Performs a wide variety of neurodiagostic studies used to assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of patient with neurological or muscular disorders. Operates specialized equipment which measures and records electrical activity of the brain, peripheral nervous system and spinal cord.
Education: Electromyography technologists must complete a two-year college, hospital or alternative training program in EMG technology coupled with a supervised practical training internship.
Licensure: Preferred registry from American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists.
Experience: Minimum of one year experience in a hospital and or clinic setting.
Skills: Ability to work with pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient populations. Ability to work independently to perform standard and complex neurodiagnostic examinations under minimum direction. Need to have manual dexterity, good vision, ability to work with electronic equipment and working knowledge of computers required. Good knowledge of general office skills and practices. Must meet Basic Life Support Certification by the completion of the orientation period and maintain recertification.
Interpersonal Skills: Maturity and ability to establish good rapport with patients, public and staff. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers. Maintains high degree of confidentiality.
Physical Effort: Medium Duty work. Weight Lifted: 50 lbs. infrequently, 25 lbs. or less frequently.
Hours of Work: Day shift - Monday through Friday. Occasional evenings possible.
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Other: Must possess ability to use independent judgment in performing various tasks in a professional manner and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
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