HCA, Hospital Corporation of America EEG Tech Registered - Full Time in San Antonio, Texas
Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 981 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.
As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website athttp://www.sahealth.com/and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.
*General Statement of Duties: * Under the direction of the Manager of Non-Invasive Cardiology/Neurodiagnosticsperforms EEG studies, epilepsy studies and other related examinations accordingto established standards and practices at a high technical level.
Essential Job Functions://1. Demonstrates technical proficiency for basic digital EEG. This includes familiarity with national, hospital, and lab standards for testing. Candidate will utilize the 10-20 system of electrode placement to include manual measurements, skin prep, and electrode application (paste and collodian). Demonstrates proper knowledge of montage selection based on patient condition. At the completion of all studies, properly removes electrodes, clean patient/equipment, and documents all necessary paperwork. 2. Demonstrates critical thinking and skill to recognize and correct artifact accordingly. Candidate can successfully trouble-shoot equipment and leads appropriately. 3. Demonstrates technical proficiency for proper set-up of long-term studies (Epilepsy) to include lead placement and patient prep. Candidate will be familiar checking the system during on-going recordings and transfer of digital data to reading station for interpretation by a qualified reader. 4. Demonstrates technical proficiency for set-up of ambulatory EEG to include lead placement and patient prep. Candidate will ensure proper and complete in services for all patients on the use of all equipment. Candidate will transfer all data as necessary to the reading station. 5. Provide technical proficiency (bedside EEG, ambulatory EEG, and LTM EEG) for adults (and pediatric populations for those hospitals in the Methodist Healthcare System who provide a pediatrics service line) in the inpatient and the outpatient setting.**
Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
Education: High school diploma or GED. Preferred candidate would be a graduate of a certified school of neurodiagnostics or certified medical assistant program or its equivalent.
Experience:Preferred candidate would have aminimum of one-year experience in a hospital setting performing neurodiagnostic procedures.
Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:
Required: NON-Registered and Registered EEG Technician: BLS CertificationRegistered EEG Technician: Must be a registered EEG Technologist (REEGT) through the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists, Inc. and have BLS Certification. Other Registries are optional.
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Title: EEG Tech Registered - Full Time
Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital
Requisition ID: 02531-86797