EEG Technician

EEG Technician

  • Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC)
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


The role is responsible for independently conducting all operations related to EEG, analyses its record and assisting technologists in their task.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • High School Certificate plus certification from an Allied Health program of not less than 1 year
  • Qualification in a related allied health profession plus on-the-job training by an EEG supervisor or Neurophysiologist


  • Minimum Six (6) months of experience relevant experience in a hospital setting
  • Minimum One (1) year on the job training
  • Experience in Analyzing holters and telemetry, perform stress tests as well as interpret and performances.


  • Current and in Good Standing to practice in country of residence

Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Explains the test procedure to the patient to obtain the patient’s cooperation necessary for a complete examination.
  • Measures and accurately applies electrodes in a timely manner, according to the International 10-20 System. Ensure that electrode impedance meets laboratory standards.
  • Performs EEG records according to the standards and protocols of the laboratory (routine, sleep, and bedside).
  • Performs long-term video monitoring EEG in the epilepsy monitoring unit
  • Implements alternative methods or adjusts controls of the machine to obtain the optimal recording.
  • Distinguishes between normal and abnormal test results – describes and annotates all manifestations and changes observed during tests.
  • Recognizes artifacts and perform proper steps to eliminate, monitor or document.
  • Obtain a comprehensive patient history gathering appropriate information from all sources.
  • Writes and prepares comprehensive technical EEG and EMU summary description.
  • Maintains a necessary inventory of supplies for an assigned room or workstation, rotation of stock in an orderly fashion and eliminating outdated items.
  • Participates in technical conferences and meetings


  • Performs technical solutions to equipment’s problems when needed while performing an EEG
  •  Cleans and maintain the equipment after each procedure according to hospital’s infection control policy
  • Obtain a satisfactory EEG recording to aid physician in their interpretation