Swedish Medical Center Neurophysiology Intraoperative Monitoring Specialist - EEG in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Neurophysiology Intraoperative Monitoring Specialist (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at the Swedish Cherry Hill Neurophysiology Laboratory in Seattle, WA.
The Neurophysiology Intraoperative Monitoring Specialist provides adequate recordings with proficiency in troubleshooting technical problems, keeps the surgeons and IOM physicians informed of any significant changes, including the loss of waveforms being monitored.
In this position you will:
Perform all modalities of Neurophysiology/Neurovascular and other Intraoperative Monitoring with minimal supervision. This includes (but is not limited to): Cerebellopontine angle tumor surgery, intracranial tumor and aneurysm surgery/procedures, spinal surgeries including surgery for spinal deformity, thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery, and peripheral nerve surgeries.
Participate in the development, selection, and implementation of software and procedures needed to provide optimal monitoring.
Maintain up to date knowledge about any situations that may increase the risk of injury to the patient and the implications for all types of electrode application
Monitor all instrumentation that enters the sterile field, with close attention to infection, aseptic and sterile technique.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree, preferrably in Neuroscience
Education to include course work in anatomy, neurophysiology
ABRET - CNIM licensure by the American Board of Neurophysiologic Monitoring or expectation of licensure within 18 months
Understanding of all relevant anatomy, neurophysiology and surgeries
A comprehensive understanding of intraoperative EEG, EMG, and EP’s as well as an understanding of the steps of common surgical procedures
Experience with networking and computer programming
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Masters degree in scientific discipline related to the biological sciences and in particular to Neuroscience
Experience in neurophysiology and neuroanatomy
At least two years of Intraoperative Monitoring experience strongly
About the Cherry Hill Campus.
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians
Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 230590