EEG Tech FR

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 173426-1A
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2022
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.

 

About the Job

 

JOB SUMMARY:         

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by providing diagnostic Electroencephalogram EEG studies to assist in the diagnosis of seizure disorders. This clinical staff position will have an impact on improving patient and physician satisfaction by providing the best possible experience for our patient as well as performing and preparing accurate EEG testing and reports for Neurologist’s interpretation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience:

Required:  

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. 
  • Completion of a clinical training course from an American Society of Electroencephalogram Technicians approved school, successful completion of a national recognized accredited Polysomnography program or equivalent on the job training

Preferred: At least one year of EEG Tech experience

 

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Required:

  • Basic Computer Skills.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors, and fellow members of the hospital team

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS: 

Preferred: Certification by American Society of Electroencephalogram Technician

                                   

LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:  Basic Life Support

 

POPULATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Neonate, Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Geriatrics

             

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Professional Commitment Requirements:  Keep abreast of developments in the field and/or licensure through continuing education, participation in professional organizations or a combination of both

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reports to the Manager of Cardiopulmonary Services
  • Not responsible for supervising the work of other

 

JOB FUNCTIONS:

Consistent with the PROMISE principles and inherent in a hospital environment, employees must be flexible in meeting patients’ and the Hospital’s needs. While the list below describes the primary functions of this job, all employees at Winchester Hospital need to recognize that an essential element of their job is the ability to respond to unanticipated and/or changing situations.  This may result in assuming responsibilities or tasks which are not on this list.

 

As part of the cardiopulmonary team, the EEG Technician:

 

  • Gathers and analyzes patient information by reviewing physician orders for specific tests.
  • Explains testing procedure to patients.
  • Prepares equipment for use by calibrating equipment required for testing, verifying proper functions and making adjustments as necessary.
  • Applies electrodes and sensors to patient according to guidelines.
  • Performs inpatient or outpatient EEG study and monitors patient for proper function of all EEG channels throughout the study.
  • Performs inpatient EEG by going to patient units including complex areas such as operating room, ICU, and emergency room.
  • Assists in the preparation and transcription of reports for physician interpretation.
  • Cleans and disinfects all equipment.
  • Assists with scheduling patient for procedures, answering departments, and filing of medical records.
  • Inputs patient charges and other pertinent information into the Meditech system.
  • Communicates and collaborates with referring physician and neurology staff to review tests and availability. 

 

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS:

Neonates, infants and pediatrics: 

  • Informs and involves the family throughout the process

 

Shift

Per Diem

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.