Epilepsy Monitor Technician (ABRET and/or 1 year as EEG Tech) - full-time 2pm-10pm - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

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Job Summary:

Assists in providing neurophysiology support for the epilepsy monitoring unit

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs baseline EEGs and sleep samples on all admissions

  2. Hooks up patients to EMU equipment, ensure proper recordings and remove when patients are discharged  

  3. Archives, deletes or prunes patient files to ensure space on drive; download files from portable equipment   

  4. Creates template for new admissions; add demographics to database

  5. Reports and documents equipment problems  

  6. Ensures that patient wires and headwrap are intact   

  7. Restarts monitoring equipment for physician review  

  8. Reviews with nursing staff any patient events that occurred overnight   

  9. Performs OR duties when needed  

  10. Keeps equipment in clean, operating condition; troubleshoot instrument malfunctions   

  11. Ensures that video consent is signed and placed in patient's chart   

  12. Checks for appropriate seizure precaution padding on patient's bed 

  13. Instructs patient on need to push event button; correctly explain all symptoms  

  14. Ensures that push button, volume and seizure detection are working properly  

  15. Transfers pediatric patients to and from playroom   

  16. Demonstrates a courteous, customer-service oriented manner with patients, visitors and co-workers   

  17. Contributes to a productive, efficient work environment

Education Requirements 

Bachelor's degree preferred, with emphasis on physical or biological sciences.

Experience Requirements

Must be ABRET technician and/or at least one year experience working as an EEG technician.

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. 

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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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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