Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.
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Largest acute care provider in Denver area
2,397 associates, 1,332 medical staff, 108 residents
New $623 million, 360-bed, 826,000-square-foot replacement facility (December 2014)
Services & Expertise
Breast Care Center
Center for Women and Infants
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Weight Loss Surgery Center
Kudos: Saint Joseph Hospital offers excellence across the continuum of care for patients.
The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU), under the direction of Epileptologist physician, will monitor epilepsy patients for 4 continuous inpatient days to determine candidacy for neurosurgery. The Technologist will perform EEG testing for in-patients and outpatients. Notifies the neurologist when study is complete. Manages documentation and storage of the studies, both electronically and on DVDs. Schedules appointments. Other duties as assigned.
Reads physician's electroencephalograph test requisition to determine which of a number of standards tests are to be performed; explains to patient the need for the examination and procedure involved in an effort to reduce or overcome possible anxiety or reluctance to cooperate.
Determines locations to place electrodes on patient's head; marks locations on patient's head. Attaches electrodes to marked locations on patient's head; ensures that electrode leads are connected correctly; calibrates all electroencephalograph recording channels in accordance with standard procedure.
Operates electroencephalograph equipment in accordance with training, experience, and standard procedure to produce tracings for analysis by a physician.
Observes patient for undesired activity such as blinking of the eves or leg movement which may produce artifacts on the tracing and notates such activity on the tracing.
·The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
High School diploma or equivalent, required
Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) from American Heart Assn, required
Registered EEG Tech or EPT through ABRET, preferred, and obtained within 6 months after hire date.
Prefer at least least 6 months experience as an EEG Technologist
Experience in EMU and evoked potential, EMG. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
Completion of specialized vocational training in electroencephalography or related medical training, preferred
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.