Lead EEG Technician at Tower Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 5 days ago.





Job Description:

Overview




About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children



St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.


St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.


In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.



About the Organization



Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.


With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.


Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.


At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.



Responsibilities



Thr EEG Technician will provide support to the EEG Lab in conjunction with the Medical Director and with the Department Director. The primary responsibility is to p erform technically and clinically accurate EEG tests as ordered by the Physicians in the clinical Neuro-diagnostic lab, all ICU settings and patient floors. Report directly to the Department Director and to the Medical Director.



Skills & Abilities:


-Appropriate clinical skills to pediatric patients and their families.


-Must be able to work closely with physicians and other medical staff.


-Capacity to work well with uncooperative and severely ill patients.


-Excellent oral communication and writing skills, excellent organizational skills.


-The /EEG technician must have the ability to operate peripheral computer equipment and make minor repairs when necessary.


-Required to participate EEG On-Call rotation as needed.


-Works independently, utilizing a variety of instrumentation on an on-going basis.


- Other duties assigned by the Department Director.


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Qualifications




Training & Education:



High School diploma or equivalent.


-ABRET Registered Or In Process


-Training in Neurodiagnostic procedures or with on the job training experience.


-Sleep Technician with A-Step Certification Completed.


-EMT technicians with active certification.


-CMA with active certification



Experience:



One-Two years' experience in any of the above healthcare field is preferred.



Required Licenses:


CPR and or BLS certification


American Board of EEG Technologists (ABRET) or acquire credentials within 6 months of hire


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