| The Long Term Monitoring/EEG Technician provides competent technical skills in the operation of equipment used to record electroencephalograms. The LTM/EEG Technician also provides quality electroencephalographic examinations and ensures proper care and operation of equipment used. The technician also inventory control of related equipment and supplies and assist in quality control. |
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs standard and complex electroencephalograpic recordings, as ordered. Functions independently to safely operate sophisticated medical equipment to record, download, review, and analyze sleep/wake physiology in recorded EEG and other neurodiagnostic studies. Monitors patient's condition. Maintains EEG recordings and logs exams performed. Delivers results to appropriate team members. Modifies recording protocol appropriately when abnormalities occur in the EEG, adding electrodes in on-standard locations and devising the appropriate recording techniques with minimal assistance. Abstracts the relevant information for the patients' clinical record, obtaining additional information by questioning patient, physician, nurses and other technicians. Ensure accurate record analysis for all patients, including pediatric, psychiatric, and patients with special medical conditions. During clinical or electrographic events, acquires all necessary information and completes assessment reports for physician interpretation. Recognizes and promptly reports patient's motor abnormalities. Follows protocols/procedures as assigned to monitor the patient, EEG, EMU. LTM and other neurodiagnostic procedures. Monitor patients and recordings and recognize EEG pathology when it occurs and respond with the appropriate interventions to ensure patient safety. Participates as a member of the overall team to assist in other duties to meet overall goals (i.e., meeting established time goals for competing studies.) Provides clinical on-call and day-to-day functions. Complies with Universal Infection Control procedures and appropriately handles hazardous materials. Maintains equipment and corrects malfunctions when possible.
|1. License: Must be certified in Basic Life Support (adult, child, and infant) R.EEG.T.preferred but not required; Graduate of accredited EEG technology program/eligible for ABRET (American Board of EEG & Evoked Potential Technologists) exam preferred but not required. |
2. Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) mandatory. Some post secondary or college education in science or allied health-related area is preferred. Knowledge of normal cardio respiratory, neurological and sleep physiology.
3. Experience: 1-2 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred but not required.
Additional Salary Information: DOE
Internal Number: 021314
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