Technician in electrographic methods in encephalography - Salary and Career
Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods

Technician in electrographic methods in encephalography - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform diagnostic or treatment exams, process images and/or graphics, plan care, organize the work area, equipment and accessories, operate equipment, prepare patients for diagnostic or treatment exams, act in the orientation of patients, family members and caregivers and work with biosecurity.

How much does an Technician in electrographic methods in encephalography earn

A Technician in electrographic methods in encephalography earns between $1.168 and $4.109 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.837 and a median salary of $1.476 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 360 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Technician in electrographic methods in encephalography

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.837 22.038 459 10
1º Quartile 1.168 14.011 292 6
Median Salary 1.476 17.711 369 8
3º Quartile 3.134 37.604 783 16
Higher Salary 4.109 49.308 1.027 21

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the biological, biochemical, health sciences
      • technicians in operation of diagnostic equipment and instruments
        • technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods

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Main workplaces

Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods they perform their duties in medical, dental and ophthalmic clinics, outpatient clinics, hospitals and specialized laboratories. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, but some can work as self-employed. They work in a team, supervised by doctors, permanently and/or occasionally. They work in shifts, indoors and most subject to radiation and toxic material.

What does it take to work in the field of Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods

The exercise of these occupations requires higher education in technology in the operation of medical, dental and ophthalmic equipment and high school technical training, except for the spirometry technician, whose requirement is high school, plus a specific course, offered by professional training institutions, technical schools and training institutions in higher technology courses. Professional experience is not required for the technological level for the technical level, it occurs after experience of less than one year in the area, noting that for the spirometry technician, the full performance of the activities occurs after the performance and analysis of at least 200 exams. Professional apprenticeship may be required for Positions listed in this occupational family.

Functions and activities of Technician in electrographic methods in encephalography

Technologists and technicians in diagnostic and therapeutic methods must:

  • perform diagnostic or treatment examinations;
  • work with biosafety;
  • communicate;
  • planning service;
  • planning attendance;
  • perform diagnostic or treatment exams;
  • advise patient;
  • care plan;
  • planner attendance;
  • plan attendance;
  • process images and/or graphics;
  • guide the patient;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • process images and/or graphics;
  • planejar service;
  • planned attendance;
  • work with biosafety;
  • arrange workspace, equipment and accessories;
  • working with biosafety;
  • prepare patient for diagnostic examination;
  • orient patient;
  • organize work area, equipment and accessories;
  • plan care;
  • advise the patient;
  • organize workspace, equipment and accessories;
  • planar attendance;
  • guide patient;

