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MEG Technologist

Job ID REQ-2023-470 Omaha, Nebraska

The MEG Technologist performs operational and technical activities to obtain high quality MEG scans from research patients. MEG is a non-invasive and totally silent brain imaging technique that uses very sensitive magnetic sensors placed within a helmet to measure human brain function.

The Institute for Human Neuroscience (IHN) is a cutting-edge research facility that opened in 2021 and we are currently seeking a MEG Technologist to join our vibrant and collaborative team. The MEG Technologist performs operational and technical activities to obtain high quality MEG scans from research patients. MEG is a non-invasive and totally silent brain imaging technique that uses very sensitive magnetic sensors placed within a helmet to measure human brain function.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Responsibilities:

  • Engages in extensive on the job training upon hire to gain proficiency in operating MEG research equipment in the context of human brain science. Maintains skills through refresher training and workshops provided by the organization.

  • Performs quality MEG research scans that are consistent with project specific research protocols, including administering MEG tasks and explaining instructions to participants.

  • Performs safety screening prior to all exams. Collects information about possible safety concerns from participant and outside information and passes along to supervisor for guidance.

  • Documents all procedures and saves/uploads all MEG data files per relevant research protocols.

  • Coordinates scheduling and preparation of instrumentation in the Research MEG facility.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with patients in a courteous and friendly manner at all times.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be detail oriented, highly organized, and willing to learn.

  • Ability to work independently, anticipate and solve problems.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with individuals at all levels.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school degree or GED required.

  • Bachelor’s degree or Certified Medical Assistant preferred.

  • BLS Certification will be obtained upon hire. 

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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