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EEG Tech

Company: CHI Health Immanuel
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

*Sign on Bonus up to $5000 for external candidates

*Registered preferred

 

This position is responsible for providing Neurological Diagnostics procedures in all patient care areas. Assess diagnostics needs of patients and works under medical supervision operating sophisticated medical equipment. Has passed board certification and retains Registered EEG Tech status.


Responsibilities

1. Performs standard and complex electroencephalographic recordings:

        a) applies suitable electrodes on predetermined measured positions and checks their performance

        b) calibrates and adjusts the EEG apparatus

        c) selects predetermined electrode combinations as well as special combinations made necessary by the case under study; takes standard recordings; recognizes artifacts and takes appropriate steps to eliminate them; describes normal and abnormal clinical manifestations observed during the tests; uses activating procedures such as hyperventilation, photic stimulation and sleep; obtains the patient's cooperation for the best performance of these procedures; monitors on the same apparatus other variables such as electromyogram, electrocardiograms, electro-oculograms, respiration, etc., when indicated.

        d) abstracts relevant information from the patient's clinical record and additional information by questioning. Performs difficult and/or unusual recording procedures. Identifies appropriate age specific interventions and incorporates into daily practice


2. Assists physician with electromyography. Places the patient on the examination table and explains procedure.
3. Keeps equipment in a clean operating condition. Troubleshoots and repairs minor malfunctions in the equipment. Initiates repair of malfunctioning equipment.
4. Practices strict ethical enforcement of protected medical and employee confidentiality. Uses confidential information only as needed to perform legitimate duties.
5. Transports patients, maintaining safety and comfort.
6. Authorized to make entries in the medical record, consistent with and limited to the scope of the job duties and any applicable licensure.
7. Performs EMU monitoring and review under the supervision of the Epileptologist. Will make annotations and clips for the Epileptologist as well as maintence of EEG integrity.
8. Reviews interoperative monitoring. Building montages and set up of interoperative and postop EEG monitoring. Assist Epileptologist with cortical stimulations with documentation and clipping of EEG data.


Qualifications

Licenses & Certifications:

-Registered Electroencephalographic (EEG) Tech through the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists.

-BLS certification through American Heart Association is required upon hire.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

-Knowledgeable and skilled in all EEG and EMG diagnostic testing.
-Job requires continuous use of reading skills and verbal communication skills.
-Frequent use of written communication skills.
--Job requires delegations, conflict resolution, individual and group interactions, time management, critical thinking and stress management.
-Incumbents must possess knowledge of how to provide care to a diverse population of patients and the ability to communicate and work with people from a variety of age-groups, social strata and ethnic backgrounds

 

Keywords: CHI Health Immanuel, Omaha , EEG Tech, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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