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EEG Set-Up Technician

Columbia, South Carolina
Job Type
19 May 2023
Job Overview:

The EEG Set Up Technician (EEGT) performs in-home diagnostic testing on patients, which generates reports for physician interpretations. Responsible for the proper, accurate placement of electrodes on the patient, taking proper precautions against skin breakdown. Educate patient on process, putting the patient at ease. Also responsible for the proper setup of all EEG equipment and cameras to ensure safety to the patient and others in the home while ensuring accuracy of readings. Also responsible for accurate setup of EKG testing, if ordered by physician. Also responsible for the proper, safe disconnect of all equipment at the conclusion of the study. Properly clean, disinfect and store Company equipment.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Perform EEG testing on patients in their home. Ensure proper, accurate placement of electrodes while taking proper precautions to minimize skin breakdown
Ensure all ordered procedures are completed in an organized, efficient manner
Effectively interact with patients, family members, etc. to put them at ease
Work within the scope of the American Society of EEG Technology guidelines while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards
Set up equipment and cameras to ensure patient safety and accuracy of readings. Perform equipment test while in the home
If setting up EKG testing, ensure electrodes are attached properly. Activate unit. Educate the patient on EKG event button and Hotspot
Take pertinent patient history on patients and integrate all aspects of care for all age ranges including infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric
Ensure that inventory is properly allocated and available to conduct in-home studies
Ensure that completed studies are promptly and properly uploaded
At time of disconnect verify the validity of patient information
Adhere to Company Exposure Control Plan, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen standard, proper hand hygiene
Properly clean, disinfect, maintain and store equipment in keeping with Company protocols
Must adhere to HIPAA regulations, Company Confidentiality and Code of Conduct
Perform other duties as assigned


High school diploma or equivalent is required
Registered EEG Tech credentialing by the Board of Registered Neurodiagnostic Technologists through ABRET and/or Joint Commission experience a plus


Superior customer service skills with the ability to establish rapport
Must be able to travel up to 95%, drive to multiple locations as necessary, including out of state, remote areas and overnight travel
Able to work effectively and efficiently with minimal direct supervision
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Must have strong oral and written communication skills
Must react calmly in emergency situations
Able to make appropriate and timely decisions
Ability to adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Current driver license with valid insurance
CPR certified

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds
Able to sit for extended periods of time
Able to stand, kneel and stoop
Frequent use of fingers and hands
Reaching with hands and arms
Talking and hearing
Clarity of vision both near and far
Ability to distinguish colors

Mental Requirements:

Data entry
Perform mathematical functions
Determine sequence of operations or actions

Work Environment:

Working in patients homes


Chemical and biohazardous exposure cleaning and decontaminating patient equipment
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  • Job Reference: 1010170847-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Location: Columbia, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent