Senior EEG Technologist (FT), Neuro Diagnostics at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lebanon, New Hampshire





Job Description:


***EEG Technologists sign on incentives: up to $7500***

Performs both standard and specialized
Electroencephalograph recordings in the EEG laboratory and all inpatient care
units of the medical center.  Performs
Evoked potential testing and long term inpatient video monitoring.  Trains lower level technologists, trainees
and assigned resident.

 

Responsibilities:
A listing of the key responsibilities:

 


  1. Secures
    appropriate patient information, explains test procedures to patients and
    provides patient support and comfort. 
    Performs routine EEG’s.  Attaches
    electrodes in standard 10-20 positions.   
    Continually evaluates the quality and accuracy of recordings and
    documents activities.  Recognizes need to
    vary positioning and recording procedures based on initial recordings, patient
    response and diagnostic goal.


  2. Recognizes,
    monitors, and/or eliminates electrode artifacts.


  3. Enhances
    EEG abnormalities by implementing alternative nonstandard montages and machine
    settings.


  4. Performs
    routing activation procedures such as hyperventilation and photic stimulation.


  5. Has
    knowledge of how various medical and pharmacological conditions affect the EEG.


  6. Recognizes
    concerning events on the EEG and invasive recordings and alerts the appropriate
    medical staff as soon as concerning event is recognized.


  7. Performs
    specialized EEG procedures, adapting procedures to particular clinical
    circumstances.


  8. Performs
    long term inpatient video monitoring, both scalp and invasive.


  9. Understand
    clinical correlation of abnormal EEG patterns and how they pertain to various
    disease states.  Communicates appropriate
    questions or questionable findings to appropriate clinical staff.


  10. Utilizes
    computer averaging equipment to measure visual, brain stem auditory, and
    somatosensory evoked responses.


  11. Reviews
    recordings obtained and prepares preliminary interpretation for physician
    approval.


  12. Observes
    sanitation protocols and techniques pertaining to the cleaning of electrodes,
    work areas and equipment.  Properly
    cleans and adjusts EEG instrumentation.


  13. Records,
    inspects, and ensure proper maintenance of EEG and computer averaging
    machinery.


  14. Trains
    lower level technologists and trainees on how to perform EEG and evoked
    potential procedures. 


  15. Teaches
    assigned residents in EEG procedures.


  16. Performs
    other duties as required or assigned.


***External hires only, and certain conditions
apply 











Minimum
Qualifications:


  • Associates degree required.

  • Four (4) years of experience in EEG
    testing in both outpatient and inpatient environment.


  • One (1) year of experience in video EEG
    monitoring.


  • Maturity and ability to establish good
    rapport with patients, public and staff.


  • Capacity to deal with severely ill
    patients.


  • ABRET CLTM credential preferred.

 

Required
Licensure/Certification Skills:


  • ABRET (American Board of Registration of
    Electroencephalogy and Evoked Potential Technologists) R. EEG T. credential.


  • BLS Certification.

  • Currently registered in
    the state of New Hampshire as a Medical Technician.*


 

*The
state of New Hampshire requires that this position be registered as a Medical
Technician per NH RSA 328-1.  If not
currently registered, the candidate must be willing to obtain registration
prior to beginning employment.  D-H will
provide assistance (including payment of fees) in obtaining registration. 
























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