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Job Summary

To record electroencephalographic tests on patients with a variety of illnesses; and to perform special procedures


  • Explain test procedures to patients, and instruct patients in proper positioning, both before and during the recording.
  • Apply electrodes to predetermined measured placements and check the performance of the electrodes.
  • Calibrate and adjust equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.
  • Take standard recordings from patients in any condition.
  • Perform special electroencephalographic tests to localize injuries to the nervous system.
  • Monitor and record all unusual and abnormal physiological occurrences.
  • Monitor other vital signs such as eye movement, respiration, muscle and heart beat.
  • Perform brain activating procedures such as hyperventilation, photic stimulation and sleep.
  • Perform portable recordings in such areas as the recovery room or the intensive care unit.
  • Obtain and record any relevant information from the patient, Care Web or the Mi-chart medical record.
  • Determine the cause of equipment failure.
  • Replenish supplies and report machine malfunctions.
  • Attend weekly in-service training lectures and workshop.

Required Qualifications*

High school graduation with basic science course work or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.

Basic knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the body is necessary. Satisfactory completion of college courses in the physiological and biological sciences is desirable. . Eligibility or certification by the American Board of Registration for Electroencephalographic Technologist is necessary.  

Work Schedule

Night shift - 8 p.m. - 4:30 a.m. Five days per week


Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

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.