Under general supervision, performs electroencephalography (EEG)
recordings at the proficient level and maintains EEG equipment.
1. Performs EEG recordings at the proficient level.
2. Assists higher level technicians with complex cases.
3. Assists in evoked potential testing and neurodignostic monitoring
4. Performs basic maintenance of the EEG machine and related
equipment, apparatus, and devices.
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
EXPERIENCE: One years training or directly related work experience in
General knowledge of the principles, theory, and applications of EEG.
General knowledge of basic electronics, brain anatomy, physiology, and
clinical neurology as they apply to EEG. Skill in making rapid and
accurate arithmetic calculations. Skill in the running and maintenance
of the EEG machine and related equipment, apparatus, and devices.
Skill in recognizing instrument malfunctions and measures to eliminate
them. Skill in fabrication, placement, and application of EEG
electrodes, in the measurement of electrode resistance or impedance,
and in the preparation of electrode paste. Skill in recognizing and
identifying the various types of artefacts and the measures to
eliminate them and the indications for the choice of time constants
and filters. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in
writing. 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.