EEG Tech - Registered or Non-Registered (Weekend Only)(Polysomnography Techs may apply)
East Tennessee Children's Hospital
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 9211
BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Performs electroneurodiagnostic technician duties proficiently. Duties may include attaching monitoring equipment to patients, observing and accurately documenting recordings, participating in patient/family education and orientation to the neurology department and various procedures. Ensures safety throughout a patientas stay.
High School/GED Required
Degree in Neurodiagnostics or related field preferred.
Minimum Work Experience
Previous experience in pediatric electro-diagnostics preferred
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Must hold credentials from The American Board of Registration for Electrocephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET).
Required to maintain BLS certification.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrates good, appropriate interpersonal skills considering the age/population and cognitive abilities of the individuals.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. In the performance of this job, the employee may be exposed to chemical vapors such as acetone, ether, or glutaraldehyde.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.