UnityPoint Health

Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist II

Requisition ID
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
EEG/Sleep Lab- MMCI
Scheduled Hours/Shift
6:30pm-7:00am Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Variable depending on department needs.
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist II

Sleep Lab

Wednesday-Friday 6:30pm-7:00pm

Full-Time Benefits, 36 Hours/ Week



To provide quality testing, as ordered by physicians, to aid in the diagnosis of or rule out neurodiagnostic disease/disorder. To provide quality care to patients and their family members.



  • The technologist routinely checks for orders and reviews the appointment log.
  • The technologist will check with the coordinator of any unclear orders.
  • The technologist prepares rooms to be hospitable and presentable prior to patient's arrival.
  • The technologist ensures proper working condition of equipment prior to testing.
  • Technologist will assure forms are filled out correctly.
  • Technologist will assure patient information was logged correctly.
  • The technologist verifies the identity of patient.
  • Technologist will ask appropriate questions to obtain a complete and correct history.
  • The technologist knows the proper electrode application protocol.
  • Technologist explains electrode application to reassure patient.
  • The technologist evaluates the patient to assess patient's mental and physical condition.
  • The technologist follows universal precautions and isolation techniques as required.
  • The technologist reports safety issues to the coordinator.
  • Test will be performed on the day assigned without delay; the technologist will notify the coordinator of any changes.
  • The technologist will ensure that all studies are being completed according to department procedure and physician orders and follow ASET guidelines.


  • Able to complete EEG set up on adults and children within 25 minutes.
  • Stimulates patients to produce, analyze and record data from the central and peripheral nervous system.
  • Performs evoked potentials in the operating room and intensive care units.
  • Assesses depth of anesthesia and monitoring patients in coma.
  • Monitors and records EEGs in the Epilepsy Service long-term care unit.
  • Conducts patient evaluation in physiological polysomnography.
  • Prepares surgery patients and equipment for and during carotid endarterectomy, electrocorticogrpahy and other neurosurgical, orthopedic and otolaryngologic procedures.
  • Performs studies to determine and verify cerebral death.
  • Performs EEG recordings in all patient care setting.
  • Accurately places EEG electrodes according to 10/20 measurement system.
  • Technologist will assure that calibrations are performed correctly
  • Technologist will assure montages are appropriate for diagnosis.
  • Technologist will assure correct instrument changes are implemented.
  • Technologist will assure documentation on the study is correct and complete.
  • Technologist will assure procedures (e.g. sleep study, MSLT, CPAP, Bi-Level, oxygen, procedure list primarily just sleep and EEG, video monitoring, hyperventilation, photic stimulation, nerve/muscle stimulation, etc.) are used properly.
  • Technologist will assure artifacts are noted and eliminated or monitored.
  • Technologist will assure abnormalities are noted during the tracing.
  • Technologist will assure efforts are made to enhance the abnormality.
  • Technologist will assure portable studies are done according to procedures and standards.
  • Technologist will assure surgical procedures are done according to procedures and standards.
  • The technologist is able to utilizes, troubleshoot and identify improper working of all equipment utilized in the lab.
  • The technologist uses appropriate grounding techniques.
  • The Technologist II can apply the principles of electronics and mathematics to recording by knowing how amplifiers work and understanding polarity of waveforms.
  • The Technologist II knows how waveform displays are effected by various filters and settings.
  • Technologist will assure background activity was identified correctly.
  • Technologist will assure normal variants were noted.
  • Technologist will be able to complete PSG set-up within 40 minutes in adults.
  • Technologist will be able to complete PSG set-up within 50 minutes in children.
  • The technologist properly titrate the CPAP to fit the patient's needs.
  • Technologist will assure appropriate troubleshooting techniques are utilized.
  • Must be able to prepare and record 2 PSG patients per night.
  • Must be able to score PSG if only one patient is done per/technologist.


  • Technologist will assure patient is cleaned up before leaving lab.
  • Technologist will assure all monitoring devices are cleaned and placed in the appropriate location.
  • Technologist will assure that the room is clean and ready for another patient.
  • Technologist will assure that each patient is charged appropriately.
  • Technologist will place charges in appropriate location to ensure proper billing.
  • Studies will be moved to the appropriate location in order to assure the reading/interpreting physician has immediate access to the study.
  • Studies will be labeled to ensure that the reading/interpreting physician can easily identify the location of study to be read.
  • The technologist will ensure all information necessary is available, in an orderly manner, to the reading/Interpreting physician.
  • Ensure that the process for reading/interpreting studies is followed for each procedure.
  • Provides input to the physicians as needed, indicated, or requested
  • The technologist is a resource for Tech I's in all END modalities.
  • Responsible for activity of all Neurodiagnostic Procedures.
  • Technologist will assure background activity was identified correctly.
  • Technologist will assure normal variants were noted.
  • Technologist will assure findings were related back to patient history.


  • The technologist possesses knowledge of electroneurodiagnostic techniques used in peripheral and central nervous system monitoring.
  • The technologist understands neurological disorders in order to provide a safe environment for each patient.
  • The technologist attends regularly scheduled department meetings.
  • The technologist keeps informed of new technologies and equipment.
  • The technologist attends educational seminars as available. The technologist is responsible for solving maintenance problems as they arise and working closely with Biomedical Technicians.
  • The technologist is certified to perform CPR.
  • Technologist looks to continually improve his/her self.
  • Technologist offers input on making processes more efficient.
  • Assists in training Tech I's.
  • Provides assistance and directs staff in problem-solving and troubleshooting to non-routine situations.
  • Assists in developing new procedures and protocols.
  • Is technical advisor to staff and physicians
  • If trained in EEGs, takes call and responds quickly.
  • Works collaboratively with co-workers to complete assignments and tasks.
  • Technologist will notify the Interpreting Physician of any test needing to be read or interpreted immediately.
  • Assists in achieving department goals and objectives as well as those of MMCI.
  • Is knowledgeable of quality assurance indicators and assists in improvement of patient care.
  • The technologist shares appropriate information and ideas with co-workers.
  • The technologist will perform all other duties as assigned.
  • The technologist will be willing to be flexible with schedule changes and time as needed.




Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.






·       High School Diploma /GED






·       1-3 years of experience in/with Proficient in specific modalities of electroneurodiagnostics







·       CPR

·       Additional Information: Specific training in Neurodiagnostics as well as Neuroanatomy & Physiology. Registered in one or more of the electroneurodiagnostic modalities. If PSG, then registered in Polysomnography








  • Required English Skills
    • Basic reading skills
    • Basic writing skills
    • Basic oral skills
  • Communication Skills
    • Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
    • Interaction with a wide variety of people
    • Maintain confidential information
    • Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
    • Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor
  • Computer Skills
    • Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.
    • MS Office Apps
    • Web Browser







Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.




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