EMU Tech II
Requisition #: 188649
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 24, 2019
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Under minimal supervision of the Epilepsy Faculty, provides care to patients with intractable seizure disorder problems; monitors and reports seizures, operates epilepsy monitoring and computer equipment, and performs special treatments associated with the care of acutely ill patients with seizures.
Knowledge of electrographic seizures and interictal seizure discharges, as well as, the ability to identify brainwaves and artifacts (as acquired through three to six months’ in-house training). Ability to operate computer and video equipment, and to set-up and maintain surface or implanted electrodes. A proficient level of understanding would normally be acquired through one to two years at the EMU Technologist I level.
High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) accredited Electroneurodiagnostic (END) program, or an Associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university (this could include one to two years of college course work with emphasis on anatomy, neuroanatomy, and neurophysiology) strongly preferred.
If a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited END program was not completed, a minimum of two years of work experience as an EEG Technician is required.
Rotating Shift, Full Time (40 hours)
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Weekend work required
JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street
Ability to perform testing independent of direct supervision and maintain a high degree of credibility through accurate analysis and interpretation of test results. Analytic ability is required for analyzing patient history to determine proper testing procedures, for calibrating equipment, troubleshooting malfunctions, eliminating recording artifacts, calculating test results, and composing preliminary reports.
Interpersonal skills are necessary for exchanging information with patients, physicians, office staff, or records personnel. Ability to recognize and respond appropriately to acute medical situations, i.e., convulsive seizures.
Required Licensure, Certification:
Credential in electroencephalography (R. EEG T.) by the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalograhic & Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET). BLS Certification
Use visual acuity critical for distinguishing abnormal electrical patterns in either adults or children.
Move test equipment to various test locations in the hospital.
Exposure to hazardous materials and infectious diseases is possible but the risk for personal injury or harm is limited if established health & safety protocols are followed.
Work may require prolonged walking, sitting, and/ or standing.
Work may require contact with aggressive and/or combative patients.
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