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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior Research Technician.
In this role, the successful candidate will perform intra-operative monitoring and/or assist in the performance of electrodiagnostic tests, as directed by the Director of Clinical Neurophysiology. Gather neurophysiology research data.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Demonstrates ability to work well with all members of health care team.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient, hospital, and physician information.
Cooperates and communicates with visitors and hospital staff in a positive and professional manner.
Interacts with the patients/family and physicians utilizing techniques appropriate to situation in a courteous, professional manner.
Effectively asses data reflective of the patients status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age specific needs.
Demonstrates knowledge when performing the duties and responsibilities outlined herein of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the age(s) of the patients served. (i.e. neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric).
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age(s) of the patients served.
Maintains equipment in proper functioning order and assures adequate supplies for performance of tests/monitoring.
Backs up data collected during surgical procedure.
Monitors patient during non-critical portions of surgery, noting progress of surgery, room and patient body temperature, blood pressure, anesthetic agents and other factors as instructed by physician.
Performs intra-operative monitoring during surgical procedures and prepare relevant data.
Generates a preliminary measurement report for review by the attending physician.
Completes procedure and assures that all measures have been obtained; removes electrodes from patient and assists patient, as needed.
Generates electrical impulse to stimulate motor response.
Instructs patients on how to relax and cooperate during testing.
For electrodiagnostic testing, attaches electrodes according to predetermined specifications.
Under the direction of the physician, administers appropriate electrodiagnostic testing.
Preps patient using proper departmental criteria and technique to ensure best quality result.
Interacts with patients by indentifying self to patient and verifies identity of patient by checking patient ID bracelet.
Calibrates equipment prior to procedure, ensuring its proper functioning for procedure.
Gathers and sets up equipment and supplies according to established departmental procedures.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Life Sciences or a related field; One year related experience required; two-three years previous experience in clinical neurophysiology laboratory preferred. Ability to operate EP & EMG equipment. Good communication skills required.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's of Science Degree preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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