EEG Technician

William Backus Hospital Norwich , CT 06360

Posted 3 months ago

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 25,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond.

By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Job Summaries

Under the supervision of EEG Technologist or manager, performs routine electroencephalograms (EEGs) used to monitor and record brain activity, and may assist in other Neurodiagnostic exams requested by a physician, to assist care providers in evaluating and treating epilepsy and seizure disorders. Prior to an EEG exam, technicians review the patient's medical history; meet with patient/caregivers to explain the procedure and answer questions.

Prepare the patient for the exam by attaching electrodes to the patient's head, and calibrating the equipment. During the exam, they operate equipment, modify or adjust recording strategy and document patient behaviors and clinical events. After the exam, remove electrodes, clean and disinfect the instrument for future use.

They also contribute to the processing of the data collected. All activities associated with exams are completed in accordance with department protocols and The Neurodiagnostic Society (ASET) national standards.

EEG Technicians participate in a process of continuous learning to pursue eligibility for and achievement of ABRET Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (R. EEG T.) certification. Upon achieving competency in procedures and exams, as determined by manager, EEG Technicians may perform some duties independently.

Minimum Requirements

Education: High school or GED required. Associates of Science Degree or Bachelors of Science Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum 2 years' work experience in patient care environment.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Prefer candidates who are eligible to sit for Registered EEG Technician (R.EEG.T) registry exam through the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic (EEG) and Evoked Potential (EP) Technologists.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Requirements:
  • Basic knowledge of computer systems, and basic keyboarding skills.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to exercise critical thinking skills and trouble-shooting skills

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.

We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.



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