Lecom Institute of Behavioral Health Neuropsych Technologist
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Millcreek Community Hospital, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is currently a Full Time Neuropsych Technician to join our LIBH team.
SUMMARY: This position will offer the opportunity to provide patient care with a breakthrough treatment modality for the treatment of depression and obsessive compulsive disorder as well as conduct neurodiagnostic testing in the form of EEGs. The technologist will administer in office therapeutic treatments under the direction of a psychiatrist and conduct in office EEGs under the direction of a neurologist. This individual’s primary responsibility will be to administer and manage the specific clinical services, interact regularly with patients and additional office administrative tasks when time provides.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Conduct electroencephalography (EEG) test
a. Indicate artifacts or interferences derived from sources outside of the brain, such as poor electrode contact or patient movement, on electroneurodiagnostic recordings.
b. Explain testing procedures to patients, answering questions or reassuring patients as needed.
c. Monitor and instruct patients during tests.
d. Attach electrodes to patients using adhesives by measuring and marking locations where electrodes are to be placed.
e. Calibrate, troubleshoot, or repair equipment and correct malfunctions as needed.
f. Summarize technical data to assist physicians to diagnose nervous system disorders.
2. Perform transcranial magnetic stimulation.
a. Perform screenings per provider guidelines.
b. Maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient care.
c. Manage referrals and reporting.
d. Follow established treatment and office procedures
3. Contribute to a positive work environment.
4. Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public.
5. Maintain patient confidentiality.
6. Maintain a high degree of accuracy regarding all details.
7. Provide coverage for other roles and locations when needed.
8. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or general education degree (GED); related experience and/or training
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Proficiency in electronic health record utilization and application. Ability to speak effectively and explain procedures to patients.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Reasoning Skills: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Other Skills & Abilities: Must be familiar with the operation of equipment and be able to recognize abnormal versus malfunctioning equipment. Experience addressing patient’s medical conditions or symptoms.