Neurosurgical Monitoring Technologist (Certified)
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.Shared Health is recruiting for two positions of Neurosurgical Monitoring Technologist (Certified) at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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.
Minimum of one year prior experience as a Neurosurgical Monitoring Technician performing intraoperative monitoring is required.
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.
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.
7.75 and 10 hrs
$34.090, $35.124, $36.183, $37.270, $38.394, $39.544, $40.730
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