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Neuromonitoring Service - #2434436
IOM Coordinator – Neuromonitoring Service – Full Time, Days
Roles & Responsibilities:
The IOM Coordinator I is an advanced supervisory
position with a Certification in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring
(CNIM) and a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Intraoperative Neuromonitoring
(IONM) with at least 2 years in a supervisory role.
As a vital member of the surgical team, the IOM Coordinator I works closely with and collaborates with nurses, physicians, anesthesiologists and other medical staff caring for the patient. The IOM Coordinator I may assume the direct supervision of clinical IONM services when the Director of Neuromonitoring Services is not available.
The IOM Coordinator I reports to and provides support to the Director Neuromonitoring Services by assigning, scheduling, monitoring and/or evaluating the work of assigned IONM Technologist staff. The IOM Coordinator I assures that IOM staff training requirements are met, may be required to train the IOM Trainee, and also performs intraoperative monitoring for both simple and complex surgical procedures as necessary.
- Monitor and supervise the EP Trainee and Technicians’ work for all assigned cases.
- Coordinate schedule and breaks for the late shift personnel.
- Participating in the planning of intraoperative monitoring modalities appropriate to the surgical procedure. Perform all pre-operative patient verifications, communications with surgeons and anesthesiologists, and documenting.
- Prepare patients for IONM and acquiring signals. Perform basic, moderately complex, and more highly complex IONM as needed (e.g., spinal, peripheral nerve, cranial, brain stem, vascular, and spinal cord tumor surgeries).
- Setting up and confirming
proper operation of all equipment including:
a. Testing of equipment and checking integrity of electrodes
b. Arranging head boxes, cables, and electrodes for minimization of artifacts and electrical hazards preventing electrodes from being dislodged, dried out, or contaminated with fluids
c. Ensuring that all stimulators are delivering expected stimuli to the correct site.
d. Assist technologists in troubleshooting electrical interference and software problems.
e. Maintain equipment and perform simple repairs as needed.
- Oversee interactions with the interpreting neurologist and the surgeon regarding the interpretation of neurophysiological and neuromuscular recordings.
- Assume the direct supervision of clinical IONM services as needed when the Director IONM Services is unavailable.
- Follow standard precautions
for infection control per Mount Sinai policy and procedures.
Follow standard Mount Sinai precautions for hazardous material management.
- Completing post-operative reports and billing forms.
- Minimum 5-7 years of IONM experience with 2 years of previous supervisory experience in IONM.
- Bachelor’s or Associate degree in a science-related field from an accredited institution; Masters’ Degree preferred.
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