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EEG Tech - Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

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Unit Description

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Part time .5 status. Benefit eligible. Flexibility for all shifts is ideal 700-1500, 1500-2300, 2300-700.  Mon-Sun
Care Site Description
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
 
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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, 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
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit experience preferred
Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SJD-Electroencephalography
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 4/12/2017 3:28:48 AM
FTE: .5
Job Number: 17002584
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