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Electroencephalogram Technician

Location Hillsboro, Oregon Job Number 1025250 Date posted 03/10/2022
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Description:

Provide diagnostic Electroencephalogram services in a hospital or clinic setting: to include EEG record documentation, technical descriptions of EEG recordings, taking a patient history and communication with Neurologists. Other clerical duties as required. Perform all duties in a manner which promotes team concepts and reflects the KPNW mission and philosophy.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform diagnostic EEG procedures, using knowledge, skills and abilities required for age of patient served, to include: routine, urgent emergent and portable in accordance with department policies and procedures.

  • Perform technically difficult exams, using resources available to complete the exam in a satisfactory manner.

  • Prepare patient for examinations.

  • Perform record processing, reception, file and clerical functions using computer.

  • Restock supplies and maintain cleanliness of work area.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • N/A

  • Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • A.B.R.E.T. Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist (REEGT) within two (2) years of hire/transfer

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required within 30 days of hire/transfer


  • Additional Requirements:

  • Basic typing skills.

  • Completion of an ASET approved program or completion of a formal.

  • Electroneurodiagnostic training program and/or prior EEG work experience.

  • Demonstrates customer-focused service skills.

  • Able to work as needed for vacation coverage, ill team member and ability to cover sick tech after hours call as needed.

  • Able to take call on rotational basis during the week after hours and weekends for STAT EEGs.

  • Flexible with scheduling at different locations and able to float to regional sites as needed.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Within two (2) year completion of on line EEG classes with adequate testing &/or on the job training.

  • Seizure pattern recognition, classifications of seizures, mental status evaluations. 

  • Discriminate between epileptic and non-epileptic seizures and status epilepticus. 

  • Knowledge of neuro anatomy, cranial nerves and blood supply.

  • Basic medical terminology and ability to describe EEG activity with appropriate terminology.

  • Organizational skills, time management, prioritization, planning; attention to detail; problem solving, decision making, judgment; technical skills; imitative; communication, interpersonal skills, customer relations, organizational relations.

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures.

  • Adaptability; flexibility.

  • Familiar with adult, pediatric and bedside EEGs.

  • Accurately measure and place electrodes using the International 10-20 System.

  • Understand use of filters, impedance, sensitivity, time constant calibration, montages.

  • Work experience not necessary however experience in related diagnostic fields an advantage.
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Westside Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM Working Hours End: 03:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W08|UFCW|Local 555 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Westside Medical Cntr - EEG - 1001 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.