodiagnostics program or allied health program required.
  • Two (2) years of experience in EEG or PSG may substitute for the required education.
  • Board eligible required. 

Other Information

  • Full-time
  • Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm (Monday-Friday) other hours as needed

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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