Job title :
ELECTRONEUROPHYSIOLOGY (ENP) TECHNOLOGIST
KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL
PERMANENT PART TIME (0.90 FTE)
We have an exciting opportunity for an Electroneurophysiology (ENP) Technologist to join our Electromyography department at Kootenay Lake Regional Hospital in Nelson, BC! If you enjoy autonomy and want to work for an amazing employer, apply today!
About the role:
The Electroneurophysiology Technologist performs technical functions related to Diagnostic Neurophysiology. Duties include conducting various tests such as Electroencephalography (E.E.G.), Multiple Sleep Latency, Evoked Potentials, Nerve Conduction studies, Electromyography (E.M.G.) and Magnetic Evoked Potentials (M.E.P.), recording measurements, formulating technical reports for interpretation by medical staff in clinical diagnosis and performing other monitoring procedures as required.
Some duties may include;
About the community:
- Conducts and records E.E.G., Nerve Conduction Tests, E.M.G., and Multiple Sleep Latency Tests on patients by performing duties such as operating a variety of equipment, calibrating and adjusting equipment during test processes, taking appropriate measurements from test data produced, and entering calculated results into computer in order to demonstrate whether abnormalities exist.
- Conducts Evoked Potential Tests such as visual, brainstem, somato-sensory evoked responses, and magnetic stimulation procedures using a variety of equipment by performing duties such as locating and stimulating nerves, applying recording electrodes to patient, assessing patient responses and making necessary adjustments to equipment to ensure a complete study is conducted.
- Formulates technical preliminary reports by performing duties such as analyzing recordings, measuring numerical data, describing abnormal manifestations and forwarding calculations to physician for use in clinical diagnosis.
- Receives and prepares patients for tests by performing duties such as receiving requisitions from physicians, reviewing case history and assessing the nature of the problems to determine process and direct test accordingly. Prepares patients for tests by receiving and interviewing patient or family, explaining procedures, attaching electrodes and/or electromyographic equipment to appropriate areas and monitoring patient’s comfort to ensure patient is at ease while obtaining required results.
- Participates in departmental infection control programs by performing duties such as assessing infection control in equipment, handling/storing/disposing of needle electrodes and other supplies, and disinfecting and sterilizing equipment to safety standards in accordance with quality assurance programs.
- Performs preventative maintenance on equipment by performing duties such as calibrating and cleaning equipment to ensure equipment is producing accurate records; maintains service and equipment performance records by completing log book and arranging repairs to ensure equipment is working.
- Maintains related digital and hard copy records and videotapes by storing and retrieving from archives for future reference.
- In accordance with established Interior Health policies, guidelines and procedures, administers sedation as required/directed to obtain quality test results.
- Guides the clinical experience of assigned new staff and students; provides input to the Supervisor as requested on individual’s progress in achieving established clinical practice guidelines and standards of practice. Demonstrates procedures and usage of equipment to staff including medical residents and students.
- Sets measurable goals and objectives within a team or individual environment, incorporating the organizations’ vision and values, goals and corporate plan, through methods such as maintaining and updating own knowledge of clinical and professional development within area of practice, and developing plan in collaboration with supervisor for professional development; reviews progress to ensure that goals are achieved within established time frames.
- Performs other related duties/procedures as assigned/directed.
Surrounded by the rugged Selkirk Mountains, Nelson sits on the shores of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake. Picturesque geography and storybook charm are combined with cosmopolitan sophistication. Whether gliding through the incredible powder at White water Ski Resort, catching a 25 pound rainbow trout on Kootenay Lake or simply enjoying a leisurely day of shopping along historic Baker Street, Nelson is a beautiful place to raise a family. But don't take our word for it, have a look for yourself.
Hours of work are rotating and hours are; 08:00 to 16:00.
Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
- 4 weeks’ vacation
- Insurance premiums paid by Interior Health
- Medical Services Plan
- Extended Health Coverage
- Dental Health Coverage
- Pension Plan
If this sounds like a perfect career move for you, come and join our amazing team! Apply today!
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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Successful completion of a recognized program in Electroneurophysiology Technology plus one year's recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current registration with the Canadian or American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic Technologists (C.B.R.E.T.) is required and eligible for membership with the Canadian Association of Electroneurophysiology Technologists (CAET).