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EEG Technologist - Neurosciences - Memorial City

UTHealth
Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    210001E1
Department: Neurosciences

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Location: Memorial City, TX (Greater Houston area)

Position Summary:

Measures the electrical activity in patients with instruments used by physicians in diagnosing neurological disorders.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Operates electromyography (EMG) or electroencephalogram (EEG) instruments to record electrical activity
  • Explains procedures to patients.
  • Obtains patient's medical history.
  • Performs routine maintenance of equipment and orders medical supplies.

EEG Specific Activities
  • Independently prepares patients for testing and/or monitoring by accurately placing electrodes and using established protocols required for the procedure.
  • Recognizes artifacts on EEG recording with an attempt to eliminate. Requests assistance from physician and/or peers when difficulties are encountered.
  • Recognizes abnormalities on EEG and enhances them by utilizing appropriate filter settings, paper speeds and/or monitoring techniques.
  • Completes a technical description and prepares recorded EEG recording for the physician.

EMG Specific Activities
  • Assists Neurologist in performing EMG procedures with a focus on patient comfort and physician needs. May also perform EMG procedure independently under the supervision of physician.
  • Prepares patients for nerve conduction studies in a professional manner and as specified by the physician.
  • Measures and records time and distance between stimulus and response, manually or using a computer, and calculates velocity of electrical impulse in peripheral nerve.
  • Monitors response on oscilloscope and records the nerve conduction velocity.
  • Legibly records accurate latencies and calculations on designated forms for physician review.
  • Prepares printed results for physician review.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate's degree in related field preferred.
  • Neurodiagnostic Technology degree preferred.
  • Medical Assistant experience preferred.

Minimum Experience:
  • One (1) year of related experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215





Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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