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PRN EEG Technician - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Job ID: 171840
Category: Technician/Technologists
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 14, 2023
Work Schedule: Per Diem Days

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Department of Neurology at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is seeking a Per Diem EEG technologist

Position Description:
Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:
Explaining test procedures to patients
Applying all recording, monitoring and stimulating electrodes
Recording EEG according to standards of the laboratory including the 10-20 system
Providing initial interpretation of results and communicating urgent findings immediately with physicians
Recognizing and eliminating artifacts
Calibrating all equipment used
Troubleshooting and correcting malfunctions
Selecting appropriate amplifier settings and obtaining quality data
Providing technical descriptions of EEG studies
Scheduling appointments for patient testing
Maintaining communication across inpatient units
Participating in teaching conferences and technical meetings
Verifying patient, physician's orders and gathering appropriate information from chart and/or interviews the patient/caregiver to provide accurate history

Minimum Requirements:
Please apply if you possess these qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent level of education required
Associates degree preferred
Completion of an accredited EEG school program and/Or
3+ years of prior EEG work experience required
American Heart Association BCLS Required
Must achieve registry in EEG within 2 years of hire
Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R.EEG T.)

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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