Diagnostic Neurophysiology Technologist I

City Surrey
Job ID 2023-43945
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Cardiology/Neurophysiology
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0630-1615 Tues, Thurs, Fri and 0630-1730 Wed
Days Off
Salary at Time of Posting
$35.18 - $43.91 / hour

Salary range

The salary range for this position is CAD $35.18 - $43.91 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.


Our team of 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


Come work with us!


We do anticipate a regular full time line to become available in the near future. This would encompass full time benefits and the possibility of a relocation assistance package.


Fraser Health is proudly recognized as a BC Top Employer. Joining our team offers you opportunities to work in a rapidly growing organization with health professionals who are excellent in their respective fields, career growth and advancement, a competitive compensation package (including four weeks of vacation to start, comprehensive health benefits, and pension plan), and the rewarding opportunity to make a difference every single day in health care.


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Detailed Overview

Reporting to the Manager, Health Services, and working under the direction of the Diagnostic Neurophysiology Technologist III, the Diagnostic Neurophysiology 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 operating room monitoring procedures as required.


  1. 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.

  2. 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 patients responses and making necessary adjustments to equipment to ensure a complete study is conducted.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Participates in departmental infection control program 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 program.

  6. 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.

  7. Maintains E.E.G. records and videotapes by storing and retrieving from archives for future reference.

  8. Guides the clinical experience of assigned new staff and students; provides input to the Diagnostic Neurophysiology Technologist III as requested on progress in achieving established clinical practice guidelines and standards of practice. Demonstrates procedures and usage of equipment to staff including medical residents and students.

  9. Assists with setting measurable goals and objectives within a team or individual environment, incorporating the organization's 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.

  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Graduation with a Diploma of Technology in Electroneurophysiology (British Columbia's Institute of Technology), two years' recent, related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Certification with the Canadian Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic Technologists (CBRET) or the Board of Registration of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (BRETC).

Current membership with the British Columbia Society of Electroneurophysiology Technologists (BCSET) or the Association of Electromyography Technologists of Canada (AETC).

Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence-based Electroneurophysiology practice related to conducting various diagnostic tests including E.E.G., Multiple Sleep Latency, Evoked Potentials, Nerve Conduction studies, EMG, and M.E.P.

  • Broad knowledge of Electroneurophysiology theory and practice within a client and family centered model of care.

  • Broad knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with Electroneurophysiology equipment.

  • Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.

  • Demonstrated ability to teach/demonstrate.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care staff, clients and their families, both one-on-one and in groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Skill in the use of equipment, and in techniques appropriate to the assessment of clients.

  • Computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and database skills.


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