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EEG Technician Trainee (Full Time, Evenings)

NEURO-SCIENCE CENTER Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 22420

Description

Job Summary

Under technical supervision of the senior staff, learns to perform EEGs on patients with scalp electrodes and special studies such as ECS and neonatal EEGs. Assists in the daily operations of the department. Performs job functions following the "Guidelines for EEG and Long Term Neurodiagnostic Monitoring in Epilepsy" as set by the American Society of Electro-Neuro-diagnostic Technologists.

Job Specific Duties

  • Adapts methods and instrumentation to obtain optimal results based on history, clinical observations, and EEG findings. 
  • Cleans & keeps equipment in operating condition; ensures (electrical) safety of the patient at all times; performs maintenance & minor repair of equipment and reports the need for major repair. 
  • Participates in conferences, technical meetings, and other educational activities.
  • Learns to perform data retrieval, reduction operations, and prepares EEG records in a form suitable for interpretation by the Physician and includes prescreening EEG and behavioral data. 
  • Learns to perform standard EEG recordings with proficiency in the international 10-20 system and 10-10 as supplementary positions, routinely applies surface electrodes with paste or collodion. 
  • Provides appropriate patient care and detailed observations of clinical manifestations during seizures and other patient emergency situations. 
  • Works on various computer programs and clip sample recordings from the original digital EEG data; edits said data from the computer and prunes selected data for review by the Neurologist. 

Qualifications

Minimum Job Requirements

  • American Heart Association BLS – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High School education or equivalent or preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and writing.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to problem solve to adapt standard clinical procedures to the individual client’s need.
  • Ability to work well with others and the willingness to learn new procedures.


Job :

Imaging & Radiology

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :

NEURO-SCIENCE CENTER-2100-714750

Job Status


:Full Time
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