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Neurophysiological Technologist - Operating Room - Toronto, Ontario

Neurophysiological Technologist



Union: Non-Union

Site: Toronto Western Hospital

Department: Operating Room

Hours:  37.5 hours per week; Various Shifts as needed including Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends and Holidays

Salary: $35.33 - $44.16 per hour (To commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN compensation policy)

Status: Permanent Full-Time

Posting Date: November 30, 2023

Closing Date: Until Filled

The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.


  • Analyzes surgery requirements; determines the degree of patient monitoring that is required during surgery.
  • Performs preoperative set up procedures.
  • Performs interoperative procedures.
  • Performs advanced monitoring for high risk neuro/spinal surgeries, independently making critical decisions on whether the patient's central nervous system has been compromised.
  • Ensures procedures are completed accurately and in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Performs a follow up evaluation of patient's neurological status for complicated cases.
  • Performs Quality Assurance and Control, as set by department standards.


  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree program in Nursing or Life Sciences
  • Successful candidates required to write the Certification Examination in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM) within two years of start date
  • Ability to multi-task and to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work accurately under stressful conditions
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet patient care needs
  • Ability to meet continuing education requirements
  • Effective computer skills
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Exercise initiative and good judgement
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies preferred
  • Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Why join UHN?

In addition to working alongside some of the most talented and inspiring healthcare professionals in the world, UHN offers a wide range of benefits, programs and perks. It is the comprehensiveness of these offerings that makes it a differentiating factor, allowing you to find value where it matters most to you, now and throughout your career at UHN.

  • Competitive offer packages
  • Government organization and a member of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP
  • Close access to Transit and UHN shuttle service
  • A flexible work environment
  • Opportunities for development and promotions within a large organization
  • Additional perks (multiple corporate discounts including: travel, restaurants, parking, phone plans, auto insurance discounts, on-site gyms, etc.)

Current UHN employees must have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, to be eligible for consideration.

Vaccines (COVID and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.  Any information received related to an accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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