Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Tech - 118832
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#118832 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring TechFiling Deadline: Tue 9/27/2022
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Please note that this is a part-time position.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/15/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/27/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This posting shall remain open until filled.
Under the direction of a supervising neurophysiologist, the Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM) Technologist work alongside neurophysiologist and other physicians in the hospital during surgical procedures, monitoring the nervous system to reduce or avoid complications. Responsibilities include performing recording and monitoring in a variety of cases, such as brain and brainstem procedures for tumors, orthopedic spine procedures for scoliosis, and vascular surgery for aneurysm; aiding in patient preparation, conducting IONM (protecting the nervous system) and following up to ensure quality of care. Additionally, the IONM Technologist may be asked to provide support to inpatient EEG service for EEG and other evoked potentials, and performs other duties as assigned. All performance expectations associated with this position are to be performed at a journey-level.
ABRET CNIM required.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Two (2) years of experience in surgical neurophysiology practicing at the CNIM level.
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.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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