PRN - EEG Technologist (12858-124)

Truman Medical Centers Kansas City, MO
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC's tagline is: "Better. For Everyone." It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

A PRN EEG Tech performs standard and complex neurodiagnostic procedures, special procedures and recordings for monitoring additional physiological phenomena by means of appropriate techniques. Procedures include brain death monitoring as well as surgical evoked potentials. Uses EEG equipment, determines appropriate deviations and montage set ups. Uses filters and sensitivity setting. Performs particularly complex or unusual recording procedures, including electro-cerebral silence. Performs evoked potential studies, auditory, visual, and somatosensory stimulation. Uses extremely sensitive equipment and determines parameters for individual study of brain-stem functioning. Performs video-monitoring testing. Video tapes clinical testing while simultaneously recording EEG. Differentiates psuedoseizures from sub-clinical seizures as well as generalized from other forms of seizures. Applies electrodes, including symmetrical placement of patients with skull defects, shunts, and swelling brain. Performs collodion application for patients with complications, including pyrexia.

Required Skills

* High School diploma or equivalent

* Bachelor's degree in Biology preferred

* Must have successfully completed an AMA accredited EEG program and have 1 year of certification