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Neuromonitoring Technicians

Sanford Federal Inc
Indianapolis, IN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description

1. Job title: Neuromonitoring Technicians
2. Job type: Part-time
3. Working hours: Flexible
4. Place of Performance: Contractor shall furnish services at Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center,
1481 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.
5. Period of Performance: BASE PERIOD: 10/1/2022 - 9/30/2023
 QUALIFICATION:
1.1. Staff/Facility: The 0.28 FTE Neuromonitoring Technicians should be consisting of
neuromonitoring techs certified by the American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring or the
American Society of Electro neurodiagnostic Technologists.
1.2. License: All licenses held by the personnel working on this contract shall be full and unrestricted
license to the services covered by this contract issued in any State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the
United States or the District of Columbia. Contract personnel shall submit evidence of current, full,
and unrestricted licenses, registration, certification, and/or other relevant credentials for verification
prior to appointment and throughout the employment process, as requested by the COR.Contractor is
responsible for keeping the COR informed of anything that would adversely affect or otherwise limit
their clinical privileges. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination ofthe contract.
1.3. Technical: Provide a trained technician, equipment and all necessary accessories and supplies to
include gowns for requested surgical procedures in the operating room. Perform all aspects of IONM
as needed, including but not limited to the following modalities: somatosensory evoked potentials
(SSEP), motor evoked potentials (MEP), electromyography (EMG), electroencephalography (EEG),
cortical mapping, brain stem recordings, etc. Communicate results of monitoring in real time to
operating surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other appropriate members of the surgical team in the
operating room. Apply electrodes to the patient as needed for monitoring requested modalities and
remove electrodes at the end of the procedure.
If applicable, assist the surgical team in explaining IONM to the patient pre-operatively. Participate in
Indianapolis VAMC's quality assurance program as required.
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1.4. Credentialing and Privileging: Contract Neuromonitoring Technologist fulfilling the conditions of the
contract shall be subject to all bylaws, rules, and regulations of the VAMC. Each Neuromonitoring
Technologist shall be credentialed and privileged prior to providing services and must be found
acceptable by the Medical Executive committee and Governing Body. Credentialing and privileging
are to be completed in accordance with VHA Handbook 1100.19 referenced above. The ability for an
individual Neuromonitoring Technologist to continue to render services under the contract shall be
dependent upon demonstration of clinical competence. Clinical competency shall be assessed on an
ongoing basis, is true for all Neuromonitoring Technologist, and to the reported as provider specific
practice information at the time or an accreditation body with equal or better standards Joint
Commission.
1.4.1. If a contract personnel (s) is not credentialed and privileged or has credentials/privileges
suspended or revoked, the Contractor shall furnish an acceptable substitute without any
additional cost to the government.
1.5. Technical Proficiency: Contractor personnel (s) shall be technically proficient in the skills necessary
to fulfill the government's requirements, including the ability to speak, understand, read and write
English fluently. Contractor shall provide documents upon request of the CO/COR to verify current
and ongoing competency, skills, certification and/or licensure related to the provision of care,
treatment and/or services performed. Contractor shall provide verifiable evidence of all educational
and training experiences including any gaps in educational history for all contract personnel(s) and
contract personnel (s) shall be responsible for abiding by the Facility's Medical Staff By-Laws, rules,
and regulations (referenced herein) that govern medical staff behavior.
1.6. Training (BLS and VA Mandatory): Contractor shall meet all VA educational requirements and
mandatory course requirements defined herein; all training must be completed by the Contractor's
technicians(s) as required by the VA.
1.7. Standard Personnel Testing (PPD, etc.): Contractor shall provide proof of the following tests for
personnel prior to the first duty shift. Tests shall be current within the past year.
1.7.1. Tuberculosis Testing: Contractor shall provide proof of a negative reaction to PPD testing for
all contract personnel(s). A negative chest radiographic report for active tuberculosis shall be
provided in cases of positive PPD results. The PPD test shall be repeated annually
1.7.2. Rubella Testing: Contractor shall provide proof of immunization for all contract personnel (s)
for measles, mumps, rubella, or a rubella titer of 1.8 or greater. If the titer is less than 1.8, a
rubella immunization shall be administered with follow-up documentation to the COR.
1.7.3. COVID-19: Contractors shall comply with VHA Supplemental Contract Requirements
for Combatting COVID-19 {This is applicable to all health care workers}.
1.7.4. Hepatitis B vaccination series.
1.7.5. Annual TB skin Test and recent chest X-Ray if there is a history of positive TB skin test.
1.7.6. Evidence of Hepatitis B immunity (hepatitis immune titer, if the individual has had the
series of shots; if no immunity, evidence that the individual has started the Hepatitis B
vaccination series
1.7.7. Evidence of a Hepatitis C titer
1.7.8. Varicella titer if contracted employee has not had chicken pox
 Task and Duties:
1.the Contractor shall provide IONM Services toat the request of the Attending Surgeon or other appropriate
members of the surgical team.
The request shall be pursuant to the written order of the Attending Surgeon. The Monitoring Services
shall include neurophysiologic monitoring of the patient during the surgical procedure (Technical
Services) by a qualified technician. Contractor shall coordinate provision of services with the
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Attending Surgeon or designee. Contractor is responsible for provision of all supplies in support of
the services it provides. Contractor will complete all administrative tasks and required documentation
immediately following procedure.
2. VA HOURS OF OPERATION/SCHEDULING:
2.1. VA Operating Room Hours: 07:00 - 16:00 (EST) Monday - Friday
Scheduling: RLR VAMC will make every reasonable effort to communicate need for service to the
Contractor at least 48 hours prior to a procedure. Contractor shall be expected to provide services
when medical care necessity requires notice of less than 48 hours, such as emergent cases. Casesmay
be scheduled by RLR VAMC in a variety of ways, including by phone, e-mail or fax.
2.2. Off-hours Coverage: None
2.3. Federal Holidays: The following holidays are observed by the Department of Veterans Affairs:
 New Year's Day
 President's Day
 Martin Luther King's Birthday
 Memorial Day
 Juneteenth
 Independence Day
 Labor Day
 Columbus Day
 Veterans Day
 Thanksgiving
 Christmas
 Any day specifically declared by the President of the United States to be a national holiday
 Unless a state of emergency has been declared, the Contractor shall be responsible for
providing services.

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