Surgical Neurophysiologist Training Program

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Intraoperative Neuromonitoring
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190000MO Requisition #
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Passionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference in healthcare.

 

SpecialtyCare continues to grow and we’d like you to grow with us. We are the industry leader in intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) services in the US—monitoring over 60,000 cases annually, providing IONM services to over 450 hospitals nationwide, and supporting over 1,700 surgeons. With SpecialtyCare, you will be able to share your acquired expertise with your colleagues and customers, all while providing safer surgery and better outcomes for your patients.


SpecialtyCare is dedicated to hiring talented and motivated people who are eager to learn and start a career in this exciting and rewarding field. As a SpecialtyCare surgical neurophysiologist, you will be in a great position to grow your career while working with highly skilled physicians and surgical teams in a variety of clinical settings and locations.

To get you to that point, we offer full-time, salaried employment coupled with a structured and progressive one-year training program that features a combination of classroom work, laboratory practicums, online instruction and practical training in the operating room designed to prepare you for a career in IONM.


Training Program

If you are selected to join the training program, you will be a SpecialtyCare employee and will be eligible for SpecialtyCare’s benefits.

  • Phase 1 classroom training is conducted at our field support office and training facility in the greater Nashville, TN area.
  • Once training in Nashville is complete, you will relocate to your new market.
  • We cannot guarantee ahead of time which market you will work in. You will need to be open to relocation anywhere we offer service.
  • All SpecialtyCare Surgical Neurophysiologists must obtain CNIM certification upon completion of the training program.

Long Term Career Opportunity in IONM

Patient Setup

  • Explain test procedures to the patient and describe your role in the OR.
  • Prepare the patient for neurophysiological monitoring by applying stimulating and recording electrodes.
  • Advocate for the patient and monitor their nervous system by performing a variety of tests while the patient is undergoing surgery.

IONM Equipment

  • Set up neuromonitoring equipment properly in the OR following biomedical safety standards. 
  • Calibrate, evaluate, and adjust equipment.
  • Optimize recording and stimulation parameters to acquire salient data.

Intraoperative Monitoring

  • Interact with the surgical team to provide timely information about the patient’s neurologic status.
  • Understand the medical and pharmacologic/anesthetic conditions that influence the various IONM test modalities.
  • Understand the clinical correlations between abnormal IONM recordings, various disease states and injury to the nervous system.

Documentation

  • Properly display recorded waveforms of nervous system activity.
  • Mark, measure, and calculate information such as neural signal latencies, amplitudes, and conduction times following established guidelines and protocols.
  • Save and upload copies of recorded information to SpecialtyCare’s computerized IONM medical record.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors, masters, or doctorate degree. Life sciences (e.g. neuroscience, biology), bio-engineering or audiology is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated & have a strong desire to learn.
  • Ability to keep up with a fast-paced and independent learning environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as scheduled, including weekends and holidays, and to be on-call as scheduled.

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate must bring a high level of ethical, intellectual, professional and personal values that complement the team and company vision.  The following competencies are highly valued:

  • Focused on clinical quality and delivering the absolute best results for patients.
  • Excellent communication skills and basic computer skills are essential.
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in a high stress environment necessary.
  • Proven self-starter who works well independently and as a part of the OR team.
  • Lives the SpecialtyCare Values – Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Sense of Urgency, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability.
SpecialtyCare is committed to supporting professional growth for our associates. Each associate is allocated funds for continuing education, membership fees, and dues for professional associations. We also provide tuition reimbursement or tuition repayment assistance.  We provide a full benefits package including a matching 401K and generous PTO plan.

SpecialtyCare is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Employment with SpecialtyCare is at-will

  

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