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EEG Technologist I - Grade 560

Location: Vallejo, CA Additional Locations:

Vacaville Medical Offices A 1 Quality Dr., 1 Quality Dr., Vacaville,California, 95688
Job Number: 831413 Date posted: 11/05/2019
Description:
Essential Responsibilities:

1. Interview patients and review medical records to determine physical and emotional state so as to be prepared to

perform remedial action or call for assistance. 

2. Screen incoming EEG referrals for urgency and appropriate activation procedures. 

3. Advise patient on the E.E.G. procedure. 

4. Position patient for testing; attach electrodes to patient in predetermined positions on forehead, scalp and ears in conformance with established practices and procedures or instructions of physician. 

5. Record ohmmeter reading of electrodes or determine if resistance meets specified levels; reapply any surface electrodes that have high resistance. 

6. Monitor patient's brain wave activity to determine readiness for examination; set battery of selector switched as determined by EEG procedure in progress and activate machine. 

7. Observe wave characteristics to detect evidence of brain disorders; mark machine graph and refer rare or complex cases to physicians; observe patient and eliminate from consideration all artifacts patiently- induced or induced by activity near the EEG center. 

8. Record reactions to introduced stimuli such as flashing lights or intermittent tones or to activities induced by rapid breathing. 

9. Stop machine and remove electrodes from patient; identify EEG graph with patient's name, etc., and log information. 

10 Examine characteristics of tracings in detail to detect any evidence of disorders not noted during examination; write reports on unusual wave characteristics and describe possible problems; comment on any special observations. 

11 Monitor EMG as required; perform sleep studies and special studies such as brain deaths. 

12 Perform other duties as required to include preparing monthly patient schedule, standard chart documentation, answering phones, retrieving voicemails, compiling laboratory statistics, writing and filing regular reports, cleaning and stocking machines and other supplies, sending dictated EEG reports to physicians, performing minor maintenance, and attending training meetings.

Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanente's policies and procedures.

In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives. 

Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.

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Basic Qualifications:
- Certificate of completion of EEG or Neurodiagnostic technician school, or 6 month-1-year experience working as an EEG Technician within the last year. 

- High School Diploma or equivalent.

- Knowledge of neurology.

- Basic electrical safety and electronics. 

- Will perform in-patient and outpatient testing at both locations. 

- Must be able to transport equipment from clinic to hospital. 

- Must be able to take appointment information from various areas of the hospital and clinic and contact patients when necessary. 

- Must be able to book appointments and review referrals for clinic. 

- Majority of work will entail routine EEG and evoked potentials.

- Six months -1-year experience working as an EEG Technician within the last year. 

- Basic electrical safety and electronics. 

- Will perform in-patient and outpatient testing. 

- Must be able to transport equipment from clinic to hospital. 

- Must be able to take appointment information from various areas of the hospital and clinic, and contact patients when necessary. 

- Majority of work will entail routine EEG and evoked potentials.


Preferred Qualifications:

Registered EEG technician

- Knowledge of neurology. 

- Certificate of completion of EEG or Neurodiagnostic technician school, or 6 month-1-year experience working as an EEG Technician within the last year. 

- Computer skills in KPHC and Point preferred.

Primary Location: California,Vallejo,Vallejo Medical Offices Addition 975 Sereno Dr. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 Shift: Day Workdays: On-Call Working Hours Start: On-Call Working Hours End: On-Call Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: EEG 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.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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