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#108897 Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Tech

Filing Deadline: Tue 6/29/2021

Please note that this is a part-time position.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/21/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/30/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This posting shall remain open until filled.

DESCRIPTION

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
IONM TCHNO
Department:
EPILEPSY PROGRAMS
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
60%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Variable

 

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.