Accepting applications for experienced and entry level technologists.
The IONM Technologist is a valuable member of the intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring team working closely and collaborating with nurses, physicians, and other medical staff caring for the patient.
IONM Technologist reviews planned intraoperative procedure and orders for monitoring to determine the structures at risk relative to patient history/pre-existing conditions and monitoring requested; makes needed adjustments in monitoring by communicating with correct personnel while maintaining patient confidentiality according to facility policy and procedures; communicates with needed departments to obtain access and scheduling of patient according to facility policy and procedures; prepares equipment and supplies for required monitoring of patient according to facility policy and procedures; identifies correct patient by name, ordering surgeon, and type of procedure to be performed and communicates the monitoring plan to the patient/caregivers/family in language consistent with their ability to understand; measures and marks correct recording and stimulation sites and applies electrodes according to facility policy and procedures.
IONM Technologist positions monitoring equipment in the operating room to ensure patient electrical safety and communicates with team members including anesthesia, surgeon, and nursing staff according to facility policy and procedures; communications directly with anesthesia team and surgeon to enhance monitoring results; discusses with surgeon baseline recordings according to facility policy and procedures; makes any needed adjustments in monitoring according to facility policy and procedures; monitors neurophysiologic central/peripheral functioning throughout the operative procedure communicating with surgeon, neurophysiologist, anesthesia team, and nursing staff as necessary according to facility policy and procedures; recognizes clinically significant events and follows facility policy and procedures regarding critical test results**; documents in surgery log throughout the monitoring process all relative communications/responses, physiological status, anesthetic adjustments, and changes in verbal responses according to facility policy and procedures; discontinues monitoring and removes all monitoring and stimulation electrodes checking sites for pre-monitoring status according to facility policy and procedures.
The IONM Technologist provides findings, results, and a descriptive analysis according to facility policy and procedure; cleans/disinfects electrodes and equipment according to facility policy and procedures; restocks equipment and electrode supplies; prints needed documents including waveforms, neuromonitoring specialist report, and surgery log to be dictated by interpreting personnel according to facility policy and procedures; charges and logs patient according to facility policy and procedures.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $33,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year
Must be good or greater: vision, hearing, manual dexterity, talking and speech, typing. Requires the ability to concentrate for long periods of time under stressful conditions and still perform properly and effectively.
Reaching including above/below shoulder height
Pulling and pushing > 50 pounds
Carrying or pushing < 50 pounds
Frequent bending /stooping/crouching/twisting and continuous repetitive movements
Lighting bright and dim, mechanical hazards, hazardous substances, infectious diseases, ionizing/non-ionizing radiation, and toleration of temperature ranges 60 to 75° F.
Occasional travel to facilities across MO or IL- company pays per diem, mileage, and accommodations
Additional Salary Information: Full medical, dental, and vision benefits. Company 401(k). Paid Time Off.
Internal Number: INMTT
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