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Neurosurgical Monitoring Technologist (Certified)

Requisition ID: 315895 

Posting End Date: Ongoing Opportunities Available

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Operating Room 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MAHCP-HSC

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days, Evenings, Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 and 10 hrs

Annual Base Hours: 2015 

Salary: $34.090, $35.124, $36.183, $37.270, $38.394, $39.544, $40.730

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Neurophysiologist, the incumbent performs routine and complex intra- and perioperative neurodiagnostic procedures to identify pertinent neuronal structures. This includes the set up, performance of, and initial interpretation of Evoked Responses, EMG, EEG, Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) and Motor Evoked Potential (MEP) procedures. Provides intraoperative neurophysiological assessments to the clinical team to facilitate optimal neurosurgical outcome. Provides technical and scientific expertise to formulate, submit and conduct research initiatives arising from intraoperative results. Performs additional procedures (e.g. TCDs, CBF, Neuronavigation) as required. Operates, cleans, maintains and troubleshoots equipment.

Experience

  • Minimum of one year prior experience as a Neurosurgical Monitoring Technician performing intraoperative monitoring is required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Relevant Bachelors Degree from a recognized University is required.
  • Bachelor of Science or Similar Life Sciences Degree preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience as recognized by the Centre may be considered.
  • Registered Electrophysiology Technologist (e.g. EEG, EMG, etc.) preferred.
  • Certified by the American Board of Registered Electrodiagnostic Technicians (ABRET) in Neuro Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM), required.
  • The ability and initiative to self teach is essential.
  • In addition, the incumbent must attend relevant continuing education programs in operative monitoring, as well as in other related neurodiagnostic areas, on an ongoing basis and as requested by the Neurophysiologist.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • BSc degree or equivalent required. CNIM certified by the ABRET required.
  • Registered Electrophysiology Technologist (e.g. EEG, EMG, etc.) and certified by the applicable certifying body, preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to function proficiently in the faced paced environment of the OR.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health and manual dexterity.

 

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

 

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

 

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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