Job Description

END Technologist Per Diem
Job CategoryAllied Health
SchedulePer Diem
Shift3 - Night Shift

SUMMARY:
Performs EEG (electroencephalogram) testing. May perform evoked potential/nerve conduction procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Measures and applies electrodes accurately according to international 10-20 system.

Performs EEG procedures on all age groups without supervision.

Performs evoked potential/nerve conduction procedures with supervision as needed.

Performs tests with portable equipment in patient room when necessary.

Recognizes artifact and documents, eliminates, or takes proper measures to monitor the artifact.

Adapts procedures to particular clinical circumstances, i.e. appropriate control settings changes, use of extra electrodes, extra montages, and use of activation procedures.

Selects predetermined electrode combinations as well as special combinations made necessary by the case under study.

Calibrates and adjusts the EEG apparatus in accordance with standard procedures.

Abstracts relevant information from the patient, patient’s clinical record, or family member, including seizure types, last seizure, medications, and birth history for pediatric patients.

Explains procedures to patients; observes patient for any unusual reactions or events, listing all pertinent information on the record.

Prepares preliminary reports, placing them in the patient’s chart or addressed to the patient’s physician; completes final report for physician interpretation.

Notifies appropriate personnel of equipment malfunctions and repairs needed.

Helps patients get into and out of chairs, lifts patients, raises patients in bed, and turns the patient.

Checks equipment, supplies, and accessories on a regular basis; assists in inventory control and ordering supplies.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: High School diploma or graduate of an accredited electroencephalographic technology program or possess equivalent training. Associate’s Degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of related experience.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Eligible for or successful completion of part I written exam for EEG registration by the American Board of Registered Electroencephalographic Technologists (REEGT) preferred. Current Heartsaver CPR (HSCPR or HSFACPR).

 

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