This is a great opportunity to join a highly regarded Hospital System in Western Kentucky. We are seeking a full time registered EEG Tech with experience performing nerve conduction studies!
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE – Perform basic and complex EEGs on patient with possible brain dysfunctions. Also, performs evoked potentials, nerve conduction studies and clerical procedures. Job duties include: Performs 24 hour ambulatory EEGs; performs nerve conduction studies; performs evoked potentials; performs EEG continuous monitoring; assists physicians; transports patients; has well developed knowledge of PC and Microsoft Windows; receives patients into department; maintains all equipment in proper working order; performs typing and filing when required; maintains adequate inventory of supplies; provides training for new employees; performs other clerical function as needed. Communicates descriptive analysis of waveforms and patterns to physician, nurses, and physician offices. The technologist is not responsible for interpretation or clinical correlation of the data. Participates in continuing education.
JOB DUTIES – 1) Performs basic and complex EEGs including continuous EEG monitoring 2) Performs Evoked Potential Studies. 3) Performs Nerve Conduction Studies. 4) Performs 24 hour ambulatory EEG –application & scanning. 5) Performs duties on an on-call basis. 6) Promotes good public relations for the department and Baptist Health Paducah. 7) Consistently follows hospital and department policies and procedures. 8) Charges procedures and logs patients into files.
QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCOUNTABILITY – Completion of the 12th grade (high school) – plus a minimum of 12 months specialized training. Certification as R.EEG T., R.NCS.T., R. EP.T, BLS required. Must have verbal and visual acuity. Must frequently work under pressure. Must follow instructions explicitly so as not to compromise patient care. Basic understanding of neurophysiology operation and medical terminology. Ability to get along with others; must adhere to medical ethics and have concern for the welfare of the patient, department and institution. Performance appraisals are conducted at the end of a three-month probationary period by the Director with input from the supervisor; evaluations, thereafter, are given on a yearly basis. Trained yearly on all populations served and completes competencies for patients identified within the department scope of service. Supervised by the supervisor of Neurodiagnostics/Sleep Lab.
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