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EMG Technician

Weill Cornell Medicine
Job Location:
New York, New York
Health and Medical Services
Title: EMG Technician

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: Spine Center

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Position Summary

Under direction, performs high quality electromyographic procedures for nerve conduction studies

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery. May assist with cost control.
  • Performs quality assurance related activities. Maintains statistics, checks equipment, performs preventative maintenance and initiates calls for equipment service as necessary.
  • Performs standard and advanced nerve conduction studies. Recognizes normal and abnormal results. Recognizes and takes reasonable steps to eliminate physiological and non-physiological artifacts.
  • Explains test procedure to patient and checks the patient's medical chart for orders and special needs, with particular attention to patients with pacemakers and defibrillators.
  • As needed, assists with electrodiagnostic studies by preparing or manipulating instruments and applying surface recording electrodes.
  • Files study recordings in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures.
  • May supervise or assist junior staff with laboratory research projects.
  • Assists with answering office phones and scanning medical records into the practice management system.
  • High School Diploma
  • Approximately 2 years of work experience as an EMG Technician.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • EMG certification is preferred as is experience in a teaching hospital.
  • Traineeship in nerve conduction studies is desired, but not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the peripheral nervous system, diseases related to electrodiagnostic medicine, instrumentation, basic electronics and electrical safety.
Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.
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