Job Summary: Obtains standard as well as special procedure EEG recordings and monitors additional physiologic phenomena by means of appropriate techniques and instrumentation.
Records physiological data from the patients having routine, sleep, and special electroencephalographic (EEG) procedures. Records physiological data from in/out patients having Long Term Monitoring(Telemetry). Includes telemetry application of monitoring equipment and reset patients returning for continued monitoring.
Performs intraoperative procedures in the operating room as needed. Monitors physiological data from patients having electrocorticography and WADA. Applies electrodes to patients and removes electrodes at the end of surgery.
Provides effective first aid for patients for special electrophysiological patients who have convulsions or other problems.
Cleans and maintains all equipment and makes minor repairs as needed. Maintains cleanliness of laboratory and storage of data.
Acts as resource for residents, physicians and other technicians, providing assistance and advice as necessary.
High School diploma or GED required. Vocational or Technical training in Neurodiagnostic or Polysomnographic technology preferred.
0-1 years related work experience required.
Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.
One year technical healthcare experience.
Successful completion of an educational program for EEG or Sleep Technologist accredited by the AMA Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation.
Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to improve the operations of immediate work group by offering ideas, identifying issues, and respecting team members.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Age based Competencies: Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -. Physical Nature of the Job: Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus
Additional Salary Information: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is now offering a $5,000 sign on bonus for all Neurodiagnostic Tech IIs. (EEG Techs)
Bonuses are paid out within the first 30 days of employment and are subject to applicable taxes.
Internal Number: 28001BR
About Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is a world-class teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School located in the heart of Boston. We are passionate about caring for our patients like they are family, finding new cures, using the finest and the latest technologies, and teaching and inspiring caregivers of tomorrow. We put people at the center of everything we do, because we believe in medicine that puts people first.
671 licensed beds, including 493 medical/surgical beds, 77 critical care beds and 60 OB/GYN beds Approximately 5,000 births a year A full range of emergency services, including a Level 1 Trauma Center and roof-top heliport The Beth Israel Deaconess Learning Center, offering patients and families up-to-date health information and access to current research on a wide range of medical conditions.