  • Activities

    • educate technical staff;
    • perform searches;
    • administer pharmacological and/or radioactive substances;
    • give lectures and courses;
    • participate in area events;
    • isolate workspace for examination;
    • demonstrate adaptability;
    • administer contrast agents and/or medications under medical supervision;
    • perform preventive and corrective maintenance of ophthalmic equipment;
    • patient scheduling plan;
    • demonstrate proactiveness;
    • perform antisepsis;
    • assemble emergency medicine cart;
    • packaging sharp materials for disposal;
    • determine the removal of persons not involved in the exam;
    • interact with entities and other professionals;
    • develop programs to promote and prevent eye health;
    • advise patient about care after the exam;
    • advise the patient about the procedures before and after eye surgery;
    • check availability of radiation protection devices;
    • handle radioactive substances;
    • provide advice;
    • elaborate tables of exposure to radiographic technique;
    • identify exam;
    • log data;
    • demonstrate procedures and techniques;
    • check physical and psychological conditions and patient preparation;
    • request material replacement;
    • apply administrative procedures;
    • adapt technical protocols to the exam;
    • supervise technical staff;
    • assist in radiotherapy treatment planning;
    • receive request for exams and/or patient record;
    • monitor work area contamination;
    • process film in the darkroom;
    • request equipment maintenance;
    • demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality;
    • make exam results available;
    • work as a team;
    • assist the patient to put on and take off the equipment;
    • organizing work team;
    • remove patient from the equipment;
    • monitor the tracing record (graphic) of the exam;
    • remove mobile prostheses and patient adornments;
    • check availability of exam material;
    • manage human, financial and material resources;
    • edit images;
    • monitor the patient's reactions to contrasts and/or medications;
    • calibrate equipment;
    • discuss the case with the work team;
    • manipulate digital images;
    • perform trichotomy;
    • offering protection resources to other professionals and companions present;
    • monitor work area contamination;
    • provide cleaning and asepsis of the room and equipment;
    • train the patient in the handling of optical and non-optical resources;
    • check understanding of orientation;
    • demonstrate proactivity;
    • confirm patient identity;
    • select material for exam;
    • schedule preventive maintenance of equipment;
    • place electrodes on patient;
    • educate patient on exam preparation;
    • wearing;
    • immobilize the patient;
    • advise the patient about care after the exam;
    • perform breast support;
    • check technical conditions of equipment and accessories;
    • implement actions to promote and prevent eye health;
    • demonstrate understanding towards the patient;
    • perform preselection of the best accepted graphic;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • explain procedures and routines;
    • organize work team;
    • demonstrate fine motor skills;
    • applying administrative procedures;
    • analyze graphic records;
    • analyze processed image rejects;
    • demonstrate organization;
    • initialize equipment;
    • submit the examination to medical examination;
    • demonstrate understanding for the patient;
    • receive request for exams and/or patient's chart;
    • monitor the patient's behavioral reactions;
    • providing cleaning and asepsis of the room and equipment;
    • containing radioactive materials for transport or disposal;
    • replace expired medicines and materials;
    • remove movable prostheses and patient adornments;
    • provide additional patient preparations;
    • move portable equipment;
    • clear doubts;
    • use personal protective equipment;
    • elaborate graphics devices;
    • instruct patient on exam preparation;
    • document exams;
    • delimit the image acquisition area;
    • organize darkroom and lightroom;
    • demonstrate analytical reasoning ability;
    • instrument eye surgery;
    • describe the patient's conditions and reactions during the examination;
    • measure functions of the visual apparatus;
    • submit to periodic examinations;
    • develop new technologies;
    • stimulate the patient to reach the acceptance and reproducibility criteria (guidelines from sbpt);
    • report;
    • package radioactive materials for transport or disposal;
    • adjust equipment;
    • complementary examination;
    • operate equipment;
    • check equipment;
    • put protective devices on the patient;
    • request the presence of other professionals involved in the exam;
    • delimit the field to be irradiated;
    • monitor radioactive waste for disposal;
    • minimize the time of exposure to radiation;
    • monitor the team's dosimetric report;
    • advise the patient in the care of contact lenses;
    • collect material from the ocular surface;
    • isolate workspace for exam;
    • making molds and models;
    • get patient information;
    • record performed exams;
    • transmit security;
    • provide additional patient preparation;
    • evaluate extrinsic ocular motility;
    • adjust equipment and accessories to the patient and the type of exam and/ or treatment;
    • perform manual or computerized cephalometric tracing;
    • order the sequence of exams;
    • monitor the exam's image record;
    • initialize image acquisition, processing, distribution and storage systems ;
    • monitor the patient through equipment;
    • sanitize the patient;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • work under pressure;
    • adapt agenda for priority patient care;
    • analyze exam request and/or patient record;
    • eliminate interference from other devices;
    • analyze technical quality of exams;
    • use dosimeter (measurement of radiation received);
    • demonstrate focused attention;
    • check the anatomical area demarcated for examination and/or treatment;
    • empower technical staff;
    • install equipment;
    • measure the patient's height and weight;
    • advise the patient and/or companion and assistants on the procedures during the exam;
    • prepare the operating table;
    • interview patient;
    • demonstrate verbal communication skills;
    • handle contrast media;
    • adjust the patient's position to the exam;
    • distribute tasks;
    • perform a radiometric survey;

    Sectors that hire Technician in electrographic methods in encephalography the most in the job market

    • complementary diagnostic and therapeutic services activities
    • outpatient medical activity restricted to consultations
    • hospital care activities
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing complementary exams
    • outpatient medical activity with resources for performing surgical procedures
    • diagnostic services by graphic record - ecg, eeg and other analog exams
    • other human health care activities
    • service activities in emergency room and hospital units for emergency care
    • activities of healthcare professionals
    • diagnostic imaging services without the use of ionizing radiation

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