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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a PD-Research Electro Technologist.
In this role, the successful candidate oversees staff and conducts complex EEG and telemonitoring exams on patients. Conducts complex EEG examinations on patients utilizing appropriate recording machines. Assists in the training of personnel. Will be accountable to the Director with technical and staff problems.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Provides training and technical guidance to new and current personnel. Orients existing employees to new procedures and/or changes in existing procedures. Assists in providing technical CCTV-EEG Monitoring training to technologists visiting from other institutions. Teaches new employees established procedures. Remains available during all duty hours to provide technical advice or assistance to personnel. Delegates work to staff according to priority.
Demonstrates a commitment to technical development. Attends EEG conferences, classes, and in-services. Utilizes available resources to enhance skills and level of knowledge. Familiarizes himself/herself with files, microfilms, and recordings. Makes recommendations which would enhance patient care.
Maintains equipment in proper functioning order. Cleans and prepares equipment for patient application. Sterilizes equipment after each isolation patient in accordance with nursing and departmental policy. Performs predetermined, preventive maintenance to ensure equipment is operating efficiently. Detects instrument malfunctions and makes minor maintenance adjustments or reports need for major repairs. Familiarizes him/herself with patient safety standards during a seizure.
Documents the EEG according to departmental procedures. Abstracts relevant information from the patients clinical record and obtains additional information by questioning. Selects segment of EEG for documentation. Compiles data for research purposes as instructed by Medical Director. Prioritizes all documentation and work flow.
Administers test by conducting EEG examinations to record and label various leads reflecting the electrical current emanating from the brain. Applies suitable electrodes on predetermined measured positions on patients head and checks their performance. Selects predetermined electrode combination as well as special combination made necessary by the case under study. Obtains standard recordings, recognizes artifacts, and takes appropriate steps to eliminate them. Describes all abnormal clinical manifestations observed during the testing. Interprets EEG data. Uses activating procedures such as hyperventilation, photic stimulation, and sleep. Obtains the patients cooperation for the best performance of these procedures by answering inquiries, explaining the procedure, and reassuring the patient.
Prepares patient for testing. Oversees and gathers equipment and supplies according to established departmental procedures. Calibrates equipment prior to procedure, ensuring its proper functioning for procedure. Interacts with patients by identifying self to patient and verifying the identity of the patient by checking the patient ID bracelet. Explains the procedure and equipment to the patient and staff. Provides for patient privacy at all times. Preps patient using proper departmental criteria and technique to insure the best quality recording.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent and Certificate of Completion from a licensed EEG School plus one year experience in CCTV-EEG Monitoring. Good communication skills
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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