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Hours Full-time
Location Jessup, Maryland

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The experienced Electroencephalographic (EEG) Technician I completes EEG studies in the inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) and in the outpatient Sleep Electroencephalographic (EEG) Clinic. This position will perform Continuous Electroencephalographic (cEEG) monitoring; evaluations; and data analysis of patients with seizures. This staff member will edit and archive EEG video data; ensure proper documentation; provide technical assistance; follow protocols; review data; write reports; engage in training; and maintains databases, equipment, the technical environment, and laboratory inventory. The incumbent will also explain procedures to be performed in a manner that is age appropriate and understandable to patients and their family.

 

Qualified applicants must be enrolled in or have graduated from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostic Technologist (NDT) program.  Qualified applicants must have one (1) year of clinical experience performing EEG technician duties required.

 

*This is a night shift position.  $1500 hiring incentive available

 

 


  1. Complete Electroencephalographic (EEG) studies including but not limited to; equipment set-up for Continuous Electroencephalographic (cEEG) monitoring recordings; application of scalp electrodes utilizing the International 10-20 (or 10-10) system of electrode placement; and the application of collodion or paste adhesives.
  2. Complete activating procedures (i.e., hyperventilation and photic stimulation); eliminate and/or properly monitoring physiological and non-physiological artifacts; review, evaluate, map, and classify impressions of Ictal, Interictal, and Paroxysmal events from EEG video data. Annotate event(s) occurring during daily scanning. Edit and archive EEG video data, documentation, and mapping.
  3. Maintain clinical databases and archives ensuring appropriate records and file locations are saved.
  4. Assist physicians in real time with technical aspects that may interfere with EEG interpretation/report generation.
  5. Work with the Facilities department to keep the technical environment appropriate for medical care and technical recordings. In addition to the inpatient medical team, collaborate with the Nursing, Child Life, and Behavioral Psychology departments to develop, implement, and monitor medical procedures for the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) patients. Communicate with inpatient team regarding non-LTM EEGs.
  6. Write preliminary report and detailed description of EEG patterns, seizure semiology, radiologic findings, mapping of abnormalities, and selection of representative EEG samples.
  7. Appropriately maintain, clean, and store all equipment and laboratory inventory.
  8. Educate the patient and family regarding the EMU monitoring procedures. Ensure that the interaction is according to the audience’s (i.e., patient and family) level of understanding.
  9. Ensure quality control for all studies.
  10. Serve as the point of contact for the lab’s Emergency Medicine Physician (EMP) regarding technical aspects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required.

 

EDUCATION:

Must be enrolled in or have graduated from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP) accredited Neurodiagnostic Technologist (NDT) program.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • One (1) year of clinical experience performing EEG technician duties required.
  • Experience working with patient populations with disabilities preferred.

We require full COVID vaccination or documentation of medical and/or religious exemption(s) approval for this job as we are a healthcare institution committed to putting health and safety first for our patients, students, employees, and the communities we serve.

 

Kennedy Krieger Institute offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement, free parking and child care subsidies!  In addition, we offer rich professional development opportunities. 


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Posting ID: 899961950 Posted: 2024-03-09 Job Title: Technician Incentive