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Neurodiagnostic Technologist

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

Summary

Responsible for performing routine and complex EEG, IOM, EMG Epilepsy Monitoring, and  Evoked Potential examinations in the laboratory, at the patient’s bedside or in the intensive care units and within the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. This position is also responsible for performing nerve conduction studies for patients and ensuring that proper adjustments are made for accurate recording procedures. 

Education / Qualification:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Applied Sciences
  • Associate Degree as Neurophysiology Technologist

Experience Post Qualifications:

Minimum Two (2) years of experience in hospital setting (EEG/EMG, Evoked Potential, Polysomnographic)

License

Valid and in a good Standing License in current country of practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Applies suitable electrodes on predetermined positions on the patient’s head and checks their performance
  • Calibrates and adjusts the neurodiagnostic apparatus as necessary
  • Describes all abnormal clinical manifestations observed during the EEG test
  • Abstracts relevant information from the patient’s clinical record
  • Performs EEG exams on patients for special studies
  • Schedules and organizes special procedure tests
  • Obtains EEG recordings for carotid endarterectomy in the operating room
  • Provides training in the interpretation of EEG recordings and applications
  • Maintains equipment in clean operating condition and performs proper maintenance
  • Troubleshoots the equipment and performs minor repairs
  • Complies and forwards charge slips for billing purposes as required 
  • Selects nerves to be studied by reviewing request and patient history
  • Prepares patient for EMG exam
  • Applies electrodes to proper locations to electrically stimulate specific nerves identified for the patient
  • Makes surface measurements and calculates conduction velocities based on results obtained from nerve conduction instrumentation
  • Instructs in the use of instrumentation and electrode application
  • Maintains clean linen for each patient and cleans rooms, electrodes and equipment
  • Ensures cleanliness of general laboratory areas and replenishes supplies
  • Ensures maintenance of equipment and instrumentation in laboratories and exam rooms
  • Keeps accurate logs of all patients
  • Assists with the development and testing of new procedures
  • Assists with Intra Operative Monitoring  within the Peri-Operative Department
  • Conducts and  interpreting EEG, NCS, Evoked Potentials

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