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EEG Tech (PHHOS)

  • Job ID: 914110565
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Neurology Section
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $20.35 to $30.53 / hour

Description

Perform under direct supervision and according to established guidelines and procedures, routine and complex procedures to obtain data for use in the clinical diagnosis of disorders of the nervous system in at least one of the following modalities of Neurodiagnostics: Electroencephalogarphy (EEG), Evoked Potentials (EP), Epilepsy Monitoring and Polysomnograhy (PSG), or Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS). Perform duties in various diagnostic and research areas as assigned.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Schedule patients for neurodiagnostic procedures and obtain required medical information; explain procedures, alleviate fears, and elicit cooperation. Prepare patient for tests to include measuring and marking cranial area and fastening electrodes to specified positions on scalp and body.
  • Document pertinent medical history from he patient or family members.
  • Operate computer equipment to record nervous system responses that provide quantitative and objective measures of the neuronal/sensory function.
  • Perform procedures with appropriate documentation.
  • Identify EEG waveforms/patterns during testing and communicate to medical personnel.
  • Recognize changes in the clinical condition of the patient and correlate those changes with the EEG. Discriminate the changes requiring intervention such as seizures or cardiac arrhythmia.
  • Clean, adjust and perform routine maintenance and repair on neurodiagnostic equipment to ensure proper functioning. Troubleshoot routine equipment problems.
  • Collaborate with supervisor and medical personnel to resolve problems and to advise concerning laboratory procedures, techniques and equipment.
  • React in medical emergencies to ensure patient safety; know unit and hospital procedures for working with high acuity patients.

 

Qualifications

  • Two years of college or equivalent experience in healthcare or patient care field required.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

Clearances must be dated within 90 days
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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