EEG Technician - Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

  • University of Virginia Health System
  • Charlottesville, VA 22908
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full time Technician

Job Description

Responsible for performing patient assessment preparation and monitoring for electrodiagnostic surgical procedures following established clinical guidelines.  Operates maintains and troubleshoots associated medical devices/equipment. Functions in the EEG Lab EMG Lab Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and various ICU settings (NNICU  & PICU). Shift Needed (may change based on need): 4, 10 hour shifts 1:30PM to 12AM, Monday, Tuesday Thursday Friday. Ascertains patient procedural specifications. Prepares patient. Performs baseline studies and monitors patient status. Prepares monitors and troubleshoots procedure equipment. Communicates with healthcare team members. Maintains proper inventories and correctly uses supplies and reagents. In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned. Position Compensation Range: $21.52 - $33.36 Hourly MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education: High School or Equivalent required.  Bachelors of Science Degree is preferred. Experience: 2 years' experience in patient environment, preferably with a pediatric population Licensure: Registered as an Electrodiagnostic Technician by the American Board of Registered Electrodiagnostic Technicians (ABRET) within 4 years of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently bending/stooping.  Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 – 100lbs.   May be exposed to chemicals, fumes, blood/body fluids and infectious disease. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Employment Type

Full time