The EEG Technologist I is an entry to mid-level position in the neurodiagnostic unit or department. The EEG Technologist I will perform EEGs procedures
according to facility policy and procedures. The EEG Technologist I will maintain patient safety during clinically significant events, and other related duties.
Communication skills are essential for this position. During EEG procedures for which competence has not been achieved, the EEG Technologist I trains under
direct technical supervision. Once training is completed and all required institution competencies have been achieved, the EEG Technologist I works under
indirect technical supervision.
It is expected that the institution employing the EEG Technologist I makes available the appropriate personnel to provide required direct technical supervision
during training and indirect technical supervision.
Direct technical supervision requires that an EEG technologist II or a physician who performs all technical aspects required for electroencephalography must be
physically present at all times during the procedure.
Indirect technical supervision requires that an EEG Technologist II or a physician who performs all technical aspects required for electroencephalography must be
immediately available to provide assistance and direction throughout the procedure.
The EEG Technologist I works under the technical direction of the EEG Technologist II or higher and reports to administrative and clinical leadership as is defined by
facility policy and procedures.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Internal Number: 62184
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