The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a IOM Associate. To qualify a High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's of Science Degree with two to three (2-3) years previous experience in a clinical neurophysiology laboratory preferred. One (1) year related experience required. Ability to operate EP & EMG equipment. Requires physical and manual dexterity needed to lift and support patients and to calibrate equipment. The ability to work daily in an operating room interacting with anesthesiologist, surgical team, and other members of the IOM team or environment maintaining appropriate temperature control, sterile environment and precautions. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing intra-operative monitoring and/or assist in the performance of electro-diagnostic tests, as directed by the Director of Clinical Neurophysiology. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Behavioral Standards: Interacts with the patients/family and physicians utilizing techniques appropriate to situation in a courteous, professional manner.Cooperates and communicates with visitors and hospital staff in a positive and professional manner.Maintains confidentiality of all patient, hospital, and physician information.Demonstrates ability to work well with all members of health care team.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age(s) of the patients served: 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).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.
Maintains equipment in proper functioning order and assures adequate supplies for performance of tests/monitoring.
Performs intra-operative monitoring during surgical procedures and prepare relevant data: 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.Backs up data collected during surgical procedure.
Under the direction of the physician, administers appropriate electrodiagnostic testing: For electrodiagnostic testing, attaches electrodes according to predetermined specifications.Instructs patients on how to relax and cooperate during testing.Generates electrical impulse to stimulate motor response.Completes procedure and assures that all measures have been obtained; removes electrodes from patient and assists patient, as needed.Generates a preliminary measurement report for review by the attending physician.
Prepares patient for testing: Gathers and sets up equipment and supplies according to established departmental procedures.Calibrates equipment prior to procedure, ensuring its proper functioning for procedure.Interacts with patients by indentifying self to patient and verifies identity of patient by checking patient ID bracelet.Preps patient using proper departmental criteria and technique to ensure best quality result.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.