Neurology Technician

Nov 29, 2021

Department: Neurology

Reports to: Technician Manager

Rate of Pay: $22 - $27 DOE

Overall Responsibility:  Neurology Technicians must possess anesthesia knowledge and be outgoing and independent, making use of all available time. Neurology Techs must have the ability to perform and react in a wide variety of daily situations in high paced environment, as well as work with every department in the hospital when needed. They must possess excellent communication skills. Neurology Technicians provide a link between clients, client services, doctors, and assistants. They must be able to react in any situation in a professional and efficient manner.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Patient care
  • Facilitate the doctors daily schedule.
  • Prepare exam room for each visit, including tools needed for each exam
  • Assisting in and facilitating radiographs
  • Prepare and flip OR’s as needed
  • Retrieve patient charts from client services in order of appointment time or doctor request.
  • Greet clients, obtain patients current body weight, reason for visit and brief history. Obtain other vitals and labwork as needed.
  • Anesthesia: induction, maintenance, monitoring and recovery
  • Preform and assist with all aspects of animal restraint for exams and procedures
  • Preform all types of restraint, venipuncture, placing IV catheters, administer SQ fluids, medications per doctors orders
  • Complete estimates and feel comfortable discussing those with owners, continued conversations with clients regarding finances
  • Other duties as needed.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 1 year of animal experience required. Veterinary Technician certification preferred.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.