END Instructor- Neurophysiology Lab


Children's Hospital of Richmond / Neurology / Full time

**$10,000 Sign-On Bonus for offers accepted by March 31, 2023. Terms and Conditions apply**

This position requires flexibility to all shifts to include: 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am and weekends.

Under the direction of the Chief END Tech, the END Instructor will be responsible for the delivery of instruction and facilitation of student learning, and the on-going development of curriculum and learning strategies which meet the needs of VCU END students. The VCU Health System is a teaching institution and through the growth of the VCU Neurophysiology Department, the END Instructor will cultivate a Neurodiagnostic learning environment.

Essential Job functions:

- Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in the topics of Neurophysiology (EEG, EMG).
- Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the Neurophysiology Department's policy on level of required documentation.
- Work with the Neurophysiology Department to develop, update, monitor, and evaluate curriculum to ensure program relevance and the meeting of employer needs.
- Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.
- Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
- Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
- Participate in professional development activities that provide for continually updated knowledge and skills for the role of the contemporary instructor as directed by one's Individual Professional Development Plan.
- Performs and records one or more of the following physician support and documents care appropriately, EEG, AEEG, EMU, Wada, IOM, NCV.
o Performs preliminary scanning of recordings and notifies physician of abnormal results.
o Performs other specialized studies and adapts recording techniques as needed to document physiologic or other potentials.
o Evaluates procedures during recording to determine if higher level of interpretation is needed.
o Documents all care activity appropriately.
- Attends available teaching / learning activities such as reading sessions unless excused by the Chief Technologist.
- Shares call schedule with other technologist staff.
- Provides assistance to team members.
- Performs other duties as assigned and/or participates in special projects in order to support the mission of VCUHS and the Department.
- Maintains a commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of VCU Health System.

Patient Population:

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide equitable care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit.
Demonstrates knowledge and related competencies of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age, specific needs and to provide the equitable care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.

Populations Served:

Neonates (0-4 weeks), Pediatrics (1-12 years), Adolescents (13-17 years), Adults (18-64 years); Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Employment Qualifications:

Required Education:
A combination of education and experience satisfactory to meet and maintain the licensure/certification requirements of the job.

Preferred Education:
Graduate of an Electroneurodiagnostic Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

Licensure/Certification Required: One of the following: R.EEG.T, R.NCS.T, CNIM, CLTM.

Licensure/Certification Preferred: N/A

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
Five or more years of work experience in an Electroneurodiagnostic lab setting.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
- Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality education programs, including development of relevant curriculum.
- Ability to teach effectively utilizing a variety of instructional methodologies including lecture, lab work, hands-on-instruction, on-line and ITV and other instructional methods.
- Ability to problem solve and work with individuals and the instructional team to resolve issues, concerns and conflicts.
- Ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.

Cultural Responsiveness:
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias.

Working Conditions:
- Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
- General office environment
- May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.*
* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements:

Physical Demands: Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.), Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.), Stoop, Kneel, Squat, Balance & Bend

Work Position: Standing, Walking, Sitting

Additional Physical Requirements/ Hazards:

Physical Requirements:
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination), Perform shift work, Maneuver weight of patients, Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder
Reach above shoulder, Repetitive arm/hand movements, Finger dexterity, Color vision, Acuity - far, Acuity - near

Hazards: Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents; Exposure to dust/fumes, Exposure to potential electric shock

Mental/Sensory - Emotional:

Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical Thinking

Emotional: Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Able to adapt to frequent change

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Practicing here

Want to work in a place where unbridled energy fills the halls, and where you experience unparalleled dedication to helping kids every day? Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is ranked among the nation’s best with an incredible team that’s dedicated to nurturing the champion in every child. It’s the perfect place to build a career where the sky is the limit.

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Quality of life

Richmond offers an exceptional environment outside of work as well. The Richmond area has been named among the 50 best places to live in the US with a combination of outdoor fun, history, a booming restaurant scene and an affordable cost of living. It’s the perfect combination of artsy, jazzy, outdoorsy and family-oriented.


At Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, we don’t just take care of patients. We treat our team like family. Our unbeatable benefits go beyond excellent health and retirement plans, supporting you in everything from tuition assistance to boosting your career to child and adult care options to make your personal life more manageable.

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