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Your Nursing Assistant experience will be key at UW Health in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.

 

We are seeking a Seizure Monitor Technician to:

  •          Monitor seizure patients in the EMU (Epilepsy Monitoring Unit) via remote video system.
  •          Recognize, classify and document interictal, ictal, and post-ictal activity.
  •          Place, remove and maintain electrodes on both video EEG patients and continuous EEG ICU patients.
  •          Determine when to activate emergency measures to intervene in patient seizure activity and alert appropriate personnel.


 

Education:

Minimum - High school diploma or equivalent


Work Experience:

Minimum - Nine months previous seizure monitoring tech experience or equivalent experience as a Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of general patient care during seizure activity
  • Knowledge of psychosocial needs of seizure patients and families
  • Knowledge of patient behavior and symptoms related to or associated with seizures
  • Ability to make accurate patient observations and communicate and record same
  • Ability to perform effectively in emergency situations
  • Ability to function as a team member and to communicate effectively with patient's family and team members
  • Knowledge of and ability to use all equipment needed for monitoring seizure patients

Physical Requirements:

Light: Ability to lift up to 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.


Work Schedule90% FTE, 36 hours per week. Scheduled shifts are 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm, Monday through Friday with rotating weekends and holidays. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.


University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.


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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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