Under the general guidance of the Lead Cardiology Technician, the Electro-Encephalography Technician performs EEG, EKG, Holter Monitoring and Cardiac stress tests on adult and geriatric patients only. The incumbent must perform all duties and tasks in accordance with performance standards established for the job.
The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.
Heartsaver or Healthcare Provider/Professional Rescuer certification is required. A High School Diploma or GED is required. Education ensuring the ability to read, write, understand detailed instructions, communicate effectively and enabling the incumbent to participate in on-the-job training is necessary.
Must have good interpersonal skills to interact with physicians, staff, and fellow employees and with acutely ill patients. Must be able to explain technical information.
Must have analytical and problem solving skills as the incumbent gathers and assesses data pertinent to patient condition and determines test result quality. Must be able to operate independently and complete duties with minimal supervision. Must be accountable as the incumbent has access to confidential patient information and accuracy of performance impacts patient care.
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems