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EEG Technician, per diem

Job ID 13968682

Description

An Electroneurodiagnostic (EEG) Technician or Neurophysiology Technician uses specialized equipment to record and study a patient's brain waves and other electrical impulses of the nervous system.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities
2.Performs Electroencephalogram ((EEG) extended monitoring for one to several hours to include patients who are awake, sleeping , or in a coma
3.Performs EEG to evaluate cerebral death
4.Prepares patient and monitors for localized cerebral seizure focus by 16 or more channel telemetry, with video recording and interpretation
5.Prepares patients and monitors for localization of cerebral seizure focus by computerized portable 16 or more channel EEG
6.Performs other duties as assigned by the director of the department.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
1.Staff adheres to all C.A.R.E. Standards
2.Knowledgeable of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system
3.Proficient in medical terminology related to the nervous system
4.Previous experience with neurophysiology methods and techniques
5. Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with nurses, physicians
and manage difficult patients.
6.Basic computer and data entry skills
7.Experience with scoring EEG recordings
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we’ve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.

Qualifications

Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science in Electroneurodiagnostic Technology


EEO Statement


Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employee’s protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.

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