Children's Hospital Boston EEG Tech I - Nights in Boston, Massachusetts
70982BRJob Posting Title:EEG Tech I - NightsDepartment:NeurologyAutoReqId:70982BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:36 Job Posting Category:ClinicalJob Posting Description:*New Hires may be eligible for a $5,000.00 sign-on bonus.
The EEG Tech I is responsible for the following:
Prepares patients and equipment for procedures.
Obtains medical history from patient/families to identify and meet patient-specific needs. (e.g. physical/mental limitations, current physiological status regarding the testing procedure).
Reviews procedure request provided by ordering physician, and complies with all standard lab protocols.
Documents history in the technologist report.
Performs procedures according to Laboratory standards and protocols.
Implements alternative methods or adjusts recordings to obtain optimal recording of clinical EEG, AEEG data.
Prepares and adjusts recording equipment as needed.
Takes appropriate actions during patient emergency situations and ensures patient safety, including electrical equipment safety in the Labs at all times.
Accurately and thoroughly Completes documents, forms, and reports.
Troubleshoots recording equipment and coordinates repairs as needed.
Attend technical staff meetings and morning huddles, providing professional input for the development of procedures and protocols.
Participates in conferences and technical meetings on a local, regional, and national basis.
The EEG Tech I must have the following:
Certification in CPR is required within 60 days of hire
High School/GED education
1 year of EEG experience
Knowledge of the international 10/20 system of Electrode Measurement.
Ability to quickly and accurately measure and apply EEG electrodes on routine patients (e.g. 30 minutes or less with accuracy to 0.5cm).
Ability to apply electrodes effectively and accurately withing 30 minutes with paste, tape, and collodion, on all patient types including behavioral, adult, child, and neonate.
Skilled at interpreting EEG normal and abnormal patterns, variants, wake and sleep and is able to adjust recording appropriately in response.
Basic knowledge of neuroanatomy and physiology, basic electronics and electrical safety, general knowledge of EEG instrumentation, pattern recognition, and various medical and pharmacological conditions that influence the EEG. 6. Basic knowledge of editing/ pruning patient data.
Basic knowledge of digital EEG equipment.
Knowledge of infection control standards relating to patient and equipment.
Ability to function in a fast-pace pediatric multi-disciplinary team environment.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular Remote Eligibility :Onsite Only