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UT Health EEG/ EMG Tech II - Travel - Medical Center- Neurosciences in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

EEG/ EMG Tech II - Travel - Medical Center- Neurosciences

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Allied Health

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1900015E

Position Summary:

Measures the electrical activity in peripheral nerves using electromyography instruments used by physicians in diagnosing neuromuscular disorders.

Location: TMC and surrounding areas

Department: Neurosurgery

FLSA: Full-Time/ Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Operates electromyography instruments to record electrical activity in peripheral nerves.

  • Explains procedures to patients.

  • Obtains patient’s medical history.

  • Performs routine maintenance of equipment and orders medical supplies.

  • Attaches surface recording electrodes to extremity in which activity is being measured to detect electrical impulse.

  • 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.

  • Assists physicians during electromyography studies.

  • Recognizes and corrects electrical and electronic malfunction.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Depending on field of study:

  • Registered Nerve Conduction Study Technologist (R.NCS.T.) by American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologist (AAET) required.

  • 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) preferred.

Minimum Education:

  • Associate’s degree in related field required. Neurodiagnostic Technology degree preferred.

  • Medical Assistant experience preferred.

Minimum Experience:

  • Four years of related experience.

Physical Requirements:

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.

Security Sensitive:

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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