Yale New Haven Health System

EEG TECHNOLOGIST

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
62152
Department
EEG
Category
TECHNOLOGISTS & TECHNICIANS
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Work Hours
8-4:30
Work Shift
NONE
Requisition ID
2017-15721

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs standard and complex EEG Recordings under minimal direction and/or serves as senior technologist with a responsibility for work assignment and in-service training instruction of junior personnel. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Must have knowledge of the International 10-20 System of Electrode Placement.
  • Performs diagnostic testing on all population of patients. Serves as resource person assisting to resolve any EEG concerns.
  • Must provide an artifact free electroencephalography.
  • Must recognize between a normal/ abnormal electroencephalography
  • Has knowledge trained with Natus equipment.
  • Can troubleshoot minor problems with equipment.    
  • Must be flexible with schedule.  

 

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Performs all diagnostic Electroencephalographic procedures within assigned areas.
    • 1.1 Performs Electroencephalograms in a prompt and professional manner as observed by upervisor, staff and patient feedback.
  • 2. Reviews all necessary documentation to perform diagnostic procedures.
    • 2.1 Reviews all Electroencephalogram consults for information or special instructions as observed by Neurologist, medical staff and supervisor.
  • 3. Performs preventative visual and manual inspections for each Electroencephalographic room/equipment assigned, ensuring appropriate maintenance and cleanliness.
    • 3.1 Performs daily room/equipment inspection. Report all necessary problems to appropriate individual as indicated by random review of equipment log.
  • 4. Provides training to ancillary personnel as required.
    • 4.1 Willingly and conscientiously provides instruction to ancillary personnel as assigned and observed by supervisor and feedback from staff.
  • 5. Assumes in charge position in the absence of supervisor personnel as required.
    • 5.1 Performs a variety of non-technical and technical procedures, exercising appropriate judgement as noted by feedback from staff and physicians.
  • 6. Types all applicable information into the computer system.
    • 6.1 Types all demographic patient information from the consult into department computer according to computer program and department protocol, with no more than five errors per year as observed by the supervisor.
  • 7. Contributes to an effective quality management and quality control program for assigned area that is consistent with overall departmental/hospital quality management plan.
    • 7.1 Monitors Q.A. activities in accordance to section plan as observed by supervisor.
  • 8. 8. Completes non-therapeutic functions under the direction of MD, PA, APRN or RN.
    • 8.1 7 .1 Immediately deliver the medication(s) from the pneumatic tube system to the appropriate Registered Nurse, Physician, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Physician Assistant or other appropriate licensed practitioner. 7 .2 As directed by a Registered Nurse, Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or other appropriate licensed practitioner, remove IV solutions from the patient care area's clean utility room and immediately deliver to the appropriate licensed practitioner. 7 .3 As directed by a Registered Nurse, Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or other appropriate licensed practitioner, stock IV solutions in the patient care area's clean utility room. 7 .4

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High School Diploma or equivalent.  Associate’s Degree preferred. Certification by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) or enrolled as a student.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Must have trained on the job 2-3 years of experience performing routine, complex, electroencephalography. Experience includes critical care/neonatal, pediatric patients, adolescents, geriatric population, and dementia patients.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. They may frequently be required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. They may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

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