Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/11/2022

EMG Tech - willing to train - day shifts

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

I. Position Function:

With a minimum of routine supervision, performs a variety of routine and complex nerve conduction studies.

II. Job Relationships:

Collaborates with Manager, Director, and Medical Director of Laboratory.

Collects information and presents it to the responsible physician with a preliminary interpretation and supportive documentation.

Responsible for in-service training of other technicians and fellows.

Participates in lab conferences and technical meetings.

III. Authority:

Responsible for in-service training of other technicians and fellows.

Instructs other technicians and/or fellows in techniques of nerve conduction, the use of the testing equipment and lab protocols.

IV. A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,

and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."

Nerve Conditions Studies:

- Abstracts relevant information for the patient's clinical record and obtains additional

information by questioning. Discusses overview of procedure planning with physician and

implements desired plan including placement of electrodes, nerve stimulation, monitoring the

quality of outputted waveforms with adjustment for artifacts or other technical problems.

- Records all relevant measurements.

- Compares data to lab normals for presentation to the physician. Reviews data with physician

and discuss need for further nerve conduction studies.

- Assists physician during needle examination by supplying all necessary equipment and

recording results either on paper or in the computer.

- Instructs other technicians and/or fellows in techniques of nerve conduction, the use of the

testing equipment and lab protocols.

- Assists medical staff during special procedures.

- Participates in lab conferences and technical meetings.

General Activities:

- Keeps all equipment in a clean operating condition, detects instrument malfunctions and

makes minor maintenance adjustments. Arranges for instrument(s evaluation by appropriate

biomedical technician or outside vendor specialist when required.

- Maintains patient test areas, changes bedding, monitors appropriate supplies.

- Enters patient data into the computer or on the appropriate test form(s).

- Stores recording and obtains prior studies for comparison.

- Assists patients with clothing and other needs including reassurance.

- Assists in the training of new staff.

B. Responsibilities/Non-Essential Functions:

As needed, assists in the booking and confirmation of appointments.

Assist with inpatient care needs or bringing such needs to the attention of qualified personnel especially during times after recording tests until patient is returned to room.

V. Reporting Requirements:

Reports to Manager and/or Director of the Neurophysiology Laboratory.

Reports all incidents to Manager and/or Director which include personnel or patient issues.

VI. Accountability:

Accountable for maintaining confidentiality and security of all hospital-related, medical staff-related, and patient-related data and information.

Will be accountable for observing all policies and procedures of the department.

Will be accountable for any personnel or patient issues to be discussed with Manager and/or Director of Neurophysiology Laboratory.

VII. Qualifications:

Minimum Education:

High School

Minimum Experience:

1 year doing supervised nerve conduction studies.

Minimum skills/abilities:

Able to perform a variety of routine and complex nerve conduction studies.

Certification/Licensure:

EMG technician board eligible; certification preferred.

Training:

EMG Program from an Institution or School.


Additional Information

Important COVID message

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Please note, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

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