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Performs routine and complex EEG examinations in the laboratory, at the patient’s bedside, Intensive Care Units and operating room.
Selects predetermined electrode combinations and observes patient with video recording equipment; ensures EEG and tape are lined up exactly.
Checks focus, lighting and microphone.
Abstracts relevant information from the patient’s clinical record and obtains additional information.
Performs electroencephalographic examinations on patients.
Schedules and organizes special procedure tests, angiography, X-ray studies, etc.
Serves as an instructor for new personnel and prepares new personnel for successful completion of registry exams.
Provides training in the interpretation of EEG recordings, applications and the academics of EEG technology.
Maintains equipment in clean operating condition and performs proper maintenance.
Other duties as assigned.
Associate's Degree in Electroneurodiagnostics or related patient care field.
Must be a registered EEG Technician (R.EEG.T).
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK:
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
Minimum one-year experience as an EEG Technician.
Manual dexterity in order to place electrodes precisely and to operate recording equipment.
Ability to push and maneuver EEG machine weighing 320 pounds and Evoked Potential machine weighing 420 pounds.
Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.
Requires some exposure to communicable disease or body fluids.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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