Jan 21, 2022

Neurodiagnostic Assistant- Days/Evenings/Nights

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Neurodiagnostic Assistant- Days/Evenings/Nights - (210003MQ)

Description

.Continuously monitors patients undergoing cEEG recording for safety, either in room or via remote video monitoring

Four ( 4) Full-time positions Open

Qualifications

Minimum Education- High School Diploma or GED

and successful completion of LTM 100 Introduction to LTM for EMU Personnel within first 30 days of employment- Required

Minimum Experience-

0 ( zero) - No previous experience; will be trained in-house with 20 clinical observation hours and successful completion of didactic course (LTM 100) and competency assessments including but not limited to recognition of clinical seizures and other clinical paroxysmal events, ictal testing procedures, measures to reduce risk of fall and seizure first aid. AND

1 year - Previous working in a hospital or other health care setting required

Required Licenses/Required Certifications - n/a

Required Skills/Knowledge

Possesses knowledge of monitoring system and camera controls.

Basic computer literacy

Functional Accountabilities

Monitors patients undergoing EEG

Completes no less than 20 hours of observation in an EMU or Neurodiagnostic Lab under the direction of a credentialed

Neurodiagnostic Technologist (R. EEG T., or CLTM).

Completes hospital training to alert supervisor and/or activate hospital systems such as rapid response, cardiac arrest, etc.

per established protocols when encountering patient clinical issues.

Alerts nursing and/or technologist staff when clinical seizures or other paroxysmal events occur.

May communicate with patients and bedside staff to obtain information about events.

May document observations. The Neurodiagnostic Assistant (NDA) is not qualified to analyze EEG data.

May assist Neurodiagnostic technologists as needed (restocking supplies, electrode removal and disinfection etc.).

Should attend relevant educational offerings and be required to demonstrate ongoing competence.

Transfers EEG data from outside hospitals to CNH servers for storage and professional interpretation.

Provides administrative assistance

Answers department telephones as needed.

Performs data entry in EEG databases during the shift and with accuracy and minimal errors (attention to detail).

Maintains accuracy of patient data.

Assists with EEG daily charge reconciliation

Receives and organizes email and fax documents related to telemedicine EEGs.

Organizational Accountabilities-Staff

Organizational Commitment/Identification

Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization

Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural/ ethnic differences

Demonstrate personal and professional integrity

Maintain confidentiality at all times

Customer Service

Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

Teamwork/Communication

Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior

Partner with all team members to achieve goals

Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

Contribute to a positive work environment

Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes

Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

Use resources efficiently

Search for less costly ways of doing things

Safety

Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance

Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation

Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation

Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication

Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers

Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-WASHINGTON

Work Locations

: Sheikh Zayed Campus 111 Michigan Avenue Washington 20010

Job

: Allied Health

Organization

: Ctr Neuroscience & Behav MedRegular / Temporary: R (Regular)Position Status: FT - Full-TimeShift: DayWork Schedule: M-F 40

Job Posting

: Dec 1, 2021, 10:00:00 PM