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EEG Technician

Req #:  200201
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day/Night
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

Position Requirements:

  • High school education
  • 1~2 years formal EEG training or experience
  • Eligible to sit in EEG board exam Good communication, people and organizational skills
  • Experience with computers
  • CPR Certification Ability to function in a multicultural environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a respectful and courteous manner at all times.
  • Ability to stand for length of time. Ability to bend and/or
  • kneel for a length of time.
  • Ability to move equipment to do portable procedures.
  • Ability to meet flexible staffing needs.
  • Ability to do light or medium lifting.
  • May be exposed to life threatening diseases.



If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.




Purpose:
Gathers diagnostic data from specific neurological examinations for physician interpretation.
Extracts from patients' charts, patients' family members any and all pertinent data and information, which will assist the physician in the interpretation of the data acquired.


Accountabilities:
Provision of high quality neurodiagnostic testing in a timely and cost effective manner. This may include, but is not limited to electroencephalographic testing (routine, inpatient, outpatient, portable, extended (with or without video).
Departmental Documentation
Maintenance of EEG lab and supplies
Equipment
Professional/Personal Growth Activities
Scheduling
Patient Satisfaction

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.