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EEG Technician

Company: Intermountain Health
Location: American Fork
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:
This position performs technically accurate electroencephalographic (brain wave) testing and collects other data pertinent to the interpretation of test results under the direction of a registered EEG Technologist or the EEG Laboratory Medical Director. Data collected is utilized by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
Posting Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes (Health, Vision, & Dental Insurance, 401(K), education assistance, + many more)

  • Shift Details: Part Time- 24 hours/week, Saturday & Sunday from 0630 to 1830

  • Location: EEG/Sleep Lab - Utah Valley Hospital and American Fork Hospital

  • Additional Details: Training will be done Monday- Friday during business hours.

    Essential Job Duties

    • Performs technically accurate electroencephalographic (brain wave) testing that is free from electrical disturbances (artifacts) that may cause unreliable studies. Collects and documents data pertinent to the interpretation of test results including all remarkable events. Relays concerns to physicians.

    • Provides and facilitates patient and family education by reviewing medical records and interviewing patients to obtain pertinent history and explaining testing procedures. Documents patient response to teaching and instruction and obtains any additional information required. Key partnerships include: patients, families, providers, management and other members of the interdisciplinary team.

    • Performs biologic and physiologic quality controls (Biocals) to ensure delivery of quality patient care.

    • Maintains equipment and troubleshoots hardware and software malfunctions to ensure proper performance. Maintains a clean, safe environment in preparation for patient care.

    • During the delivery of services, uses supplies and resources efficiently and effectively.

    • Completes billing forms for tests in an accurate and timely manner to ensure proper payment and reimbursement.

    • Integrates regulatory, legal, and ethical requirements into practice to ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Practices within scope of Intermountain and facility policies and procedures and understands legal implications of care delivery.

    • Under the direction of the EEG System Manager and/or the EEG System QA Coordinator, teaches and shares knowledge and expertise with trainees, students, new employees, and other hospital staff as well as patients and families in the provision of EEG procedures.

      This position may be filled as a Registered EEG Tech based on candidate experience and qualifications.
      Minimum Requirements

      • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

      • Experience in a healthcare environment through work or education.

      • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

      • Effective teamwork skills in stressful circumstances.

      • Experience working in a team-oriented environment, as well as working independently.

      • Experience using word processing, spreadsheets, and email applications.

      • Must be willing to take call for EEG on-call rotation and respond/arrive within the department's designated timeframe.

        Preferred Requirements

        • Six months of EEG clinical experience.

        • Experience using neurodiagnostic equipment.

        • Current or prospective candidate of an ABRET recognized program.

          Physical Requirements:

          • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, sterile indicator tags, colors, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies

          • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

          • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment and instruments with precision and accuracy. This includes computer use and typing for documentation, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

          • Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

          • Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

          • May be expected to stand in a stationary position with personal protective equipment for an extended period of time.

            Anticipated job posting close date:
            American Fork Hospital, Utah Valley Hospital
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            Scheduled Weekly Hours:
            The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
            $22.80 - $35.19
            We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.
            Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .
            Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
            Intermountain Health is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called Select Health, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.
            Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.
            To find out more about us, head to our career site here ( .
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            We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Health that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.
            Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. (
            Introduce yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.
            Intermountain Health's PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (
            The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
            All positions subject to close without notice.
            Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

Keywords: Intermountain Health, Salt Lake City , EEG Technician, Professions , American Fork, Utah

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