Technician-EEG

Ascension Health Fairfield, CT
Job ID: 259150Technician-EEGFairfield, ConnecticutRegular / Day

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Additional Job Information

Title: Technician-EEG

City, State: Fairfield,CT

Location: Associated Neurology

Department: Associated Neurologists

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Days, 80 hours, Bi-Weekly

Work Schedule:8:30a - 5p, Monday - Thursday

7:30a - 4p, Friday

About Us

St. Vincent's Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent's is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and underserved.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Technician-EEG, performs diagnostic electroencephalograph (EEG) testing.

Responsibilities:

* Attaches, connects, and operates electrodes from specified body areas to leads from electroencephalograph machine.

* Reviews patient's record and instructs patients prior to procedures. Monitors patient during procedures and reports any abnormal findings.

* Identifies and corrects for artifacts. Edits and forwards results to attending physician for analysis and interpretation.

* Maintains EEG equipment and supplies.

* Prepares facilities in accordance with procedural requirements; calibrates equipment and prepares medicine and materials as required; cleans and disinfects equipment in accordance with sterile procedures and standards.

* Prepares patient for procedures as appropriate to requirements; explains procedures to patients and positions patients as appropriate to prescribed procedure; assists patients at end of procedure.

* Determines appropriate methodology and techniques to use in administering procedures; calibrates sand adjusts equipment as appropriate; arranges immobilization and/or support devices for proper patient positioning; adjusts shields; selects appropriate devices/equipment.

* Operate electroencephalographs to measure and record the electrical activity of brain waves via electrodes secured to patient's scalp.

* Perform EEG tests when requested by a physician.

* As part of the testing process gather a patient's medical history, explain testing procedures and prepare patient for the procedure.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience:

* HS or Equivalent

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