Under general supervision, performs a variety of neurodiagnostic studies to include EEG, evoked potentials and specialized studies in the EEG laboratory and the Operating Rooms, according to established standards and practices.
Duties and Responsibilities
Performs all modalities of evoked potentials with high quality results in the laboratory, intensive care units and operating rooms.
Performs EEG/EP recordings during neurosurgical intraoperative studies, and advanced recordings during special studies. Performs long term epilepsy monitoring.
Assists with, or performs clinical research procedures as directed.
Performs standard and complex EEG-evoked potential recordings as ordered by physician.
Prepares the patient, explains the procedure and ensures patient's cooperation during the examination.
Selects predetermined electrode combinations as well as special combinations made necessary by the case under study.
Applies suitable electrodes on predetermined measured positions on the patient's head and checks their performance.
Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department, such as evaluation results, individualized treatment plans, progress reports, and other such reports.
Prepares preliminary reports addressed to the patient's physician.
Abstracts relevant information from the patient's clinical record and obtains additional information if necessary.
Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
Attends meetings as required.
Performs other related duties as identified.
Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings.
Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
High School or G.E.D.
Course in Electroencephalography or on-the-job training
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: 10% of total annual salary paid for relocation
Internal Number: 66636
About WellSpan Health
Working as one, we are improving the health of our communities.
WellSpan Health is a nationally recognized, integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. Our organization comprises:
•More than 20,000 employees
•200 patient-care locations
•Eight respected hospitals serving York, Adams, Lebanon, Lancaster and Franklin counties
•A multispecialty medical group that employs more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers
•The Joint Commission-accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center
•Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center
•Level 3 NICU (WellSpan York Hospital and WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital)
•Comprehensive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center (MBSAQIP-accredited)
•Central Pennsylvania's most comprehensive behavioral health organization (one of the largest in the country)
•A home care organization
As a mission-driven and physician-led organization, we are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of physicians, advanced practice providers and leaders. Our continued commitment to that mission has led to ...numerous distinctions and recognitions for our hospitals and facilities.
As a nonprofit, we reinvest in our communities to improve the health and wellness of our patients, as well as those who call central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland home. We also invest heavily in our employees—providing them with new and innovative technologies and treatments, and helping them advance their careers through peer learning, mentorship, cross-training, continuing education and tuition reimbursement. We strive to make life better for our patients, our staff and our communities.