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EEG Technologist

  • Job ID: 542928298
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Western Maryland
  • Department: Neuorolgy
  • Location: 12500 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.41 to $27.84 / hour

Description

UPMC Western Maryland is seeking a regular part-time EEG Technologist to joiin their team of life-changers! The EEG Technologist performs diagnostic testing on in and out patient in the ICU, OR and diagnostic Lab according to established procedures.
Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary grade based on their individual experience and education.


Responsibilities:

  • Check proper operation of Recording system, reading station and supplies.
  • Operate and Identify standard montages as well as non-standard montages as needed.
  • Report significant changes to Medical Director/Reading physician and exercise judgment during testing for the need of physician intervention.
  • Recognize artifacts and differentiates them from Evoked Potential patterns and eliminate.
  • Practice Universal Precaution techniques.
  • Record patient pre and post testing education and history.
  • Apply electrodes on predetermined measured positions on the head and checks performance.
  • Perform all necessary measurement and electrode application and disconnection technique for 24 hours ambulatory recording.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Perform in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Scan and review finding on ambulatory recorder and prepares for physician interpretation.
  • Obtain recording, ad utilizes judgment to determine whether patient meets normal standards.
  • Perform portable studies in ICU and OR upon request.
  • Exhibit understanding of various diseases and effects on patient and medication used
  • Coordinate daily schedule to complete assignments.
  • Able to perform studies and 24 hour recording. Operate and troubleshoot system, scan 24-hour recorders and adapt to frequent changes in work assignments. Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Trouble shoot prior to and during testing.
  • Document tech impression and normal and abnormal findings on work sheets for Physician
  • Know brain anatomy, function and disease.
  • Transcribe EEG testing and maintain records.

 

Qualifications

  • Require completion of an EEG program or two years of college emphasis in Science with 2 years of EEG experience.
  • Require Registered or registered eligible and eligibility for certification in respective Neurophysiological society.
  • Require 1 year experience in EEG or Sleep lab using a digital system and 1 year of experience with 24-hour monitors and scanning experience.
  • Prefer to work independently with good organizational skills, typing, PC skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word.

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

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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