Fairview Health Services has an immediate opportunity for an EMG Technician at the Neurological Associates' Maplewood clinic location. The EMG technician performs basic nerve conduction studies under the supervision of a physician. Generates electrical recordings of muscle activity to aid in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disease, which affects muscle and peripheral nerves. Position will work at different sites and on a programmatic level to meet EMG needs.
This is a 1.0 FTE (80 hours per 2 week pay period), benefits-eligible position.
EMG Technologist Responsibilities/Job Description
Performs basic nerve conduction studies on assigned patients under direct supervision of a physician using an electromyograph;
Follows established procedures in determining effects of temperature in clinical neurophysiology;
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level of population served (as applicable);
Cleans, replenishes, maintains, and assures availability instruments and supplies as needed;
Ability to perform patient care activities as delegated by the Physician or Supervisor while adhering to standards of clinical practice and patient care appropriate to the age and state of the patient;
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards;
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements;
Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.
EMG Technologist Qualifications
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1-3 years of experience
Certifications: Basic Life Support certification, EMG certification from American Association of Electromyographic Technicians within one year
Certifications:Current EMG certification from American Association of Electromyographic Technicians
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit health system driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives. Founded in 1906, Fairview provides exceptional care to patients and communities as one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in Minnesota. Through a close relationship with the University of Minnesota, Fairview offers access to breakthrough medical research and specialty expertise as part of a continuum of care that reaches all ages and health needs.