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EEG Technologist - PRN

req # 117499 Location Euclid, Ohio Additional Locations Garfield Heights, Ohio; Mayfield Heights, Ohio; Warrensville Heights, Ohio Facilities Euclid Hospital
Marymount Hospital
Hillcrest Hospital
South Pointe Hospital
Professional Area Allied Health Department 1398 Neurology-Neurological Institute Jobcode C21002 Schedule Part Time Shift 7:00am-3:30am/4:00pm-6:00am

Job Details

Performs routine and complex EEG examinations in the laboratory, at the patients bedside, Intensive Care Units and operating room.

Responsibilities:

  • Selects predetermined electrode combinations and observes patient with video recording equipment; ensures EEG and tape are lined up exactly.
  • Checks focus, lighting and microphone.
  • Abstracts relevant information from the patients clinical record and obtains additional information.
  • Performs electroencephalographic examinations on patients.
  • Schedules and organizes special procedure tests, angiography, X-ray studies, etc.
  • Serves as an instructor for new personnel and prepares new personnel for successful completion of registry exams.
  • Provides training in the interpretation of EEG recordings, applications and the academics of EEG technology.
  • Maintains equipment in clean operating condition and performs proper maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Associate's Degree in Electroneurodiagnostics or related patient care field.

Certifications:

  • Must be a registered EEG Technician (R.EEG.T).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience as an EEG Technician.

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity in order to place electrodes precisely and to operate recording equipment.
  • Ability to push and maneuver EEG machine weighing 320 pounds and Evoked Potential machine weighing 420 pounds.
  • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.
  • Requires some exposure to communicable disease or body fluids.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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