Emerging Markets STT Specialist - West

Job Description

Neurophysiologist

Health care professional responsible for real time data collection and intra-operative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) of a patient's nervous system throughout surgery. In addition, he/she must establish and maintain open cooperation and communication with the surgical team, which includes interaction with the surgeon. Additional responsibilities include pre-operative patient assessments and post- operative billing uploads.

Responsibilities:

* Consult with surgeon regarding structures at risk and modalities to be monitored.

* Interact with patient, when applicable, to obtain a detailed history and clearly explain the neurophysiological tests to be performed.

* Accurate placement of 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 with the surgeon and surgical team throughout the case to relay monitoring information.

* Complete all required documentation and accurately prepare all IONM logs, files and uploads.

* Maintain equipment in proper working order and conduct required maintenance checks.

* Deliver services according to Company procedures/standards.

Basic Qualifications

Basic knowledge and understanding of the following:

* The surgical procedure being performed including blood pressure and other physiologic factors.

* The anatomy of monitored pathways, including source of blood supply and electrode derivations and generators of EP components.

* Pre-operative deficits, intraoperative injuries and possible post operative outcomes.

* Waveform changes.

* Principles of modern anesthetic techniques.

* The operating room environment.

* Electrical safety issues and the effects of other equipment on the quality of the intraoperative monitoring.

Other:

* Time management and organizational skills.

* Ability to participate in hospital in-service programs, professional meetings and seminars.

* Continually advance skill set by reading books, professional journal articles and online training materials.

* Participate in research opportunities.

* Ability to adapt to change in the work environment, manage competing demands and deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

* Ability to handle the demands of regular travel.

* Must be able to effectively communicate (in English) with surgeon and surgical staff.

* Ability to maintain professional and positive relationships with surgeons/hospitals.

* Proactively check/maintain a schedule on a daily basis.

Physical Requirements:

* Lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted: lift heavier loads with assistance.

* Lift supplies and place equipment on supports.

* Ability to bend over to perform certain duties.

* Stand for several periods of time.

* Visual and auditory skills.

* Manual dexterity.

* Wear gloves, masks, gowns and goggles for extended periods of time.

* Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

Associate NP:

* Bachelor's Degree or CNIM Eligible

Neurophysiologist:

* CNIM Certified

Sr. Neurophysiologist:

* CNIM Certified

* Handle the clinical demands/needs of the territory and the education requirement of those demands & Facilitate and participate in training

Emerging Markets Short-Term Travel Role

Exciting opportunity to work in service markets and with colleagues throughout the organization, while participating in various business development and market support initiatives.

* Role expectations include

o Provide weekly clinical support to markets within assigned region, primarily, and outside of assigned region when approved by direct manager

o Manage all travel accommodation arrangements within NCS Travel Policy guidelines

o Effectively communicate any travel details that may impact clinical support to appropriate management staff (i.e. flight delays or cancellations which would prevent safe arrival to market in time for procedure)

* Role perks include

o Paid travel accommodations

o Rewards program benefit accrual associated with travel (i.e. hotel, airfare)

o Mileage payment with use of personal vehicle

o Experiencing various parts of the country at the organization's expense

o Working with colleagues from all over the country

o Gaining visibility within the organization in service market support role

o Expanding and diversifying monitoring portfolio with each new travel assignment

Preferred Qualifications

* CNIM Certified

NuVasive Clinical Services is a leading provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) services to surgeons and healthcare facilities, through the acquisitions of