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EEG Tech - Electroencephalography

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Unit Description


Care Site Description

St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

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  • Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
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Description

This position works under moderate supervision to perform routine awake and sleep EEGs.
  • Reads physician's electroencephalograph test requisition to determine which of a number of standards tests are to be performed; explains to patient the need for the examination and procedure involved in an effort to reduce or overcome possible anxiety or reluctance to cooperate.
  • Determines locations to place electrodes on patient's head; marks locations on patient's head. Attaches electrodes to marked locations on patient's head; ensures that electrode leads are connected correctly; calibrates all electroencephalograph recording channels in accordance with standard procedure.
  • Operates electroencephalograph equipment in accordance with training, experience, and standard procedure to produce tracings for analysis by a physician.
  • Observes patient for undesired activity such as blinking of the eves or leg movement which may produce artifacts on the tracing and notates such activity on the tracing.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       


Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent, required
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, or obtain certification within one month of employment, required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • Completion of specialized vocational training in electroencephalography or related medical training, preferred
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred
Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG-EEG/Sleep Lab
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Variable Shift
Job Posting: 2/10/2017 10:57:08 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17000671
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