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2019-R0209564 Requisition #
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EEG Tech, Full Time, Days,  CHI Health Immanuel, Omaha, NE
 
EEG/EMG Technician      
This position is responsible for providing neurological diagnostics procedures in all patient care areas.  Assess diagnostic needs of patients and works under medical supervision operating sophisticated medical equipment
 
FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1.         Performs standard and complex electroencephalographic recordings:  a)  applies suitable electrodes on predetermined measured positions and checks their performance, b)  calibrates and adjusts the EEG apparatus, c)  selects predetermined electrode combinations as well as special combinations made necessary by the case under study; takes standard recordings; recognizes artifacts and takes appropriate steps to eliminate them; describes normal and abnormal clinical manifestations observed during the tests; uses activating procedures such as hyperventilation, photic stimulation and sleep; obtains the patient's cooperation for the best performance of these procedures; monitors on the same apparatus other variables such as electromyogram, electrocardiograms, electro-oculograms, respiration, etc., when indicated.  d)  abstracts relevant information from the patient's clinical record and additional information by questioning.  Performs difficult and/or unusual recording procedures. Identifies appropriate age specific interventions and incorporates into daily practice.
 
 2.            Assists physician with electromyography.  Schedules exams according to time available.  Places the patient on the examination table and explains procedure.
 
3.             Keeps equipment in a clean operating condition.  Troubleshoots and repairs minor malfunctions in the equipment.  Initiates repair of malfunctioning equipment.
 
 4.            Practices strict ethical enforcement of protected medical and employee confidentiality.  Uses confidential information only as needed to perform legitimate duties.
 
 5.            Transports patients, maintaining safety and comfort.
 
 6.            Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control.
 
 7.            Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs.  Fulfills yearly education requirements as stated by policy.


Qualifications
  • BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire.  American Heart Association:  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. 
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in all EEG and EMG diagnostic testing.  Job requires continuous use of reading skills and verbal communication skills.  Frequent use of written communication skills.  Job requires delegations, conflict resolution, individual and group interactions, time management, critical thinking and stress management. Incumbents must possess knowledge of how to provide care to a diverse population of patients and the ability to communicate and work with people from a variety of age-groups, social strata and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Preferred:  One to two years clinical experience in EEG/EMG lab or medical assisting experience. 
  • Preferred:  Certification at hire, or within 18 months of hire, as a Registered Electroencephalographic (EEG) Technologist through the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists.
 


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