St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
To provide quality patient care to all patients within the Neurodiagnostic Department. To perform high quality testings, institution/ department competencies, Neurodiagnostic Stands of Care, while maintaining sensitivity to patient needs, under indirect and direct supervision.
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduate of or Enrolled as a current student of a CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program) Accredited END Program OR Have a minimum Associates degree and two years END experience
Successful completion of Part I R. EEG T. ABRET ( American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists) examination.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Two years of END (Electroneurodiagnostic) experience, at least 50% of which must be in a clinical setting
Entry level PC and Microsoft Windows knowledge.
Part I R EEG T. examination completion through ABRET ( American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologist)
Registry by the American Board of Electroneurodiagnostic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) in EEG or Evoked Potential (EP) or Polysomnography upon hire or within 2 years of attaining registry eligible status (hires prior to 12/1/12 are grandfathered).
POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Provides Quality Patient Care (70%)
Explains the test procedure to the patient and responds to their emotional needs, applying all recording, monitoring and stimulating electrodes (per 10/20 International System), recognizing and eliminating artifact.
Continue to observe and is knowledgeable in correct EEG performance of clinical significant events and intervenes if appropriate.
Knowledge of infection control, current HIPPA practices
Continues to learn and apply basic and intermediate EEG waveform recognition, relevant medical terminology, anatomy, physiology.
Contraindications for activating procedures.
Patient assessment as related to care, such as electrode fixation, products, allergies, movement restrictions and cognitive function
Has knowledge of alternate montages, protocols, and alternate equipment settings and the effects that should be applied.
Drug and physiological studies effect on activity monitored must be recognized
Assists in arranging patient transport.
Assists with set up of LTME/ICU/cEEG, under direct supervision
Maintains Environment of Care (10%)
Maintains the patient's safety through communication to other patient care support staff during testing if needed.
Understand and follows concepts of digital equipment and electrical safety within all areas of EEG unit.
Maintains clean work area/equipment for employees and patients.
Stocks supplies and laundry.
Maintains Complete Records (10%)
Adept in the use of Meditech for patient information, orders and changes.
Notifies and documents need for equipment repair and servicing
Assists, per Coordinator, with quality care/assurance program
Familiar with protocols for technical EEG report and patient files.
Demonstrates Professional and Sound Critical Thinking(10%)
Has knowledge of hospital policy and procedures , and for correction of questionable requests relative for Neurodiagnostic testing
Communicates appropriately and effectively with the patient, families, as well as higher level personnel, physicians and hospital staff.
Obtains quality studies from difficult patients.
* This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly) b
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