Help in the training of junior staff EEG Technologists to achieve the competencies set forth by the American Society of Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists (ASET) for performing Electroencephalograms.
Duties of an EEG Specialist in the EEG Department may include the following but are not limited to:
The training specialist will work with the junior technologist in both didactic and practical settings. The sessions may be conducted either in the Hospital or Outpatient Office. The ASET Competencies would serve as a template in the development of the skill set of junior technologists. This includes:
EEG Core Knowledge :
Accurate electrode placement according to the 10-20 System.
Proper electrode application including skin preparation, acceptable electrode impedances.
Obtaining history of the patient, medications. Establish rapport with patient and family.
An understanding of sensitivity and filters.
Computing voltage and frequencies of waveforms.
Recording Principles :
Activating procedures including hyperventilation and photic stimulation.
Noting drowsiness and sleep.
Recording of ECG or other modalities.
Medication effects on the EEG.
Terminology used in EEG.
Assist in the guidance of the technologist's continuing education. To include directed reading and online training.
In addition, this position requires an understanding of all components of the recording of the EEG for seizure surgery patients. This includes an understanding of grid and depth electrodes with appropriate montage design. Assisting in data analysis is also required.
Required : Registration with The American Board of Registration of EEG and EP Technologists (ABRET) is required. The required credential is R. EEG T . Requires 1 year of clinical experience with EMG/NCV and Evoked Potentials.
Preferred : N/A
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Specialist
Job Field: EEG
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: EEG-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8a.m. to 4p.m. Pass Days: Mon, Sun
Posting Start Date: Apr 13, 2021
Posting End Date: Jul 13, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3
Internal Number: 2101077
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