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.
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.
Imaging & Radiology
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.