Job Description & Salary Range
UC Title: PD Principal EEG Technologist
Position Number: 10005099
Reports to: Ambulatory Practice Manager
Working Title: PD IOM Tech I
Cost Center: Neuro Diagnostics (7130)
Bargaining Unit: EX
Job Code: 9062
Date Created: 08/14/2012
Shift: Day Shift
Incumbent provides expertise required to monitor Interoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM) cases in the operating room, which may include, but not limited to, functional coritcal mapping, ABR, facial nerve, EMG, SSEP, and Motor Evoked Potentials. May conduct other EEG testing such as electro-corticography. Assists in a variety of duties, including scheduling patients, ordering supplies and completing test result data as necessary.
Essential Job Functions:
The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.
Obtains and documents patient’s medical history as it relates to neurological diagnosis. Reviews planned intraoperative procedures and orders for monitoring and determines appropriate course of monitoring by effectively communicating with the surgical team and department leadership.
Prepares equipment and supplies required for interoperative monitoring according to protocols.
Monitors neurophysiologic central/peripheral functioning throughout the operative procedure. Identifies and corrects excessive electrical and mechanical artifacts. Accurately documents surgical techniques during procedure.
Performs administrative functions such as scheduling patients, ordering supplies, etc.
Assists in training new staff. Serves as a resource to junior staff. Assists junior faculty in understanding EP and IOM findings.
Core Organizational Functions:
Customer Service: Values and delivers high quality service to all customers through effective application of the UCICARE principles: Understanding, Communication, Involvement, Commitment, Action, Respect Environment, and LAST. Knows and complies with all customer service standards as outlined in the Service Excellence Handbook.
Teamwork: Builds effective relationships across work groups by treating fellow employees with courtesy, respect and inclusiveness; maintains a positive attitude and takes responsibility for assignments.
Resource Management: Demonstrates accountability, discretion and sound judgment in using or managing university resources.
Quality Improvement: Strives for high quality performance and takes initiative to make improvements and deliver results.
Personal Achievement: Sets and achieves personal goals to advance career-related skills, knowledge and abilities and helps others to improve their skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Current BLS certification required by time of hire
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Minimum 1 year IOM experience
Advanced knowledge of EP and IOM acquisition and artifact detection/elimination
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
IOM experience with Craniotomy cases
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Previous experience working in the UC Irvine Medical Center operating room
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field
Certification in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM)
Registration in EEG T (REEGT) or Registered in Evoked Potentials (REPT)
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Sitting 50% of time
Standing 40% of time
Walking 10% of time
Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Carrying up to 50 Pounds
Lifting up to 50 Pounds
Pulling up to 100 Pounds
Pushing up to 100 Pounds
Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
University of California Irvine Medical Center - 10 months ago