Dartmouth-Hitchcock Concord Lebanon , NH 03766
Full-time, 40-hour per week, day shift position
Performs Electroencephalograph recordings in the EEG laboratory and all inpatient care units of the medical center. Performs Evoked potential testing and long term inpatient video monitoring.
Secures appropriate patient information, explains test procedures to patients and provides patient support and comfort. Performs routine EEG's. Attaches electrodes in standard 10-20 positions. Recognizes need to vary positioning and recording procedures based on initial recordings, patient response and diagnostic goal. Continually evaluates the quality and accuracy of recordings and documents activities.
Performs specialized EEG procedures, adapting procedures to particular clinical circumstances.
Utilizes computer averaging equipment to measure vital, brain stem, auditory, and somatosensory evoked responses.
Performs long term inpatient video monitoring, both scalp and invasive.
Reviews recordings obtained and prepares preliminary interpretation for physician approval. Completes billing information.
Records, inspects, and ensures proper maintenance of EEG and computer averaging machinery. Orders supplies.
Teaches assigned residents in EEG procedures.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Associates degree required.
4 years of experience in EEG testing in both outpatient and inpatient environment.
Maturity and ability to establish good rapport with patients, public and staff.
Capacity to deal with severely ill patients.
Must take and pass the ABRET Registration Exam within one year of employment.
Currently registered in the state of New Hampshire as a Medical Technician.*
The state of New Hampshire requires that this position be registered as a Medical Technician per NH RSA 328-1. If not currently registered, the candidate must be willing to obtain registration prior to beginning employment. D-H will provide assistance (including payment of fees) in obtaining registration.