UT Health EEG Technician (Neurology) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

EEG Technician (Neurology)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Allied Health

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180001WF

Position Summary:

Performs electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings on patients and analyzes the results; archives data; screens patients; monitors EEG system; prints films and maintains equipment; performs pre-authorizations for EEGs outpatient at UTP and inpatient for the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at MHH.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for performing EEGs in the outpatient setting. Instructs, prepares, and monitors patients through EEG procedures, performs EEG recordings on patients and analyzes the resulting data. Works with the Faculty regarding the results.

  2. Screens patients; obtains and documents pertinent medical history from patients and referring facilities; reviews informed consent form with patients and families.

  3. Responsible for daily EEG system upkeep procedures; performs system checks and reports problems to appropriate personnel; maintains and sets up EEG machine.

  4. Performs acquisition/collection of EEG recordings on patients. Monitors patient position and activity. Ensures high quality data.

  5. Assists with EEG data analysis.

  6. Assists with the specialized recording requirements of research EEGs. Includes maintain IRB documentation.

  7. Participation and coordinator of audits, mock codes, and other QA procedures.

  8. Arrange hospital admissions; obtain authorizations/pre-certifications for procedures.

  9. Keeps work area clean and stocked.

  10. Stays abreast of current trends of technology and procedures.

  11. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

BLS Certified (CPR)

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Experience:

One year of job-related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount 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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