Full Job Description
As a Neurophysiologist at NuVasive Clinical Services, you’ll provide intraoperative neuromonitoring during surgery by monitoring the patient’s nervous system. A high standard of patient care is essential to our team. This is a great opportunity for you to work with our top surgeons and other medical professionals in a team environment and play a vital role in the operating room every day. As a member of our team, you will also support NuVasive technological innovations. NuVasive provides comprehensive training, continuing education, and numerous opportunities for career development.
Consult with the surgeon regarding patient structures at risk and modalities to be monitored
Ensure clear communications about the neurophysiological tests that were performed on the patient, as well as obtaining a detailed medical history
Accurately place stimulating and recording electrodes using the 10-20 system of electrode placement
Display and label waveforms for marking, measuring and calculating information such as latencies, amplitudes and conduction times following established guidelines and protocols
Identify appropriate protocol and perform troubleshooting techniques to assure accurate data collection
Communicate monitoring information to the surgeon and the surgical team throughout the case
Complete all required documentation and accurately prepare all IOM logs, files, and timely file uploads
Maintain all neuromonitoring equipment and conduct required maintenance checks
Must be CNIM eligible via one pathway as defined by the ABRET website (Bachelor's degree, R. EEG. T or R. EP T. certification or a graduate of a CAAHEP or NIM IOM program).
Strong time management & organizational skills, and ability to manage competing demands, frequent change, delays and/or unexpected events in scheduling and in the operating room on a daily basis
Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate with the surgeon and surgical staff in the operating room
Able to transport and set up the IONM system, laptop, and supplies in a timely fashion, which can be up to 50 lbs.
Please note, you will be redirected to a 15-20 minute assessment after submitting your application. Please ensure you allow yourself enough time to complete the assessment upon submission of your application.
NuVasive Clinical Services (a division within NuVasive, Inc.) is a leading provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IOM) services to surgeons and healthcare facilities, through the acquisitions of Impulse Monitoring, Biotronic NeuroNetwork, SafePassage and others. Surgeons have enhanced surgical monitoring and oversight capabilities through neurophysiological data gathered via broadband transmission. IOM technology gives those in the operating room real-time insight into the nervous system, which can help surgeons reduce surgical risk by providing critical information and alerts throughout the procedure. This neural function monitoring helps decrease the chance of nerve damage to the patient and promotes patient safety during surgery. NuVasive Clinical Services is expected to serve more than 100,000 cases annually in the U.S. From over 530 highly trained neurophysiologists in the operating room, to technicians and scheduling staff available 24/7, NuVasive Clinical Services can help support improved clinical outcomes.
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here. NuVasive's EEO policy is available here.
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes. The Company's portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With more than $1 billion in revenues, NuVasive has approximately 2,600 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.