Northwell Health EKG Technician (EEG Comp) in Valley Stream, New York

Req Number 0026SG

Job Description

1.

Prepares

patient for examination.


Explains

procedure in layman terms to relieve patient of anxiety.


Ensures

patient is screened according to protocol, and assures consent for the

procedure has been obtained, when necessary.

2.

Performs various exams according to the standards and

procedures delineated

by the department.

  • tab-stops:list .5in"Positions patient for test according to standard operating procedures.

  • tab-stops:list .5in"Adjusts immobilization and supportive devices for patients, as needed.

  • tab-stops:list .5in"Adjusts equipment, operates controls to obtain correct documentation in accordance with technical and safety standards.

3.

Monitors

patient condition during examination. Recognizes and reports any motor

abnormalities (i.e. fainting, discoloration, contrast reactions, etc.) to

Radiologist.

4.

Labels

film for identification and maintains required records.

  • tab-stops:list .5in"Ensures tests are properly marked with correct date and proper patient identification numbers. Enters the exam onto the daily log sheet.

  • tab-stops:list .5in"Completes appropriate tracking steps for each examination.

5.

Maintains

equipment in efficient operating condition.


Recognizes

and reports any equipment problems to management.


Cleans

equipment and apparatus of contaminants.


Maintains

a clean and well stocked room.

Performs related duties, as

required.Qualifications


High

School Diploma or equivalent, required.


Graduation

from an approved EKG-EEG Technology Program

OR

Appropriate clinical orientation and training.