Providence Health & Services Neurodiagnostic Technician Student in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling Neurodiagnostic Technician Student to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK.

We are seeking individuals who have an interest in a career as a Neurodiagnostic Technician. The Neurodiagnostic Technician Student will work alongside Neurodiagnostic Technicians full time, receiving on the job training, while working toward their EEG certification.

The Neurodiagnostic Technician Student works in the neurodiagnostic department with a primary responsibility to gain competence in diagnostic electroencephalography (EEG) with secondary competencies including polysomnograph (PSG) and/or evoked potential (EP) in inpatient and outpatient areas.

In this position you will:

  • Set up patients and perform neurodiagnostic testing (EEG—primary; and PSG, and/or EP), produce artifact free records, and document in EPIC.

  • Learn and gain competence in the calibration, cleaning and troubleshooting all of the neurodiagnostic equipment.

  • Gain certification and maintain continuing education units to meet certification requirements.

  • Analyze, distribute and follow-up on patient data.

  • Educate patients/families about test to be performed and technician role in testing.

  • Perform neurodiagnostic testing ((EEG—primary; and PSG, and/or EP) according to national standards.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • CPR/Basic Life Support must be current

  • Work with neurodiagnostic technicians through on the job training, didactic education, and complete a Certificate or Associate level degree in EEG or END technology within two (2) years of hire

  • Must be interested in the field of study with completion of approved EEG program and certification within two (2) years of hire

  • Registered with the BRPT, ABRET, or National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) or another related registration to be vetted through neuroscience director within two years of employment

  • Will learn human anatomy, neurophysiology, medical terminology and basic CPR if not already a foundational skill

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Web based Polysomnographic/Sleep education program with certification highly considered

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Diagnostic Imaging

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 132147