EEG Technologist II
Additional Information About the Role
- REEGT Required
- Benefits Eligible
- Sign-On Bonus up to $10,000
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Neurodiagnostic Lab compliments Barnes-Jewish Hospital's Neuroscience division. Our Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is a Level IV Epilepsy Center, utilizing state of the art video monitoring equipment with a dedicated staff of Neurologists and Neurodiagnostic technologists.
Develops workflows, policies, and procedures related to new/changes to technology or services within Neurodiagnostic. Performs academic and routine inpatient and outpatient neurodiagnostic EEG testing procedures at both BJH and SLCH. Academic only procedures include long term video EEG set up & monitoring, electrocorticography, cortical stimulation mapping, routine and/or intra-operative somatosensory evoked potentials, and intra-operative EEG monitoring with/without robotics.
ResponsibilitiesDevelops workflows, policies, and procedures related to new/changes to technology or services. Provides direct/indirect procedural supervision for Tech I & student technologists.Evaluates/audits EEG quality, leading performance improvement initiatives using LEAN principles for obtaining the academic level standard of quality for EEG procedures. Performs electrode maintenance and impedance checks to ensure EEG quality. Performs EEG recording technology troubleshooting as needed and escalates appropriately.Performs long term video EEG set up & monitoring, electrocorticography, cortical stimulation mapping, routine and/or intra-operative somatosensory evoked potentials, and intra-operative EEG monitoring with/without robotics independently (academic locations only).Performs routine, extended, and ambulatory EEG recordings independently and at the highest levels of patient acuity. Analyzes live and delayed long term video EEG data independently and at the highest levels of patient acuity. Performs annotation and clipping of long-term video EEG data independently (academic locations only).Validates physician orders, enters relevant patient history information into the EEG recording system, enters long term video EEG set-up and disconnect notes into the electronic medical record. Enters procedure changes into the electronic billing system. Archives EEG testing data.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED