Electroencephalogram Tech (EEG) - Pediatrics Neurology

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Electroencephalogram Tech (EEG) - Pediatrics Neurology

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Allied Health

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240000EE

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  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

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  • Other employee discounts, including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Performs electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings on patients and analyzes the results; archives data; screens patients; monitors EEG system; prints films and maintains equipment; performs pre-authorizations for EEGs outpatient at UTP and inpatient for the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at MHH. The EEG Tech will assist with calling, scheduling, and providing instructions to all patients. They will ensure patients are sleep-deprived, photic, and hyperventilation and write small notes about each patient. They will be responsible for keeping a spreadsheet of patients done and ones not done and why. Keep equipment neat and orderly, and make a list of supplies needed.

Position Location:

UTHealth Houston - Pediatrics Neurology

6410 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030

Schedule: Part-Time, 20 hrs/week, 8 am-5 pm 2-3 days/week

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for performing EEGs in the outpatient setting. Instructs, prepares, and monitors patients through EEG procedures, performs EEG recordings on patients, and analyzes the resulting data. Works with the Faculty regarding the results.

  2. Screens patients; obtains and documents pertinent medical history from patients and referring facilities; reviews informed consent form with patients and families.

  3. Responsible for daily EEG system upkeep procedures; performs system checks and reports problems to appropriate personnel; maintains and sets up EEG machine.

  4. Performs acquisition/collection of EEG recordings on patients. Monitors patient position and activity. Ensures high-quality data.

  5. Assists with EEG data analysis.

  6. Assists with the specialized recording requirements of research EEGs. Includes maintain IRB documentation.

  7. Participation and coordinator of audits, mock codes, and other QA procedures.

  8. Arrange hospital admissions; obtain authorizations/pre-certifications for procedures.

  9. Keeps work area clean and stocked.

  10. Stays abreast of current trends of technology and procedures.

  11. Other duties as assigned.


BLS Certified (CPR)

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Experience:

One year of job-related experience required.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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