Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
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We have a vacancy for a Band 7 Highly Specialist Clinical Physiologist to work in the Department of Clinical Neurophysiology.
Our department provides an essential neurophysiology service for one of the largest spinal surgery and peripheral nerve injury centres in Europe.
You will be an individual with extensive intra-operative monitoring experience during spinal surgeries. You would also be able to conduct neurophysiological investigations in an outpatient setting; performing electrodiagnostic nerve conduction studies and assisting in electromyography clinics, delivered as part of the organisation's outpatient services.
This is a full time band 7 role: 37.5 hours over 7 days, typically 4 days 8-18:00 or 3 days 7:30-20:30.
For further information please contact Emma Carter or Alex Woodhams on 0208 909 5449 or email email@example.com.
Main duties of the job
The department carries out a range of clinical neurophysiological tests and monitors approximately 1000 surgical procedures each year.
The successful candidate would be expected to work across all areas of the department.
Main Duties include:
Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring performed during;
Complex neuro-spinal and spinal-orthopaedic procedures.
Peripheral Nerve injury surgery.
Assisting in electromyography clinics.
Nerve conduction studies for diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Participate in the intraoperative Neuromonitoring on-call service.
The department also provides a mobile Evoked Potentials & Electroencephalography (EEG) service to which suitably qualified staff may contribute.
The RNOH is a national centre of excellence with an international reputation for diagnosis, assessment and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions.
Our department is a small friendly unit, which predominantly provides intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring during spinal and peripheral nerve injury surgery. This vacancy would suit a team player with a wealth of Neuromonitoring experience.
Research and ongoing development is highly encouraged within the Trust. We actively encourage staff to carry out presentations and participate in teaching sessions regularly held in the department
Independently plan, perform and interpret a range of advanced Neurophysiological investigations to a high level of competence to patients.
Assist Consultant Neurophysiologist with EMG (Electromyography) examinations, NCS (Nerve Conduction Studies) in the EMG Laboratory.
Provide written factual reports on a range of complex Neurophysiological investigations.
May initiate and participate with research and development programmes.
Maintain continuous professional development appropriate to the range of Neurophysiology services to patients.
Take part in the on-call service for Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery (giving cover at nights, weekends and public holidays).
Work collaboratively with other professionals and agencies to ensure service(s) meet changing healthcare needs.
Provide support and assistance to Clinical Neurophysiology staff in dealing with difficult and conflicting situations including those that are of a clinical/professional nature.
Skills and Abilities
Disposition and Attributes
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