In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. Sinai Health has a bold vision and strategy for the future: To create Canada's leading health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care for complex patients.
A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about our commitment to creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.
To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for an Electroencephalogram (EEG) Technician to support our Rehabilitation Services department at Mount Sinai Hospital Campus.
Under the supervision of Neurologist, EEG Technician performs EEG tests. In addition to the technical duties, the technician orders supplies, ensures the equipment is maintained and adheres to infection control practices. The EEG technician should be able to work independently in complex care settings such as the ICU and neonatal ICU to obtain high quality test results and be able to troubleshoot common and uncommon technical issues that may arise in these settings. In additional, the technician may be asked to perform adult or neonatal EEGs that are required in research studies being done at the Mount Sinai Hospital.
Receive the patient from reception and obtain history of symptoms and previous EEG tests
Explain the test procedure to the patient and obtain cooperation necessary for a complete examination
Obtain patient consent for the procedure
Prepare the patient, applying a variety of surface electrodes as required
Describe abnormal clinical manifestations observed during the test
Perform appropriate calibration procedure on the electrodiagnostic instrument for standard recordings
Manipulate instrument controls for optimal recording of electrical responses
Keep equipment clean and in operating conditions, detect instrument malfunctions, make minor maintenance adjustment
Report need for major repairs
Performance of adult and neonatal EEGs in the context of hospital based research studies
Other duties as assigned
Successful completion of a Diploma of Technology in Electrophysiology or equivalent
Registered with the Canadian Association of Electroneurophysiology Technologists or similar professional association
Expertise in the performance of nerve conduction studies and adult and neonatal electroencephalograms in an inpatient and outpatient setting including adult and neonatal ICUs
Registration with Canadian Association of Electroneurophysiology Technologists or similar professional association
Strong interpersonal skills to establish successful rapport with patients, public and staff
Capacity and sensitivity to deal with severely ill patients and the circumstances that surround these patients
Excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history