Job Description

Job Title: EEG Technologist
Job ID: 713496
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Monday thru Friday with a weekend on call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC St. Margaret
Department: Electroencephalography
Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215


Perform diagnostic testing on in and out patient in the ICU, OR and diagnostic Lab.according to established procedures,


  • Able to perform studies and 24 hour recording. Operate and troubleshoot system, scan 24-hour recorders and adapt to frequent changes in work assignments. Maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Apply electrodes on predetermined measured positions on the head and checks performance.
  • Check proper operation of Recording system, reading station and supplies.
  • Coordinate daily schedule to complete assignments.
  • Document tech impression and normal and abnormal findings on work sheets for Physician
  • Exhibit understanding of various diseases and effects on patient and medication used
  • Know brain anatomy, function and disease.
  • Obtain recording, ad utilizes judgment to determine whether patient meets normal standards.
  • Operate and Identify standard montages as well as non-standard montages as needed.
  • Perform all necessary measurement and electrode application and disconnection technique for 24 hours ambulatory recording.
  • Perform in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Perform portable studies in ICU and OR upon request.
  • Practice Universal Precaution techniques.
  • Recognize artifacts and differentiates them from Evoked Potential patterns and eliminate.
  • Record patient pre and post testing education and history.
  • Report significant changes to Medical Director/Reading physician and exercise judgment during testing for the need of physician intervention.
  • Scan and review finding on ambulatory recorder and prepares for physician interpretation.
  • Transcribe EEG testing and maintain records.
  • Trouble shoot prior to and during testing.


  • Require completion of an EEG program or two years of college emphasis in Science with 2 years of EEG experience.
  • Require Registered or registered eligible and eligibility for certification in respective Neurophysiological society. Require 1 year experience in EEG or Sleep lab using a digital system and 1 year of experience with 24-hour monitors and scanning experience.
  • Prefer to work independently with good organizational skills, typing, PC skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $17.68 to $28.33 / hour

Union Position: No

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