• EMG Technician

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(1/11/2019 4:51 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront: 

    EMG Technician


    Location: Orland Park

    Shift: 40 hours per week (1.0) / Day Shift / 8-hr Shifts


    EMG Technician Job Summary:

    Under the general supervision of the nurse manager, the incumbent is responsible for the preparation of patients, collection of information pertinent to the test, performance of nerve conduction velocity tests and assisting in the performance of electromyographic studies. When available, the EMG Technician will perform EEGs. 


    EMG Technician Essential Job Functions:

    • Explains procedure and prepares patients for testing
    • Obtains relevant information and a patient history from the patient, patient's chart or referring physician
    • Assist physician with the performance of EMG studies
    • Participates in the teaching of the residents and fellows
    • Ability to recognize and eliminate electrical interference
    • Responsible for performing nerve conduction velocities under indirect supervision of a physician
    • Calibrate and adjust EMG equipment at the beginning of each shift for standard recordings
    • Keeps equipment clean and in good operating condition, detects instrument malfunction and notifies manager of problems
    • Plays a role in general flow and operation of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation team including rooming, paperwork and patient follow up (billing, logging, patient files)
    • Performs other duties as requested by senior management.


    EMG Technician Qualifications:

    • Associates degree in health sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Two years’ experience in the performance of electroneurodiagnostic (Electromyography and Nerve Conductive Velocity) studies, including any clinical work or Completion of Electroneurodiagnostics program
    • Six months experience, including clinical work.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to interface with physicians, patients and staff.

    EMG Technician Licenses/Certifications

    • Must be CPR BLS certified

    About Us:

    Located in historic Hyde Park, UChicago Medicine is an anchor institution in the Southside of Chicago and has been at the forefront of medical care since 1927, when it first opened to patients. Since then, our growing footprint has allowed us to expand exponentially, providing access to world-class, ground-breaking care to communities all over Illinois and northwest Indiana.

    This past December, we opened our doors to the newest, most state-of-the-art adult emergency department in the state of Illinois, followed by the launch of a Level 1 Adult Trauma Center in May. As of this spring, UChicago Medicine received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our team of nurses and interdisciplinary professionals are the best in class and provide the highest level of excellence in patient care. In addition, this year we received our 13th consecutive “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for hospital safety. We are proud to be recognized amongst an pool of elite hospitals in the nation that consistently receive top ratings by U.S. News & World Report, including three UChicago Medicine specialties -- cancer (#31), gastroenterology & GI surgery (#42) and gynecology (#46) . Twelve Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine have been affiliated with the University of Chicago Medicine.


    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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