EEG Technologist PRN

  • HCA
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • Jan 18, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 00448-40566

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

Henrico Doctors' Hospitals a 340 bed facility, and is part of HCA, the nation's largest provider of healthcare services. At Henrico Doctors' Hospitals we are committed to providing you with quality care and recognized for achieving the highest standards in patient care. Henrico Doctors Hospital rated an A in Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group as one of the best health systems in the region.

Our Mission at HCA Virginia- Henrico Doctors' Hospitals is we are dedicated to caring for and preserving life. With our broad network of skilled physicians and specialists, vast experience with the latest procedures and a visionary approach to investing and using innovative technology, we're proud to deliver patient outcomes that are second to none.

Our Henrico Doctors - Forest Campus - Respiratory Therapy Department provides patient care for all patient populations including adult, neonatal and pediatric. Our staff covers all of the patient care areas including, general floors, ICUs, including Pediatric ICU, ED, Labor & Delivery and outpatient testing (pulmonary function testing). In addition, to being designated as a Level II trauma center and have a Level III Neonatal ICU.



SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*

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, mails outpatient reports to the ordering physician; maintains copy of all reports in files and on microfilm.

Actively participates in continuing education within the field of Neurology/EEG.

Serves as a liaison for EEG lab to promote physician, interdepartment 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.

Assists the physician as necessary during the performance of Nerve Conduction Velocity testing and Electromyelogram studies.

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 inpatient charts, mails outpatient reports to the ordering physician, maintains copy of all reports in files and on microfilm.

Actively participate in continuing education within the field of Neurology/EEG.

Serves as a liaison for the EEG lab 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.

EXPERIENCE
Required - Minimum of 1 year experience as EEG technologist; completion of electroencephalographic technology program.
Preferred - Two years experience with pediatric and adult patients as EEG Technologist with completion of EEG Technology Program, Registered EEG technologist.
EDUCATION
Required - Graduate of EEG Technology program and/or some college with emphasis in maths and sciences or nursing background.
Preferred - Graduate of EEG program with EEG certification and college credits with emphasis in maths and sciences.

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Last Edited: 01/16/2018

Reference

00448-40566