Under direct supervision, learns the principles, theory, and
applications of electroencephalography (EEG).
1. Learns the elements of EEG technology and equipment such as the
techniques for running and maintenance of the EEG machine, the
fabrication, placement, and application of EEG electrodes; and the
measurement of electrode resistance.
2. Learns to recognize and identify various types of artefacts and
the measures necessary to eliminate them from EEG recordings.
3. Learns the indications for the choice of time constants and
4. Learns to recognize instrument malfunctions and measures to
5. Learns basic electronics, brain anatomy, physiology, pathology,
and clinical neurology as they apply to EEG.
6. Learns evoked potential testing.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED and course work in biological
and chemical science
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability
to make arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately. Ability to
establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients,
faculty, staff, and students. Ability to walk and stand at least 50%
of the time, to push and maneuver large and bulky portable testing
equipment, and to lift and position patients. Ability to wear and work
in personal protective equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examination to determine ability to perform the job.