EEG/ EMG Tech II - Travel - Medical Center- Neurosciences
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 1900015E
Measures the electrical activity in peripheral nerves using electromyography instruments used by physicians in diagnosing neuromuscular disorders.
Location: TMC and surrounding areas
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.
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.
Associate’s degree in related field required. Neurodiagnostic Technology degree preferred.
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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