Methodist Healthcare is the largest provider of health care services in the South Texas region and enjoys the highest consumer preference share of services as measured by the National Research Corporation (NRC). Methodist has also won the San Antonio Express-News’ People’s Choice Award every year since its inception and the NRC Consumer Choice Award a dozen times – more than almost any other hospital organization in Texas. As San Antonio’s second largest private employer, our facilities employ more than 10,000 individuals, including 2,700 physicians in all specialties.
Our network of greater San Antonio hospitals includes: Methodist Hospital, Methodist Children’s Hospital, Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, Northeast Methodist Hospital, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Methodist Texsan Hospital, and Methodist Hospital South. We also have 2 freestanding emergency centers, Methodist Boerne Emergency Center and Metropolitan Methodist Emergency Center. At each of our facilities, Methodist Healthcare offers an outstanding selection of doctors, healthcare professionals, equipment and health services from wellness events to transplant services, pediatrics, dermatology, cardiology, oncology and a complete range of other medical services in the South Texas region. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com.
General Statement of Duties:
Under the direction of the Manager of Non-Invasive Cardiology/Neurodiagnostics performs EEG studies, EMGs, evoked potentials, epilepsy studies and other related examinations according to established standards and practices at a high technical level.
Essential Job Functions:
Demonstrates technical proficiency for basic digital EEG. This includes familiarity with national, hospital, and lab standards for testing. Candidate will utilize the 10-20 system of electrode placement to include manual measurements, skin prep, and electrode application (paste and collodian). Demostrates proper knowledge of montage selection based on patient condition. At the completion of all studies, properly removes electrodes, clean patient/equipment, and documents all necessary paperwork.
Demonstrates critical thinking and skill to recognize and correct artifact accordingly. Candidate can successfully trouble-shoot equipment and leads appropriately.
Demonstrates technical proficiency for proper set-up of long-term studies (Epilepsy) to include lead placement and patient prep. Candidate will be familiar checking the system during on-going recordings and transfer of digital data to reading station for interpretation by a qualified reader.
Demonstrates technical proficiency for set-up of ambulatory EEG to include lead placement and patient prep. Candidate will ensure proper and complete inservices for all patients on the use of all equipment. Candidate will transfer all data as necessary to the reading station.
Assists physicians to perform EMGs. Candidate will prepare the room and set up the necessary equipment, arrange for patient transport, and provide all necessary supplies for the procedure.
Will assist and/or train as needed in the performance of evoked potentials (VERs, BAERs, and SSEPs). Performs patient education about all procedures performed within the lab.
Minimum Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED.
Preferred candidate would be a graduate of an AMA school of neurodiagnostics or a medical assistant course or its equivalent.
Minimum of one-year experience in a hospital setting performing neurodiagnostic procedures.
Minimum License and Certificates Required:
Registry from the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists, Inc. (REEGT).
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 02531-84281
About Methodist Healthcare System
About Methodist Healthcare System
Dedicated to the health needs of San Antonio
With 23 facilities, including eight acute care hospitals, Methodist Healthcare System is the largest and most preferred health care provider in South Texas. Methodist Healthcare is San Antonio’s second-largest private employer, with 8,000 people caring for our patients and maintaining an invaluable resource to the community. Methodist Healthcare System is owned and operated by HCA Corporation and Methodist Healthcare Ministries.
Picture of Methodist Healthcare System Facilities
Most preferred health care provider in San Antonio
Provider of health care to one of every two people in San Antonio
Largest provider of kidney transplants in Texas
Largest provider of orthopedic services for backs and necks
Largest provider of health care to rural communities in South Texas
Largest provider in South Texas of health care to international patients
Methodist Children's Hospital designed and built especially for children
Delivering nearly 10,000 babies per year
Mission, Vision and Values
Methodist Healthcare’s Organizational Mission is to promote and support the health status of the community b...y providing and constantly improving the delivery of quality, innovative healthcare services in a cost-effective way, while providing charitable care to people in our region. Our vision is greatness for Methodist Healthcare System.
From an operational standpoint, our vision is: To meet the needs and exceed the expectations of those we serve by working together as a team in a culture dedicated to never-ending improvement.
The guideposts that illuminate the pathway toward the ultimate realization of our mission and vision are our values. The values govern our relationships with our patients, physicians, suppliers, and with each other. Key examples include:
We care deeply for those whom we serve, we have empathy for the pain of others, and we are honest with each other.
We emphasize compassion and flexibility so that meeting human needs is our top priority.
We believe that people want to do a good job, and when problems occur, it is usually due to faults in the system, and
not the individuals.
We establish a climate of openness and mutual respect.
We value each other as individuals.
We affirm the value of everyone’s contribution to accomplishing the aim of the System.
We communicate to achieve full understanding of the System’s values, direction and plans because this serves as a basis for individual commitment and action.
We are here to serve, not to judge.
We solve problems as close to where they occur as possible.
Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we will strive to deliver high quality, cost effective health care in the communities we serve.