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Assists in providing neurophysiology support for the epilepsy monitoring unit
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
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
Bachelor's degree preferred, with emphasis on physical or biological sciences.
Must be ABRET technician and/or at least one year experience working as an EEG technician.