EEG Technologist I

City New Westminster
Job ID 2022-30468
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Laboratory Services
Posting Date
8 months ago(10/19/2022 7:52 PM)
Employment Type
Casual
FTE
0.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
ROTATING
Days Off
Rotating
Program/Service
EEG/EMG
Salary at Time of Posting
$35.18 - $43.91 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

 

Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care. Learn more.

 

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Fraser Health is proudly recognized as a BC Top Employer. Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.

 

Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and there are no exceptions.

 

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Detailed Overview

Performs various electroneurophysiological tests including EEG tests and Recording for Carotid Endarterectomy; evaluates test results and provides test information for interpretation by the medical staff. Performs supply and equipment maintenance, maintains procedure manual and workload measurement statistics/information.

Responsibilities


  1. Conducts and records EEG tests on patients by performing duties such as operating a variety of digital equipment, adjusting equipment during test processes and taking appropriate measurements from test data produced in order to demonstrate whether abnormalities exist.

  2. Formulates technical preliminary reports by performing duties such as analyzing recordings, describing abnormal manifestations and forwarding impressions to the Neurologists for diagnosis.

  3. Prepares for patient test by performing duties such as receiving requisitions from physicians, reviewing case history, and assessing the nature of the problems to determine test approach. Obtains patient history from the patient or family, explains procedure, attaches electrodes to appropriate areas and monitors patient's comfort to ensure patient is at ease while obtaining required results.

  4. Sets-up and monitors Carotid Endarterectomy during the OR procedures and advises the Surgeon of any changes during the procedure. 

  5. Ensures equipment is functioning correctly and reports any problems to Biomed for equipment servicing.  Cleans machine electrodes; calibrates equipment to ensure production of accurate records.  

  6. Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and equipment. Provides input into capital equipment acquisitions and budget information.

  7. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Graduation from a recognized program in Electroneurophysiology Technology plus one year's recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


Eligible for registration with the Canadian Board of Registration of Electroneurophysiology Technologists (CBRET) and/or the Board of Registered Electromyography Technologists of Canada (BRETC).



Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to work effectively with others. .

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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