Autonomic Lab Technician per diem

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Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)

Location :
Boston, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Employer Name: SpiderID: Location: Boston, Massachusetts Date Posted: 2/4/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety Job Code: -2850 Job Description: GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT: The Autonomic Lab technologist facilitates a battery of tests to measure the functioning of the autonomic nervous system. The technologist will measure the heart rate and blood pressure of the patient who will be exposed to a variety of stimuli that are controlled by the technologist such as deep breathing, active standing, and passive head-up tilting on a tilt-table. In addition, the technologist will perform a sympathetic skin response test that will evaluate and record the galvanic response from the skin. The technician will be responsible preparing the patient for the all autonomic testing in the lab as well as providing explanations of what to expect. When the exams are complete, the technologist organizes the data into a report. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Correctly places EKG leads and electrodes to acquire a diagnostically accurate EKG Prepares a patient for testing Explains each autonomic test component to the patient and assures they understand what to expect, how to communicate during the test and why the test has been ordered Sets up the patient room with all necessary equipment before the patient’s test time Performs each autonomic test and records observations in real time Helps to maintain proper scheduling in conjunction with the scheduling department. Provides patients with pre-appointment paperwork and answers any patient questions prior to appointment date Maintains proper supply levels and orders additional testing supplies as needed Enters test result data With the help of the front desk and scheduling department, ensures each patient has insurance coverage in place prior to visit. Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager or Director of the department Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we’ve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home. Qualifications SKILLS/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: Can perform accurate EKG tracings Excellent patient interactive skills Can recognize life threatening arrhythmias Can recognize EKG artifact Can enter data quickly and accurately Can measure blood pressures EDUCATION: Associated Degree preferred LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or REGISTRATIONS Massachusetts license is not required EXPERIENCE: Experience is preferred WORKING CONDITIONS: Most of the time on the job is spent walking and standing. It may be necessary to assist a patient getting on or off the tilt table. EEO Statement Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employee’s protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Partner’s Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name: Partner’s Healthcare Company Type: Company: Brigham & Women’s Faulkner Hospital(BWFH) City: State: Zip: