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Akron, Ohio - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 10 October 2019
 
 
About Us
Akron Children s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.
We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.
OUR PROMISES
  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Shift Information: Day Job
Variable Days/Rotating Weekends

Variable Days/Rotating Weekends


Position Summary:
  • In collaboration with the Epileptologist/Neurologists, the EEG reader technologist reviews and evaluates continuous, raw video EEG recording data from the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, and inpatient hospital units.
  • Responsible for accurately making edits of the record, annotating normal and abnormal EEG findings, recognize artifact, subtle seizures and changes in level of consciousness.
  • Presents EEG/video data and study evolution in daily patient rounds to staff physician/epileptologist, describing current seizures, their frequency, duration and interictal findings.
  • Writes detailed description of EEG patterns, clinical behavior, seizure semiology, and provides preliminary report to epileptologist/Neurologists and other medical staff.
  • Participates in intraoperative and extraoperative electrocorticography, brain mapping, WADA s, and intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring studies.
  • Under the supervision of a staff Neurologist/Epileptologist, the reader technologist writes final reports including pertinent results of previous investigations, current EEG patterns, seizure semiology, mapping results, updated classification, impression of ictal and interictal abnormalities.
  • Compiles selection of representative EEG and video clips for presentation in multidisciplinary epilepsy conference as requested.
  • Supports and promotes hospital, division and EMU team s goals and efforts.
  • Provides high quality patient care and customer service to patients and their families.
  • Participates in quality and continuing education initiatives.
  • Supports hospital and division goals and objectives through daily staff coaching, mentoring, education and research initiatives.
  • Communicates with management regarding daily and strategic initiatives and opportunities.
Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree in Electroneurodiagnostics from an accredited college preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of EEG waveforms, normal and abnormal for all ages, pharmacologic effects on EEG, and seizure classification.
  • Strong organizational skills, attentiveness to details, computer and database management skills. Possesses good oral and written skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to enhance communication and promote conflict resolution.
  • Certification in Long Term Monitoring (CLTM) by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) required within one year of hire.
  • Registries/certification in Evoked Potentials (R. EP T.) and/or Neurophysiological Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM) preferred but not required.
  • Healthcare provider BLS certification required.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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Akron, Ohio, United States of America
Healthcare
USD
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital
JS8448938622-18176c56d8b56/771276921
10/10/2019 7:16:07 PM

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