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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Elctronurodignstic Technologist I-BV.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing and conducting of routine, ambulatory, and video EEGs for both adult and pediatric patients. Maintenance of electrode integrity in tests performed under both outpatient and inpatient settings. Archiving of all EEG studies in a timely manner.
Follows American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) International 1020 System guidelines for head measurement and electrode application.
Selects electrode application method appropriate to the patients clinical condition and monitoring paradigm.
Conduct routine, ambulatory, and video EEGs on both adult and pediatric patients including neonates.
Perform complex EEGs (e.g. such as in neonates under cool cap protocol or in brain dead patients etc.)
Perform provocation techniques such as hyperventilation and photic stimulation.
Calibration of EEG and all ancillary recording instruments according to ACNS guidelines and proper electrode impedance measurements, optimize equipment amplifier parameters as per facility policy and procedures.
Equipment safety evaluation according to facility policy and procedures.
Ensure that Audio/video/patient event buttons equipment are functioning properly.
Maintains individual logs on equipment malfunctions, per facility policy and procedure.
Confirms adequate storage space on recording instruments, servers, or other data storage devices to record a minimum of 24 hours of continuous data.
Confirms computer connectivity and remote network capability.
Proper disposal of disposable electrodes and procedure products.
Proper cleaning/disinfecting/sterilizing of reusable application products and follow facility policy and procedures for infection control including sterile techniques relevant to the patient and equipment.
Restocking cEEG supplies per facility policy and procedures.
Relocation of equipment to assigned storage area.
Monitors inventory of EEG supplies and alert Lead tech/supervisor when amounts are low.
Detects and troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and alerts Lead tech/Biomed when unable to rectify problems.
Triage and prioritize patients who require EEG monitoring in discussion with electroencephalographers.
Performs all other assigned duties such as cross coverage as and when necessary.
Transfers data between local and network drives from acquisition to review station for data review and permanent storage.
Archive all EEG studies in a timely manner and double check integrity before deleting data from hard drive/server.
Should be skilled in EEG patterns recognition- epileptiform discharges, convulsive, or nonconvulsive status epilepticus, burst suppression, biological and non-biological artifacts, and can provide a technical description to the electroencephalographer, physicians, and nursing staff caring for the patient.
Possesses knowledge and skills in EEG data reformatting and reduction technique and use of Persyst software.
Understands computer operations and networking, when applicable, sufficient to do basic troubleshooting/report to information technology support services.
Participate in quality assurance/improvement activities and reviews and clinical service line meetings.
Achieving LTM certification and meeting recertification requirements.
Is able to work quickly and proficiently under stressful conditions and triage and prioritize after discussions with the neurology/epilepsy team.
Is certified in CPR and follows facility policy and procedures for respiratory or cardiopulmonary crisis.
Follows facility policy and procedures for management safety procedures, patient isolation, and sedation.
Periodic update to attending physicians and nursing staff per facility policy and procedures
Alerts electroencephalogrpher or floor/consult/ICU team to the occurrence of nonconvulsive and/or convulsive seizure activity recorded during the monitoring period reviewed per facility policy and procedures
Alert all electroenecephalographers if any new studies are performed or patients are disconnected according to facility policy and procedures
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or the equivalent and Certificate of Completion from a licensed EEG School plus one year experience in CCTV-EEG Monitoring. Successful completion of national board examinations (ABRET) in electroencephalography (R. EEG T.) and certification in long term monitoring (CLTM). Achieve LTM certification and meeting recertification requirements. Good communication skills
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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