Neuro Diagnostic Technologist

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: 6270 Neuro-Diagnostics

Category: Technical

PRN, Days, 4 hours

Posted 11/12/2021

Requisition # 8421

What you need to know about this position:

  • The Neuro/Sleep Diagnostics Center is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). The Neurodiagnostics department is housed within the hospital. Outpatient testing is performed in a private and tranquil setting. The technologist has an adjoining office on a West facing Tower with a spectacular view of Columbus, which electro-neurodiagnostics testing is recorded and monitored from. Inpatient testing is performed in this area or in their room (portable EEG testing).
  • The department is also a part of the Sleep center which has 6 bedrooms, offers testing 7 nights a week. The center employs (3) Board Certified Sleep Physicians, (1) Board Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R.EEG.T), (1) Neurodiagnostics Technician, (4) Board Registered Sleep Technologists (RPSGT), (3) Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT), and (1) Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT).
  • The Neurodiagnostics department has state of the art equipment; using Cadwell. The Cadwell system interfaces with the electronic medical record, which is Epic.
  • This job provides all Neurodiagnostic testing (EEG and Evoked Potential testing). The position also requires cross-training in Polysomnography (sleep testing) for day time sleep testing. This position requires the individual to work inpatient settings, which include ICU, Neonatal Nursery, Cancer Center, Recovery, Emergency Room, and all Nursing Units. Outpatient settings which include EEG and the Sleep Diagnostics Center.
  • The Sleep center is located on the Columbus Regional Hospital campus with around the clock security, and convenient employee parking. The building is both beautiful and serene, offering seasonal gardens, water features and fountains, a fireplace and sofas in the lobby. The centers appearance is reminiscent of a high-end hotel.
  • The Neuro Diagnostic Technologist position has a base hourly rate of $23.00 that is commensurate with experience.
  • This is a PRN position, it is not benefit eligible but offers a premium for hours worked. The scheduled hours 7:00AM – 3:30PM depend on the needs of the department and our patients.

What is required for this position:

  • One year certificate from college or technical school
  • Six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Enrollment in, or graduation​​​​​​​ from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostics Program is desired.
  • Board Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R.EEG.T) or is board eligible to sit for the exam within one year of hire.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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