Records electrical activity of the brain and nervous system. Technologists review the patient history, prepare the patient for testing and gather data, which is later interpreted by a physician.
Communication skills, technical skills, analytical thinking skills, computer skills, ability to work independently as well as within a team atmosphere, self-motivated, flexible and human relations skills.
Patient testing areas within the Neurology Laboratory and Sleep Disorder Center.
Eight-hour shifts Monday-Friday, as well as some on-call hours during the evening and weekends.
Associate of applied science or associate of science degree in neurophysiology or related science.
Successful completion of a registry examination within two years of employment. Must hold current certification in Basic Life Support.
Recommended High School Classes
College prep, computer applications, health education, anatomy/physiology, chemistry, physics, and second language