The Long Term Monitoring Technologist performs long-term video EEG studies on pediatric inpatients, primarily in the seizure and intensive care units. She/he also records ECoG for epilepsy surgery and assists in stimulation montages during mapping. The Long Term Monitoring Technologist conducts specialized competent recordings according to best practices, while being sensitive to the demands of working in a pediatric environment.
The Long Term Monitoring Technologist works independently and is proficient at technical troubleshooting, choosing and creating appropriate montages, ictal identification, and communicating effectively with the patient’s care team. She/He participates in continuing education and conducts relevant clinical research. The Long Term Monitoring Technologist mentors and provides education, clinical and technical direction to the EEG Technologist as well as assists in their competency assessment.
Bachelor’s degree in the Life Sciences, Engineering or Physics
2 year Neurodiagnostic Diploma from an accredited school (or equivalent degree/diploma from an accredited internationally recognized program)
5+ years clinical experience in EEG
Evidence of ongoing continuing education
CLTM or equivalent License/Certification in Country of Origin
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Troubleshooting knowledge and can solve technical challenges independently and quickly
The ability to calculate, quantifies, qualify, use initiative and judgment to read and interpret data
Careful attention to detail and ability to record observations in acute and emergent situations
Manual dexterity for electrode placement and machine operation
Spatial orientation for electrode placement, equipment set up and data assessment
Familiarity with TJC, JCI and other accreditation organizations
Confidence learning new software and equipment
Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office, and Excel
Ability to use search engines and data bases for journal article research
Sidra Medical and Research Center is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards. Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.
Sidra’s Vision is: “Sidra Medical and Research Center will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world”.
Achie...ving this vision will encompass three essential activities:
World Class: Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery
Sidra works closely with Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and Hamad Medical Corporation across all three activities to raise the standard of health and health care throughout the State of Qatar.