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Reg EEG Technologist I

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Location: Traverse City
Status (FT/PT): Full-Time
Shift: Day shift
Req ID: 55570

Description

Job Summary

Performs regular EEG, continuous EEG, ambulatory EEG and intraoperative EEG monitoring per established department procedures.

CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION

Min/Preferred

Certification, Licensure, Registration

Comments

Minimum

Registered EEG Technologist (R. EEG T.)

Must be through the American Board of Registration of Electroencephelographic and Evoked Potential Technologists, Inc. (ABRET)

Minimum

Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification (BCLS)

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

·    Demonstrated competency with intra-operative EEG monitoring.

 

Key Competencies and Skills

·    Demonstrated proficiency with basic computer skills.

 

Essential Duties

·    Following demonstrated competency, and under the indirect supervision of the Medical Director, performs the following Neurodiagnostic testing per department policy/procedure:

a.   EEG Recording

b.    Continuous EEG Recording

c.   Ambulatory EEG Recording

·    Following directly supervised orientation with demonstrated competency assessment, performs the following Neurodiagnostic monitoring per department policy/procedure and under direct supervision of the surgeon:

a.   Intraoperative EEG Monitoring

·    Assures the patient record has complete EEG study documentation. Routes data appropriately to assure timely physician interpretation.

·    Cleans electrodes, equipment, and lab per department policy/procedure. Restocks supplies to maintain an orderly work environment.

·    Assists Clinical Engineering with accessing equipment for regular preventive maintenance. Reports any equipment problems to Clinical Engineering for follow up and repair.

·    Acknowledges that safety is a self-directed responsibility. Knows the physical requirements of the job and works within those guidelines. Follows Standard (Universal) Precautions. Performs all job duties safely at all times.

·    Utilizes effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. Embraces the concept of Relationship Based Care (RBC) in care of self and maintaining positive relationships with patients, visitors, and coworkers. Contributes to a supportive and healthy environment.

·    Maintains patient confidentiality within legal and regulatory parameters at all times.

·    Evaluates own practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulation. Understands the need and application of the International 10-20 System. Continues to learn and apply basic and intermediate EEG waveform recognition, relevant medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, infection control, contraindications for activation procedures, instrumentation and preparation for use, patient assessment as related to care such as electrode fixation product allergies, movement restrictions and cognitive function. Drug and physiological status effects on activity monitored must be known and recognized.

·    Participates in ongoing educational activities related to diagnostic and clinical knowledge and professional issues.

·    Complies with mandatory continuing education requirements to maintain credentialing and meet job requirements.

·    Participates in the education of students and other health care professionals.

 

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

 

 

Reports To

Accountable to the Manager. Reports directly to the Neurodiagnostics/EEG Clinical Coordinator.

 

Works collaboratively and effectively with the Neurodiagnostic/EEG staff, Medical Director, Neurologists and all members of the Patient Care Team.

 

Organizational Expectations

• Models Munson Healthcare’s Purpose – We Improve Lives

• Embraces and supports the Munson Healthcare Alignment Framework including our Purpose, Mission, Vision, Values, True North Goals, Strategic Vision and Goals, and Operating System.

• Promotes personal and patient safety.

• Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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