Surgical Neurophysiologist performs testing and monitoring of the nervous system during surgery to assist the surgeons in avoiding or reducing complications such as paralysis, hearing loss, or stroke. Conducts Electroencephalograms, Electromyographies, Somatosensory Evoked Potentials, Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials, direct nerve testing, and other modalities intraoperatively, and communicates findings to the operating room team. Being a Surgical Neurophysiologist typically requires a bachelor's degree in related area. Requires Certification in Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring (CNIM) from the American Board of Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists. Additionally, Surgical Neurophysiologist typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Surgical Neurophysiologist occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Surgical Neurophysiologist typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.