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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia EEG Extern - 48078 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 691428900LOC_MAIN-Main HospitalReq ID:77801Shift: AnyEmployment Status:Regular - Part TimeJob SummaryWorks within the Neurodiagnostic Department to deliver limited EEG care support services under the supervision of an individual holding an ABRET registered electroneurodiagnostic certification, providing supportive care to patients, including surveillance of monitoring equipment, and assists neurodiagnostic care practitioners in the provision of care to pediatric patients and their families. Performs necessary duties which assist the Neurodiagnostic R. EEGT /Preceptor.Job ResponsibilitiesPractice Under supervision of R. EEGT./Preceptor assists in the provision of care to patients and familiesDemonstrates ability to perform equipment set-up and monitoring under direct supervision of R. EEGT /Preceptor.Demonstrates ability to perform responsibility in the Set up room under direct supervision of the R. EEGT /Preceptor.Assists R. EEGT/Preceptor with direct patient care as follows:Clinical signsAssists with procedures by anticipating needs of R.EEGT and preparing for and setting up of equipment, including positioning, holding, and comforting patients.Anticipates equipment/supply needs for the admission or discharge of patients in the routine EEG lab and also in the EMU. Sets-up and removes supplies and equipment from patient room for next admission.Responds according to hospital procedure in emergency situations.Attends neurology rounds and bi-weekly record review.Demonstrates skill in use of EEG/LTM monitoring equipment.Immediately responds to alarms and directly assesses the patient and reports to appropriate health care team member.Assists with work in the department Treatment Room, equipment room and EEG tech review area.Restrictions are as follows:Administration of medications.Performing EEG studies independently.Giving Preliminary results to care giversIndependent care of patient. Job Responsibilities (Continued)Professionalism/Leadership Demonstrates high standards of professionalism by maintaining a professional image in all they do. Participates in departmental based staff meetings and learning activities.Accepts instruction/guidance from preceptor and other clinically advanced personnel.Uses available resources.Participates in evaluation of self, peers, and leaders.Incorporates into practice recommendations of evaluation by self, peers, and leaders.Practice contributes towards achieving department-based goals.* Demonstrates appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of the Neurodiagnostic Department.* Addresses parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity.* Arrives at work on time and is ready to start the shift.* Gives an accurate report on the patient and family to members of the team.* Follows safe handoff practices.* Participates in patient care rounds. Research Demonstrates on awareness of research. Assists R. EEGT/Preceptor with data collection.Assists R. EEGT/Preceptor with reviewing record and interpretations.Demonstrates knowledge of quality improvement activities.* Can perform a basic literature search on selected topic. Learning Identifies own learning needs and obtains necessary education to meet requirements of position.Examines successes and failures to improve performance.Maintains a blame free environment. Participates in identifying and meeting own learning needs.Participates in continuing educational opportunities at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.Applies education and training to daily work to enhance job knowledge and skills.Begins to demonstrate health care informatics competency in order to manage patient care, outcome data and current and emerging health care technology, which include:Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space.Information literacy, including the effective use of the Intranet an