This position will focus upon independent review and notation of LTM & Epilepsy patient recordings to quickly identify and respond to any urgent or time-sensitive findings on overnight recordings and also preliminarily identify non-urgent findings for subsequent review by the LTM fellows and attending physicians. Also, the technologist in this position must be able to perform highly complex electroencephalographic procedures; provide technical expertise to EEG Technologist I and II; and participate in research as assigned in the field of EEG technology.
Primary responsibilities: Review and notate on-going LTM recordings to prepare for daily fellow and attending staff record review and interpretation. Any urgent or time-sensitive findings identified during technologist review will be immediately communicated to the on-call or on-service fellows and/or attendings.
Perform or assist with test procedures including: intraoperative EEG monitoring and mapping, extra-operative mapping, intracranial EEG, ictal SPECT monitoring and injections, extended EEG and video monitoring and Long-Term Monitoring studies for all ages (neonatal through young adult) in all Mott hospital settings (Emergency Department, inpatient ward, intensive care units, and EEG lab).
Assist in training and supervising of technical staff.
Develop, implement, evaluate and modify advanced recording procedures.
Participate in research in the neuroscience area, as requested
Explain test procedures to patients and family members, and instruct patients and families in proper positioning, both before and during the recording.
Obtain all types of EEG recordings, including portable studies, brain death recordings, or related procedures within specialty areas.
Calibrate and adjust equipment, or inform Bio-Medical Engineering regarding equipment problems, to be sure all lab equipment is in proper working condition.
Attend in-service training lectures and workshops as available.
Extensive experience as an EEG Technologist
Certification by the American Board of Registration for Electro-neurodiagnostic Technologists in EEG and OR Monitoring is necessary.
A high level of proficiency in recognizing normal and abnormal interictal EEG patterns, and seizures in children of all ages, from neonates to young adults, is necessary.
Certification by the American Board of Registration for Electro-neurodiagnostic Technologists in Long Term Monitoring (CLTM) is desirable.
Satisfactory completion of college courses in the physiological and biological sciences is desirable.
Bachelor degree is desirable.
Satisfactory completion of an accredited program in END Technology is highly desirable.
Tuesday through Saturday, 4 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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