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EEG Technician II

EEG Technician II

Requisition ID 
2018-768454
Category 
Other Allied Health
Position Type 
Per Diem/Flex
Shift(s) 
Varies/Rotating
Department 
EEG
Location 
US-OK-Oklahoma City

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Under indirect supervision and according to departmental procedure, performs quality electroencephalographic recording, processes the EKG for reading and bills the EPIC patient.

 

Performs all aspects of EEG recordings according to departmental policy and in a professional and personalized manner
1.1 Obtains and documents a general history from all EEG patients which includes a diagnosis and medications 100% of the time.
1.2 Prepares patient and applies electrodes using the international 10-20 system, 100% of the time, and routinely within 30 minutes.
1.3 Recognizes artifacts on EEG recording with an attempt to eliminate from 100% of the time. Requests assistance from Supervisor when difficulties are encountered.
1.4 Recognizes abnormalities on EEG and enhances them by utilizing appropriate filter settings, paper speeds and/or monitoring techniques. These measures are taken on 80% of all abnormal EEGs recorded.
1.5 Instigates provocative procedures as hyperventilation, photic stimulation, and eye opening and closure according to procedure 100% of the time. Documents reasoning on history sheet if not performed.
1.6 Completes a technical description after every EEG recording on the history sheet for review by the Neurologist.
Assists Neurologist in performing EMG procedures according to department policy, and with a focus on patient comfort and physician's needs.

Qualifications:

We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

 

Education:
Licensure: Perfered registration by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic Technologists or at least successful completion of part I (the written exam) of the aforementioned exam and successful completion of part II (the oral exam) within two years.
Experience: One year experience at the Technologist I level. Previous experience establishing good rapport with patients, public, and staff. Previous experience dealing with severely ill patients.
Certifications: BLS certified. Required certifications must be current before assigned to care for patients independently.
Other: Independent judgment and initiative.

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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