JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction, obtains electroencephalographic tracings and measurements of brain function with a maximum understanding of the patient's pathological condition and physical characteristics to optimize the examination for both EEG and multimodality evoked potential testing. Provides appropriate clinical and technical information to the physician to facilitate accurate interpretation. Provides testing to all patient populations, including children, newborns through adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients. Works in Ambulatory Care Center and inpatient acute care settings.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) offers the residents of northeastern Maryland an unparalleled combination of clinical expertise, leading-edge technology, and an exceptional patient experience. A community-based, integrated, non-profit health system, our vision is to become the preferred, integrated health system creating the healthiest community in Maryland. We are dedicated to maintaining and improving the health of the people in our community through an integrated health delivery system that provides high quality care to all. Our commitment to service excellence is evident through a broad range of health care services, technologies and facilities. We work collaboratively with our community and other health organizations to serve as a resource for health promotion and education. Today, UM UCH is the leading health care system and second largest private employer in Harford County. Our 3,500 team members and over 650 medical staff physicians serve residents of Harford County, eastern Baltimore County, and western Cecil County.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health owns and operates: University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH), Havre de Grace, MD University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC), Bel Air, MD The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Bel Air, MD The Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center, Bel Air, MD The Senator Bob Hooper House, Forest Hill, MD
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Education & Training: High school diploma required. Completion of a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) accredited program or AMA approved course of electroencephalography required. Must have Nursing Assistant certification, Medical Assistant certification, or Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) certification required. BLS required. R.EEG T credential from the ABRET EEG Registry preferred. College courses in anatomy, physiology, and/or biology preferred.
Work Orientation & Experience: Previous experience performing EEG's, Evoked Potentials, or Polysomnography testing is preferred.
Skills & Abilities: Must have the ability to: a) convey effective verbal and written information; b) respond to emergency situations appropriately; c) relate positively with and reassure patients; d) maintain discretion with patients; e) organize and manage time effectively, setting appropriate priorities; f) make independent decisions consistent with current policies and procedures; g) communicate effectively, projecting a positive image of the organization in support of the Service Excellence expectations; h) adapt hours of availability to variable needs of the care setting; and i) effectively function as a member of a collaborative team.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond. UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily. The hospitals and health systems that comprise UMMS are: University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, UM Capital Region Health, UM Charles Regional Medical Center, UM St. Joseph Medical Center, UM Upper Chesapeake Health, UM Shore Regional Health, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital and UM Community Medical Group.