Mount Sinai Careers

Epilepsy Monitor Technician - Part-time Sat & Sun - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:

Assists in providing neurophysiology support for the epilepsy monitoring unit 
  • Performs baseline EEGs and sleep samples on all admissions
  • Hooks up patients to EMU equipment, ensure proper recordings and remove when patients are discharged
  • Archives, deletes or prunes patient files to ensure space on drive; download files from portable equipment
  • Creates template for new admissions; add demographics to database
  • Reports and documents equipment problems
  • Ensures that patient wires and headwrap are intact
  • Restarts monitoring equipment for physician review
  • Reviews with nursing staff any patient events that occurred overnight
  • Performs OR duties when needed
  • Keeps equipment in clean, operating condition; troubleshoot instrument malfunctions
  • Ensures that video consent is signed and placed in patient's chart
  • Checks for appropriate seizure precaution padding on patient's bed
  • Instructs patient on need to push event button; correctly explain all symptoms
  • Ensures that push button, volume and seizure detection are working properly
  • Transfers pediatric patients to and from playroom
  • Demonstrates a courteous, customer-service oriented manner with patients, visitors and co-workers
  • Contributes to a productive, efficient work environment 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, with emphasis on physical or biological sciences. 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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