Jacksonville, North Carolina

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HJF is seeking an EEG Technician to support the Consortium for Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) within the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine (MEM) located in Camp Lejeune, NC. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CHAMP. US citizenship is required.

Responsibilities:
  1. Conducts electroencephalograms and quantitative electroencephalograms (EEG/QEEG) on active service members. Studies health records and self-report data to review for medical conditions which could affect EEG/QEEG procedures. Explains the procedure to clients and ensures client comfort. (45%)
  2. Scans and examines environment of recording to detect and eliminate possible sources of artifacts, recognizes artifacts as they occur in the EEG in real time, and works rapidly to diagnose and eliminate artifacts to preserve the integrity of recording. (5%)
  3. Administer computerized neurocognitive testing to active duty service members. (10%)
  4. Provide Neurofeedback training to active duty service members to improve cognitive functioning under the supervision of a Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychologist, or Performance Psychologist. (15%)
  5. For Neurofeedback training, selects the electrodes which are best suited for the client. Makes changes in techniques and parameters as needed depending on the situation. Documents any changes in recording parameters and conditions as they occur. (5%)
  6. Maintains EEG equipment; cleans and sterilizes electrodes. Maintains awareness of equipment supply levels and communicates supply needs to identified personnel. (10%)
  7. Enter test data into databases and assist in database management. (10%)
  8. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of procedures and techniques related to EEG equipment; knowledge of anatomy and physiology and seizure disorders; knowledge of the basic concepts of electricity and electronics to understand sources of artifacts; knowledge of various computer program applications and ability to interface with menu-driven computer software; skilled in the operation of electroencephalographic examinations including knowing the 10-20 system of electrode location; ability to operate a variety of EEG equipment. Demonstrate computer literacy sufficient to operate a personal computer utilizing psychological test, word processing, database and spread sheet programs, and possess basic typing skills sufficient to efficiently produce the psychologist's own reports and correspondence. Experience with, or will to receive training in, neurofeedback training. Must possess or be eligible for a secret security clearance.

Minimum Education: Associate degree is required.

Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 0-2 years of relevant work experience required.

Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Registration by the American Board of Registration of EEG, CNIM & EP Technologists (ABRET), American Society for Electro neurodiagnostic Technologists (ASET) or the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists (AAET) is highly desirable. Current American Heart Association (AHA) healthcare provider BLS certification required.

Work Environment: The work environment will be in a laboratory, hospital or doctors office.

Background/Security: U.S. citizenship required; eligible to obtain and maintain a Tier III Investigation/ Secret Clearance.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Jacksonville, North Carolina

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.

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