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Intraoperative Monitoring Technologist | As Needed

Rapid City, SD Part time 21_3488

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Job Category

Diagnostics

Job Family

Studies

Department

RCH ELab

Scheduled Weekly Hours

0

Shift

Employee Type

PRN

Job Summary

Intraoperative Monitoring Technologist will provide neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring (NIOM) information about the functional integrity of the neural structures in anesthetized patients during surgery. The Intraoperative Monitoring Technologist will be under the direct supervision of a physician with training and experience in NIOM. He/She is proficient in performing Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SSEPs),EMG monitoring, Transcranial Magnetic Motor Evoked Potentials, Pedicle Screw Stimulation, and EEG monitoring. He/She is proficient with operating monitoring equipment including programming, analyzing data, troubleshooting, and report generation. He/She has the responsibility to give direct training and assistance to the junior technologists. An Intraoperative Monitoring Technologist serves neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics with regards to age specific/cultural diversified needs.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Performs all Electrodiagnostic Services protocols, procedures, and assessments that have been ordered by a physician.
●Performs all facets of electroencephalographic and evoked potential testing in the diagnostic laboratory/patient bedside, in accordance with department policy and procedures. All facets include SSEP and EMG monitoring, Transcranial Magnetic Motor Evoked Potentials, Pedicle Screw Stimulation, and EEG, both routine and carotid monitoring.
●Performs all neurodiagnostic procedures for diagnostic purposes and maintains records of reports as observed by Director of Diagnostic Services.
●Performs daily calibration and periodic maintenance of all diagnostic testing equipment, records results on maintenance records per departmental policy and reference manuals. Also is proficient in programming monitoring equipment, ability to troubleshoot and work with machine vendors to run the equipment to its full capacity.
●Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies necessary to the function of the diagnostic laboratory.
●Properly completes charges for billing. Makes accurate records in department logbook and processes all other department and hospital paperwork. Proficient in generating reports for USMON and PRN physicians. Ensures information is uploaded into systems correctly.
●Reviews patient records, physician orders, protocols, and data to demonstrate ability for interpretation of subjective and objective information for patient assessment and order validation. Seeks guidance from Director/Supervisor and Medical Director for unresolved issues.
●Assists other members of the staff maintain skills in performing diagnostic testing.
●Consistently assess, identify, demonstrate the ability to communicate and address special needs of patients that are appropriate to the patient specific age group (neonates Birth - 1 month), (pediatrics 1 month – 12 years), (adolescent 1 years), (adults 1 years), (Geriatric 65+ years) when directly or indirectly providing treatment, testing or patient care and assess their level of understanding.
●Participates in the evaluation of customer satisfaction as well as adherence to the Guest Relation Standards.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Education - Associates degree in Related Field
Certification - Certification in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM) - Accredited University or accredited training professionals; Electroencephalography (EEG) Technician Registered - American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) or

Evoked Potential (EP) Technician Registered - American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET)

Preferred:
Experience - 3+ years of EKG/EEG/ECG Experience
Education - Bachelors degree in Health Sciences

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

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