Certified EMG Technician - AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida
Location Address: Tampa, FL
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida
Rollover PDO with service year increases in accrual
Comprehensive benefits package; including tuition reimbursement and matching 403b plan
Patient facing positions receiving company paid initial sets of scrubs
Company Discount programs
Part Time Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Adheres to training regarding ethical responsibilities, confidentiality, and HIPAA compliance.
Conforms to all OSHA policies and procedures (including guidelines for universal precautions)
Maintains appropriate interpersonal skills with patients, allied health staff, physician staff, and other hospital/clinic staff.
Explains the NCS test procedure to the patient to obtain the patient’s cooperation necessary for a complete examination. Checks the patient’s electronic medical record for orders and special needs, with particular attention to patients with pacemakers, defibrillators, and neurotransmitters.
Assists the physician with the EMG/NCS as needed by preparing or manipulating the instrument and applying surface recording electrodes.
Performs common and uncommon NCSs in a highly skilled, patient-appropriate manner. Recognizes normal and abnormal results and recognizes and takes reasonable steps to eliminate physiological and non-physiological artifact.
Performs NCSs in the outpatient clinic.
Assures maintenance and working order of equipment, including but not limited to: checking calibrations and making minor maintenance adjustments and repairs deemed by the instrument manufacturer as appropriate and safe. Ensures that electric current leakage issues are resolved.
Files print or electronic medical records according to policies and procedures.
Performs other related duties as required.
Continues education through journals, publications, NCS workshops, NCS seminars, or AANEM
What You Will Need:
Completion of a CAAHEP-accredited neurodiagnostic program
CNCT or RNCST certification required
Current CPR Certification
Performs routine as well as more advanced EMG/NCS studies at the direction of the ordering physician in the outpatient setting. Testing may be performed on both common and uncommon nerves. Technologist responsible for maintaining equipment needed to conduct EMG/NCS, will maintain electronic database.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.