Under limited direction by the Sr. Electroneurodiagnostic Technician and/or Neurology Physician, performs routine EEG, EMG, and Intraoperative Monitoring procedures and provides technical analysis of the subsequent data as required to allow precise diagnosis of physiologic disorders of the brain and/or nerves.
Educates and prepares patient for tests. With the use of specialized equipment, measures the electrical activity of a patient’s brainwaves or conduction of nerves. Responsible for the electrode placement and operation of equipment to obtain electroencephalogram (EEG) readings or nerve conduction readings. Studies and analyzes the wave graph, making notations to indicate any disorder or artifact. Documents wave length activity for abnormal readings or artifact. Provides reports as ordered by a physician. Calibrates, maintains and sets up necessary equipment. Supervision may involve assigning and reviewing work and acting as a group leader. Assists with education and orientation of staff.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Work is primarily in hospital rooms and OR settings. Requires frequent movement of equipment and transporting of patients. May occasionally be required to push/pull weights up to 200 pounds. May frequently be required to lift or carry items up to 35 pounds. Frequent standing, bending and lifting. Requires sufficient manual dexterity to operate equipment. May be exposed to blood or body fluids as well as to communicable diseases.
Must have one of the following: Registered
Electroencephalographic (EEG) Technologist OR Registered Evoked Potential (EP) Technologist OR Registered Long Term Monitoring (LTM) Technologist OR Registered Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (NIOM) Technologist OR Registered Nerve Conduction Studies Technologist.
Current CPR certification required.
Five (5) years of experience in a Sleep Lab, EEG Laboratory, or other closely related experience.
An Associate’s Degree in Electroneurodiagnostic and Polysomnography Technology (or similar degree) may be substituted for equivalent amount of experience.
Associates Degree or higher in the health care field or other related field.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of safety and maintenance of equipment. Knowledge of Epilepsy and Nerve disorders and treatment. Ability to explain technical information in such a way that a layperson can understand. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to analyze data and prepare a written report. Good computer skills.
OU Medicine is the collaboration among OU Medical Center, The Children's Hospital, OU Medical Center Edmond, OU Physicians, OU...