Penn Highlands Healthcare

  • EEG EMG Technician

    Job Location US-PA-DuBois
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/12/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11021
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours/Pay
    80
    Department
    Penn Highlands Neurology
    Shift
    1st Shift/Variable Hours
    Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!

    Located in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills and woodlands of Pennsylvania, you don't have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you'll quickly recognize that the staff at DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC), like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.

     

    DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC) offers residents of west central Pennsylvania a rare combination of technologically advanced health care in a warm, friendly environment. Widely recognized as one of the leading health centers of its kind in the commonwealth, DRMC is an oasis of clinical and technical excellence, with a focus on patient-centered care. Its rural setting is just far enough from the hustle of the city life to make it peaceful, but close enough to provide easy access to sought-after urban attractions.

     


     

    The EEG/EMG Tech performs all testing EEG’s/EMG’s ordered by the Neurologist.

    Responsibilities

    *Complies with DRMC policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations

    *Demonstrates knowledge of age-related needs of the patient

    as evidenced by but not limited to:

    • Measures patient’s head and other body parts and marks points where electrodes are to be placed
    • Attaches EEG/EMG electrodes to pre-determined locations, and verifies functioning of electrodes and recording instrument
    • Operates recording instruments (EEG and evoked potentials) and supplemental equipment and chooses settings for optimal viewing of nervous system
    • Records montage (electrode combination) and instrument settings, and observes and notes patient’s behavior during test
    • Conducts visual, auditory, and somatosensory evoked potential response tests to measure latency of response to stimuli
    • Writes technical reports summarizing test results to assist physician in diagnosis of brain disorders
    • Performs other physiological tests such as electrocardiogram, electrooculogram, and ambulatory electroencephalogram
    • Performs video monitoring of patient’s actions during test
    • Notifies physician if there are any stat or critical care electroencephalograms
    • Maintains stock of electroencephalogram supplies
    • Charts in patient record any therapy provided
    • Accurately submit patient charges and submits to the office staff. Disassembles, disinfects, and/or sterilizes respiratory and EEG/EMG equipment as needed
    • Explain EEG/EMG and education patient on proper positioning

    *Demonstrates professional accountability as evidenced by but not limited to:

    • Achieves educational credits to meet hospital and/or licensing/certification requirements
    • Presents information obtained at education conferences to staff members
    • Participates in the development and advancement of departmental standards, policies, and other clinical/professional initiatives
    • Conducts self in professional manner in dress, actions, and interpersonal communication
    • Assures environment of safety for patients, significant others, and coworkers
    • Informs Manager/Supervisor of patient care situations and departmental problems as appropriate
    • Demonstrates effective problem solving skills for clinical and departmental issues

    Qualifications

    • Certification in an EEG and EMG training program preferred
    • Two years experience preforming EEG’s/EMG’s required
    • CPR certification within the first year of hire required.

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