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Nuclear Medicine Technologist – PRN

February 12, 2018

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Job Description

For more information and to apply: Nuclear Medicine Technologist – PRN (http://jobs.texashealth.org/ShowJob/Id/1482413/Nuclear-Med-Specialist-PRN/)

Hours/Shift – PRN (variable hours)

Education Required:
Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology or nuclear medicine
Associate’s Degree preferred

Experience Required:
2 years in nuclear medicine preferred

Skills Required:
Good communication, computer, venipuncture skills

Licenses and Certifications Required:
ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required upon hire or CNMT
NMT – Nuclear Medicine Technologist required upon hire
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire

Job Duties/Essential Functions:

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam
2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest
3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations
4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors
5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique
6. Maintains attention to details
7. Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed 8. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS
9. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS
10. Prints laser images from modality or PACS
11. Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities

Patient Care

1. