EEG Technician-F/T-Flexible Schedule & Wknds-Pulmonary (UTower)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-26
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The University of Miami Health Systems has an exciting opportunity for a EEG Technician in the Pulmonary Medicine Department. The shift is flexible and also includes weekends. The EEG Technician operates specialized equipment which measures and records electrical activity of the brain, peripheral nervous system, and spinal cord. Further, the incumbent participates in the analysis and diagnosis of disorders in the brain and nervous system, such as brain tumors, sleep disorders, strokes, and epilepsy. Performs EEG tests when requested by physicians. Reviews patient records and interviews patients to obtain additional information. Prepares patients for procedure by attaching monitoring devices and explaining test procedures. Sets up and calibrates necessary equipment. During testing, monitors patient’s status and records observations. Analyzes test data to ensure appropriate data is collected. Reports test results to physicians for further analysis. Maintains laboratory equipment, ensures room is clean, and institutes quality control procedures. Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and performs minor repairs. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
Certification and Licensing:
Registered EEG Tech Certification preferred (ABRET Organization)
BLS (AHA ) certification
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in a EEG setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University’s core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
- Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office).
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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