EEG Technician

Updated: December 5, 2018
Job ID: 214188
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Camp Lejeune, NC, United States

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HJF is seeking an EEG Technician through the Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, Uniformed Services University, to support the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) Preservation of the Force and Family (POTFF) program at Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) located at Camp Lejeune, NC. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CHAMP.

Responsibilities are to conduct electroencephalograms and administer computerized neurocognitive tests to active duty personnel in support of a specified project(s), and to assure the accuracy and reliability of the tests. Possession of or eligibility for a secret security clearance is required.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conducts electroencephalograms and quantitative electroencephalograms (EEG/QEEG) on active service members. Studies health records and self-report data to review for medical conditions which could affect EEG/QEEG procedures. Explains the procedure to clients and ensures client comfort.
  2. Scans and examines environment of recording to detect and eliminate possible sources of artifacts, recognizes artifacts as they occur in the EEG in real time, and works rapidly to diagnose and eliminate artifacts to preserve the integrity of recording.
  3. Administer computerized neurocognitive testing to active duty service members.
  4. Provide Neurofeedback training to active duty service members to improve cognitive functioning under the supervision of a Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychologist, or Performance Psychologist.
  5. For Neurofeedback training, selects the electrodes which are best suited for the client Makes changes in techniques and parameters as needed depending on the situation. Documents any changes in recording parameters and conditions as they occur.
  6. Maintains EEG equipment; cleans and sterilizes electrodes. Maintains awareness of equipment supply levels and communicates supply needs to identified personnel.
  7. Enter test data in to databases and assist in database management
  8. Assist in scheduling service members for EEG/QEEG assessments and neurocognitive testing.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of procedures and techniques related to EEG equipment; knowledge of anatomy and physiology and seizure disorders; knowledge of the basic concepts of electricity and electronics to understand sources of artifacts; knowledge of various computer program applications and ability to interface with menu-driven computer software; skilled in the operation of electroencephalographic examinations including knowing: the 10-20 system of electrode location; ability to operate a variety of EEG equipment. Demonstrate computer literacy sufficient to operate a personal computer utilizing, psychological test, word processing, database and spread sheet programs, and possess basic typing skills sufficient to efficiently produce the psychologist's own reports and correspondence.

Experience with, or will to receive training in, neurofeedback training. Must possess or be eligible for a secret security clearance.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Associates degree in EEG training

Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 years of experience conducting electroencephalograms

Physical Capabilities: Some walking, standing, bending, and reaching when placing electrodes or moving equipment and helping patients

Required Licenses. Certification or Registration: Registration by the American Board of Registration of EEG, CN1M & EP Technologists (ABRET) or the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists (AEET) is highly desirable. Current American Heart Association (AHA) healthcare provider BLS certification required.

Work Environment: Testing facility in an office building

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

 

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