Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Neurophysiology Technician in New York, New York
Job Posting Number: 19475
Allied Health – All
July 27, 2018
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The clinical neurophysiology faculty at MSKCC are board-certified neurologists, all of whom have done clinical neurophysiology fellowships with emphasis on intraoperative monitoring. All of the faculty perform intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring and also interpret EMG/nerve conduction velocities. We are a major teaching site of the Cornell clinical neurophysiology program and have trained fellows for over a decade. In addition, we have experience in training new IOM technicians.
As a Neurophysiology Technician, you will:
Be responsible for Intra-operative neurophysiological monitoring , which is the application of somatosensory evoked potentials, motor evoked potentials, brainstem auditory evoked potentials, electromyography, and quantitative electroneurocepholographic recording techniques to detect changes in the functional status of neural structures at risk during surgery.
Ensure proper operation, interconnection and maintenance of OR equipment; maintain equipment in optimal condition; trouble shoot problems intra-operatively; comply with all hospital safety polices to assure a safe OR environment.
Perform inpatient and outpatient nerve conduction velocities under the supervision of a fellowship trained neurologist.
Maintain the log book.
Take initiative to complete work, solve problems, communicate issues and suggest efficiencies.
An Associate’s degree/Certified Vocational Training in Electroneurodiagnostic technology, Electronic Technology, Computer Systems.
2-4 years of experience with intraoperative neurological monitoring (IOM) or nerve conduction studies.
Knowledge of windows based software, intraoperative video, computerized and monitoring equipment function and troubleshooting techniques.
Experience with inpatient and outpatient nerve conduction velocities, strongly preferred, but can also be trained at MSK.
Hours: Vary between 7am-7pm, Monday-Friday
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