Position Summary****PER DIEM OPENING(S)**** Position Summary:
Obtains high quality diagnostic recordings of brain waves and other physiological parameters to identify and evaluate abnormalities and to assist with quality assurance of the unit.Job Requirement Education/Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school and one (1) year of experience as an EEG technician.Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification and must possess.Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements Knowledge of:
- Must document recent in-depth knowledge of specialized procedures such as evoked potentials, polysommogram and neuro-surgical intraoperative cases.
- Recent documented experience with set up and operation of neurodiagnostic equipment
- Recent documented experience in obtaining medical/neurological history.
- Recent documented experience in an acute care setting.
Neurological anatomy and physiology; principles of electro physics; brain abnormalities and diseases; mechanics of the brain and other neurological functions and actions; never conduction velocities; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age specific patient care practices.Skill in:
Operating neurological testing equipment; maneuvering patients and equipment; preparing tracing for physician's interpretation; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting, including stamina to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine varied patients; vision to use standard equipment and read printed materials including a VDT screen; and hearing and speech to communicate effectively inn person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous