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Technician EEG

req # 131537 Location Akron, Ohio Facilities Akron General Medical Center Professional Area Allied Health Department 9554 Neuro-Vascular-Cleveland Clinic Akron General Jobcode AK0933 Schedule Full Time Shift 3:00pm-11:30pm

Job Details

Job Profile Summary Under the direct supervision of the Neurovascular Coordinator, the EEG Technician is responsible for performing routine testing procedures on patients.
  • Prepares for testing by properly checking calibration of apparatus and ensuring adequate supplies are on hand.
  • Reviews patient's clinical data to facilitate understanding of why they have been referred for testing.
  • Attempts to put patients at ease by ensuring their physical comfort and explaining the testing procedure.
  • Performs all routine EEGs modalities in the neuro-vascular lab and inpatient nursing units.
  • Perform all the basic procedures/processes associated with the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU).
  • Performs evoked potentials, visual and auditory.
  • Assists with training and support for other personnel as needed.
  • Cleans and maintains all EEG related equipment.
  • Schedules patients, answers telephone, and performs various clerical and other similar or less skilled duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code, display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned


Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Electroneurodiagnostic (END) program preferred.


Certifications:

  • None required


Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
  • Ability to do work requiring attention to detail to avoid inaccurate test results.
  • Ability to do work harmoniously and effectively with co-workers; the willingness and capability to treat patients with courtesy and tact; and the willingness to work in conjunction with physicians.
  • Ability to utilize technical physiological test equipment.


Work Experience:

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required
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