Nuclear Med Tech - Cardiac Testing - Part Time - Days
Sign On Bonus: $5,000
Utilizes radiopharmaceuticals and radionuclides in performing diagnostic imaging, in vitro and in vivo testing, radiotherapy, and radiation safety.
1. Demonstrates competency and proficiency in imaging procedures performed on patients of all ages including neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
2. Applies knowledge of radiation physics and safety regulations to practice radiation safety using the proper detection equipment and dosimetry, thereby limiting the radiation exposure to the patient, public, associates and self to as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA). Follow all rules and regulations pertaining to the safe and proper handling of radioactive materials.
3. Performs procedures according to physicians’ orders and indication by ensuring the proper preparation of the patient and schedule of examinations to be completed. Administer radiopharmaceuticals using an aseptic technique, after verifying correct patient, proper radiopharmaceutical, dose, and completing appropriate documentation.
4. Seeks to provide a high quality exam by properly completing patient medical history, charting, and documenting dose, following department policy and procedure, and
providing the necessary images/data. Demonstrates competency in using the radiology information and imaging systems (RIS, PACS, etc.) as well as hospital information systems (Insight, Pt. Transportation System, iCare, etc.) for the purpose of correctly ordering exams, supplies and other data input.
5. Maintains work area with inventory and in a clean and orderly manner and notifies supervisor of needed pharmaceuticals and supplies. Utilizes quality control techniques as part of the quality assurance program for all procedures and products in the department. Operates equipment according to policy and alerts appropriate individual to malfunctions.
6. Meets continuing education requirements, completes hospital required in-services, participates in research activities and trains assigned students, being accountable for their actions. Must meet continuing education requirements to maintain their nuclear medicine registry/license.
7. Demonstrates high levels of care, courtesy and cooperation. Educates patient about their procedure and ensures patients and their families’ comfort and needs are appropriately addressed in a dignified, confidential manner. Demonstrates awareness of safety standards for self and patients. Follows organization’s mission and values of customer service.
8. Performs other duties/tasks as assigned.
- Education: Must be a graduate of a nuclear medicine program.
- Skills: Must be able to cope with the stressful situations and handle deadlines in a demanding, fast paced medical environment. Must be able to understand directions, communicate and respond to inquiries; requires effective interpersonal skils. Must be competent in the use of facility communication systems and equipment (e.g. phones, fax machines, IBEX). Must be able to input and retrieve information from radiological or other medical equipment and computerized systems.
- Years of Experience: NA
- License: Must have a valid State of Ohio Nuclear Medicine license and must be registered by the ARRT or NMTCB certified. If registry eligible, must pass registry within one year of accepting the position (see addendum).
- Certification: Must be CPR certified
- Physical Demands: Imaging technologists must be able to tolerate possible exposure to radiation and electrical hazards, bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluids; must be able to tolerate wearing heavy protective garments for extended period of time. Must be able to move about the facility and between workstations and to handle stooping, standing, walking, and lifting as required by the position. Must be able to differentiate colors. Must be able to move, lift, or carry equipment or materials according to the Department of Labor’s weight requirements.
ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org/about-promedica
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace
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