Neurodiagnostic - EEG Technician
Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital
Under general supervision, performs Evoked Potential studies in the laboratory and in surgery and reports findings to the surgeon. Performs Nerve Conduction Velocity studies and assists with Electromyograms.
- Perform all required procedures within the EEG/EMG lab including, but not limited to, EEG's in the department as well as portable, electro cerebral silence, and NCVs. Schedule and coordinate times for diagnostic services with other departments when necessary.
- Assist physicians conducting EMGs.
- Maintain filing, archiving, and storage of patient data.
- Maintain designated work area in a safe, clean, orderly manner and advise supervisor of malfunctioning equipment or unsafe conditions.
- Fire and retrieve EEG/EMG reports, answer incoming telephone calls, schedule appointments and perform other clerical duties as necessary or assigned.
- Arrange transportation of patients to and from laboratory, transporting the patients personally when necessary.
- Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
- Two years clinical EEG experience.
- Current CPR (Heartsaver).
- Completion of an Electroneurodiagnostic technology program preferred.
- Registration with the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) preferred.
Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
- Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling objects
- Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
- Standing or walking more than 5 hours a day
- Running to respond to patient emergencies
- Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 5 hours a day
- Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
- Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
- Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation
St. Anthony Hospital is a 601-bed regional referral facility specializing in cardiology, oncology, surgery and behavioral medicine. The hospital, established in 1898, is located in Midtown Oklahoma City and serves the needs of Central Oklahoma, as well as many counties throughout Oklahoma, through its large rural affiliate network of hospitals. Four St. Anthony Healthplex campuses provide convenient emergency and outpatient service access to the outlying communities of the metropolitan area. St. Anthony added urgent care services in May 2015 at St. Anthony North. St. Anthony has received numerous awards including the Oklahoma Quality Award for Excellence, Certified Healthy Business, Premier QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare Citation of Merit, among others. Healthsights ranks St. Anthony at performance levels for quality and patient satisfaction higher than local competitors and many national health care organizations.