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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior EEG (Electroneurodiagnostic) Technician.
In this role, the successful candidate performs Video, Electroencephalographic and standard EEG procedures as requested. Operates equipment to record electrical activity of the brain readings. Monitors patient heart and brain activity during procedures. Prepares study files for interpretation by a physician. Documents patient activity during exams. Maintains equipment and troubleshoots technical problems and works with vendors and IT to resolve.
Performs Video-Electroencephalographic procedures for patients as ordered by physicians (in department, patient room, intensive care unit, Pediatrics dept, Emergency room, and other nursing units as required).
Hooks up patients for the VEEG examination with use of Collodium or another suitable adhesive along with the appropriate head dressing in adequately for long term monitoring.
Assists in escorting the patient back to the nursing unit and ensures that the acquisition unit is placed on the network.
Verifies the acquisition data is adequately displayed and functional at the nursing station.
Ensures that all review stations are functioning properly on a daily basis.
Writes in the progress section of the patient's chart after making daily rounds.
Adequately adjusts the acquisition video cameras so that the patient is in full view at all times and that the patient seizure notification is functional.
Performs hyperventilation and photic stimulation studies as needed.
Troubleshoots all technical issues with the assistance of the internal IT department, the vendor and the bio-medical department until the issues have been adequately resolved.
Performs standard electroencephalographic procedures for patients as ordered by physicians (in department, patient room, intensive care unit).
Receives assignment. Prepares patient. Explains procedures and assures patient's cooperation during exam.
Applies suitable electrodes on pre-determined measured positions on the patient's head, and checks their performance.
Emails the scheduled Neurologist to notify of all examinations requiring a reading on a daily basis, as well as following up on studies that were previously sent for readings, that are still unread.
Calibrates and adjusts the EEG apparatus in accordance with standard procedures.
Selects predetermined electrode combinations as well as special combinations.
Properly obtains standard recording, recognizes artifacts and takes appropriate steps to eliminate them. Documents all abnormal clinical manifestations observed during the exam.
Abstracts relevant information from patient's clinical record and obtains additional information by questioning. Writes a technical report under supervision, which serves as a preliminary report to the patient's physician.
Communicates pending work and/or problematic issues directly to Cardiologist and/or supervisor.
Assists with maintenance of Department equipment and supplies.
Alerts supervisor of equipment malfunction. May make minor adjustments. Documents maintenance. Alerts supervisor of equipment malfunction. May make minor adjustments. Documents maintenance. Alerts supervisor of equipment malfunction. May make minor adjustments. Documents maintenance. Alerts supervisor of equipment malfunction. May make minor adjustments. Documents maintenance. Maintains department records, reports, files as directed. Files patient reports appropriately
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.
Assists in compiling patient demographic data for the purposes of billing.
Maintains stock of supply inventory.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma required. Prior EEG experience is highly preferred.
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
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NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.