Mary Greeley Medical Center * ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH TECHNOLOGIST in Ames, Iowa

  • ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH TECHNOLOGIST

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Department

EEG Sleep

Schedule

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Shift

Day Shift

Hours

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Contact Information

Contact: Sylvia Acheampong

Tel: 515-239-2160

Job Details

Pay Scale: Grade 12: Min: $19.81 - Mid: $24.91 - Max: $30.01 Position Summary Under general supervision, performs special procedures in the Neurodiagnostics Department (EEG Lab); performs routine set-up, testing and caring for the client, monitors and maintains EEG Lab equipment and upholds the standards of practice of a professional Electroencephalograph technologist. Assists departmental communication and educates other professionals. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care. Unit Specific Position Responsibilities Assists with development and revision of clinical guidelines. Assists in community education programs. Performs related work as required. Independently performs EEG procedures according to policy, selecting montages as appropriate and documents all pertinent information. Measures and applies electrodes, ensuring accuracy of data. Documents complete patient history gathering information from all resources. Reviews patient intake questionnaire, identifies individual patient needs and documents patient condition in the medical record during the procedure. Instructs patient in procedure and provides discharge instruction. Formulates and records technical impression of procedure. Cleans and stocks equipment, notifying the supervisor of any problems. Schedules patient testing and charging. Cares for patients age infant through geriatric in EEG Lab. Acts as a resource person for other medical personnel concerning EEG lab procedures. Recognizes clinical emergencies, insures patient safety and maintains infection control. Attends inservice education opportunities. Preliminary review of EEG data utilizing spike detection software and preparing study for neurologists. Assist with compliance and completion of NAEC application. Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education): Registered Electroencephalograph Technologist (REEGT) Basic Life Support (BLS) or within 90 days of hire and must maintain current certification throughout employment.