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Job Summary

The Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is seeking an EEG Tech to perform all types of standard and complex electroencephalographic tests and to assist in the training of new staff members in the unit.

Responsibilities*

  • Instruct patient on how to relax and cooperate for any type of electroneurodiagnostic test.
  • Obtain all types of EEG recordings, including portables and brain death recordings using needle electrodes.
  • Record electroneurdiagnostic tests in the operating rooms, utilizing special equipment.
  • Record specialized electroneurdiagnostic tests in the lab using computers and specialized stimulation technique.
  • Assist in the training of new staff members in the unit.
  • Apply electrodes to predetermined, measured positions on the head, and check the performance of the electrodes.
  • Obtain and record pertinent information from the patient and the medical records (on line or paper).
  • Obtain portable recordings on patients in the recovery room and the intensive care units.
  • Calibrate and adjust equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.
  • Attend weekly in-service lectures and workshops.

Required Qualifications*

  • High school graduation with basic science coursework or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
  • Experience as an EEG Technologist is necessary.
  • Certification by the American Board of Registration for Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists in EEG is necessary (R. EEG T.)
  • Satisfactory completion of college courses in the physiological and biological sciences is desirable.
  • Satisfactory completion of an accredited program in END Technology is highly desirable.

Work Schedule

As assigned, Monday through Sunday covering any of 3 different shifts during a 24 hour period to provide EEG and Epi Lab services, daytime, evening, and overnight.  Participation in 24 hour on call schedule and overtime as assigned.  Mandatory overtime is possible.

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.