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Under general supervision of a supervising neurophysiologist and lab manager, the Intraoperative Neuromonitoring(IONM) Senior Technologist work under the direction of the physician neurophysiologist and other physicians in thehospital during complex and speccialized surgical procedures, monitoring the nervous system to reduce or avoidcomplications. Responsibilities include performing recording and monitoring in a variety of cases to include brain andbrainstem procedures (ie for tumors (including language and motor brain mapping), orthopedic spine procedures (ie forscoliosis), and vascular surgery (ie for aneurysms); aiding in patient preparation, conducting IONM (protecting the nervoussystem) and following up to ensure quality of care. Additionally, the Senior IONM Technologist may provide support toinpatient EEG service for EEG and other evoked potentials, may train entry level technologists, serves as lead, assists inprogram operations and scheduling; performs other duties as assigned. All performance expectations associated with thisposition are to be performed at an expert level.
ABRET CNIM required.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Four to six (4 - 6) years as CNIM level in tertiary hospital care setting.
Demonstrate competency in EEG, live EMG, triggered EMG for neural element stimulation, SSEP, tcMEP, T04, and AEP for all patients.
Competence in programming the necessary related equipment (Cadwell).
Familiar with a variety of neurological measurement techniques before, during and after surgery to monitor a patient's condition.
BA/BS; MS, PhD level education and/or other allied health degree or certification.
DABNM, REEG, REPT.
Advanced capabilities including Electrocorticography (ECoG) with strips/grids, central sulcus localization, stimulation protocols for brain mapping (awake language and awake/asleep motor including continuous intracranial MEPs), DBS neurophysiology, peripheral nerve evaluations including the ephaptic response, and brainstem/spinal cord stimulation/mapping.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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