Geisinger Health System -Neurophysiology Assistant in Danville, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Neurophysiology Assistant

LOCATION: Geisinger Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Neuroscience

WORK SCHEDULE: Rotation

WORK TYPE: Part Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for observation of the patient in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and preserving the integrity of the recording.

Gives shift report to the Neurophysiology technologist.

Works under the direction of the Neurophysiology Manager.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates a strong oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrates an understanding of essential principals of Long Term Monitoring/Epilepsy Management.

Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

A high school diploma or equivalent required. Hospital experience preferred.

Computer experience necessary.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is performed in an inpatient setting.

Work requires extended periods of little movement and constant patient focus.

Work requires engagement with patient(s).

Work requires sitting for long periods of time.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.