UT Health EEG Technologist II - UTHealth Neurosciences - Southwest / Greater Heights - Part Time in Southwest Houston, Texas
EEG Technologist II - UTHealth Neurosciences - Southwest / Greater Heights - Part Time
Southwest Houston, Texas
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210003CP
Location(s): Southwest and Greater Heights Clinics
Position Type: Part Time
We are in search of an EEG Tech II as part of UTHealth Neurosciences. The individual in this position will measure the electrical activity in patients with instruments used by physicians in diagnosing neurologial disorders. and upholding the core values of our team. Our group has a passion for creating positive patient interactions and we are seeking a team member that is dedicated to caring for the well-being of others. This opportunity will also allow for continued growth and development within a multispecialty, comprehensive neurosciences clinic.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Operates (EEG) instruments to record electrical activity.
Explains procedures to patients.
Obtains patient’s medical history.
Performs routine maintenance of equipment and orders medical supplies.
EEG Specific Activities
Independently prepares patients for testing and/or monitoring by accurately placing electrodes and using established protocols required for the procedure.
Recognizes artifacts on EEG recording with an attempt to eliminate. Requests assistance from physician and/or peers when difficulties are encountered.
Recognizes abnormalities on EEG and enhances them by utilizing appropriate filter settings, paper speeds and/or monitoring techniques.
Completes a technical description and prepares recorded EEG recording for the physician.
EMG Specific Activities
Assists Neurologist in performing EMG procedures with a focus on patient comfort and physician needs. May also perform EMG procedure independently under the supervision of physician.
Prepares patients for nerve conduction studies in a professional manner and as specified by the physician.
Measures and records time and distance between stimulus and response, manually or using a computer, and calculates velocity of electrical impulse in peripheral nerve.
Monitors response on oscilloscope and records the nerve conduction velocity.
Legibly records accurate latencies and calculations on designated forms for physician review.Prepares printed results for physician review.
Other duties as assigned.
- Certification required based on field of study:Registered Nerve Conduction Study Technologist (R.NCS.T.) by American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologist (AAET)OR One of the following certifications: Certified Nerve Conduction Technologist (CNCT) from American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM) or Registered EEG Tech (R. EEG. T.) from American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET).
- Associate’s degree in related field preferred. Neurodiagnostic Technology degree preferred.
- Three (3) years of related experience. Medical Assistant experience preferred.
- Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
- This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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