• EEG Tech

    Location US-NY-New York
    ID
    2019-3992
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Neurology
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
  • Overview

    In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem is a designated Level 1 Trauma Center and is recognized for providing centers of excellence in the areas of Bariatric Surgery, Breast Imaging and Sexual Assault Forensics. Our teams provide services for nearly 213,000 outpatient visits, more than 83,000 emergency room visits and over 13,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with Columbia University Medical Center.

     

    Responsibilities

    Reports to Director of Medicine and/or Chief of Neurology Division

     

    The EEG Tech functions as a resource person to physicians and their staff, family members and hospital staff. Prepare patients and performs Electroencephalograms, Ambulatory EEG’s and other tests within their scope of practice.

    Duties & Responsibilities

     

    • Functions as a resource person to physicians and their staff, family members and hospital staff
    • Prepares patient and performs Electroencephalograms and Ambulatory EEG’s. Translates the procedures into layman terms to help relieve patient pre-testing anxiety. Monitors the patient’s condition.
    • Edit and prepare test for reading by a Physician
    • Reports findings or concerns to reading physician for prompt interpretation 
    • Employee will demonstrate customer service in all interaction, that is compassionate, courteous, friendly, non-judgmental and demonstrate a respect for privacy
    • Cleans and maintains equipment (EEG machine and accessories)
    • Operates hospital computer (Hospital Information System)
    • Use specific protocol for patient wires including taking them off and proper cleaning and storage
    • Some office responsibilities such as scheduling, filing, computer and telephone skills
    • Performs other duties as directed by the Director of Medicine and/or Chief of Neurology Division
    • Will work 8 hour shifts unless other arrangements are made with the Director

    Qualifications

    • 1. Experience preferred
    • Current AHA CPR for Healthcare Provider or Professional certification required
    • Certification of registration by a National Certifying Agency as EEG Tech.
    • Must be able to communicate with and perform tests on patients of all ages, pediatric to adult and staff
    • Two years experience is preferred
    • College, hospital or vocational school education and training in EEG technology.

     

    Lifting Requirements

     

    Very Heavy - generally lifting objects in excess of 100 lbs. (with help) with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing 50 lbs. or more. Some lifting requirements and moving of equipment will be necessary usually less than 50 lbs. Will need to learn proper patient repositioning and lifting skills.

     

     

    EOE M/D/F/V

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