HCA, Hospital Corporation of America EEG Technologist PRN in Reston, Virginia
Reston HospitalCenter* is a 187-bed hospital offering* a full range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency care, specializing in maternal/child health, surgical services, urological services, cancer care with state-of-the-art radiation therapy, rehabilitation therapy programs and a wide array of diagnostic imaging capabilities. Reston Hospital Center is a certified Stroke Center, certified Total Joint Center and the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Northern Virginia, as well as the only Hospital in Northern Virginia to receive Joint Commission designation as a Top Performer on Key Quality measures for three consecutive years.. We are dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community and we value teamwork and compassion across the spectrum of care.
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PURPOSEAdminister/perform and document all EEG procedures. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting all aspects of patient care. Technician will work closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, quality health care. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of applicable patient growth and development, possess the ability to assess data reflective of patient’s age-specific needs; and, have the ability to provide care needed by all treated patient group(s). Technician will implement and/or comply with all the policies, procedures and standards of the department and the institution.
What would you be doing in this role?
Performs routine, sleep and portable EEG studies as well as cerebral death studies on adult, neonatal and pediatric patients according to the policies and procedures of the EEG lab.
Ensures quality patient care is provided within the defined area of accountability of doing EEG procedures.
Distributes EEG reports to inpatients’ charts, faxes outpatient reports to the ordering physician;maintains copy of all reports in files and on computer networks and hard drives.
Communicates with responsible neurologist regarding all ordered and requested EEGs. Informs Neurologist when testing is completed. Assists neurologist with interpretation related duties.
Serves as a liaison for Cardiopulmonary Dept. to promote physician, interdepartmental and intra-departmental relationships.
Assures all EEG reports are available for the physician to read on a daily basis.
Assures customer services to include; respect, courtesy, compassion and confidentiality
Initiates and documents patient teaching including family and/or significant others. Uses appropriate patient education documentation modality.
Actively participates in continuing education within the field of Neurology/EEG.
Assists with completion of 12 lead EKGs as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Graduate of EEG program or 3 years’ experience as an EEG Technologist. License: None Certification: BLS required, EEG certification obtained with 12 months of hire Experience: Minimum of 1-year experience as EEG technologist; Registered EEG technologist preferred. Two years’ experience with pediatric and adult patients as EEG Technologist with completion of EEG Technology Program. Experience with 24 hour continuous EEGs is preferred.
Job: *Clinical Techs - CV Cath Lab Surg Vasc & Central Sterile
Title: EEG Technologist PRN
Location: Virginia-Reston-Reston Hospital Center - Reston
Requisition ID: 08540-15922