sign on incentives: up to $7500***
Performs standard and some specialized Electroencephalograph
recordings, long term video monitoring, and trains to perform evoked potential
testing in the EEG Laboratory and all inpatient care areas of the medical
A listing of the key responsibilities:
appropriate patient information, explains test procedures to patients and
families while providing patient support and comfort. Performs routine EEG’s. Attaches electrodes in standard 10-20 and
10-10 positions. Continually evaluates
the quality and accuracy of recordings and documents activities.
calibration procedures for all recordings.
quality routine EEG’s using proper lead placement for best possible test
EEG abnormalities by implementing alternative nonstandard montages and machine
routine activation procedures such as hyperventilation and photic stimulation.
normal patterns, normal variants, and abnormal patterns.
knowledge of how various medical and pharmacological conditions affect the EEG.
the clinical correlation of abnormal EEG patterns and how they pertain to
various disease states. Communicates
appropriately questions or questionable findings to appropriate clinical staff.
specialized EEG procedures once trained, adapting procedures to particular
long term inpatient video monitoring.
to perform visual, brainstem and somatosensory evoked potentials.
sanitation protocols and techniques pertaining to the cleaning of electrodes,
work areas and equipment. Properly
cleans and adjusts EEG instrumentation.
and ensures proper maintenance of EEG and computer averaging machinery.
off hour call as assigned.
with any resident or fellow training appropriate for an EEG tech.
EEG review sessions and in-service training as required.
other duties as required or assigned.
***External hires only, and certain conditions apply
Enrollment in or completion of
Associate’s Degree program required.
College level courses in anatomy and
physiology, basic electronics and medical terminology preferred.
Knowledge of video EEG monitoring
Maturing and ability to establish good
rapport with patients, public and staff.
Capacity to deal with severely ill
Attend specific courses and seminars on
eletroneurodiagnostic testing, with special emphasis on EEG for continued
Take and pass ABRET (American Board of
Registration of Electroencephalography & Evoked Potential Technologists)
EEG certification exam once eligible.
End of year one in role, the EEG
Technologist is to have an outlined plan for taking the ABRET EEG Certification
Currently registered in
the state of New Hampshire as a Medical Technician.*
state of New Hampshire requires that this position be registered as a Medical
Technician per NH RSA 328-1. If not
currently registered, the candidate must be willing to obtain registration
prior to beginning employment. D-H will
provide assistance (including payment of fees) in obtaining registration.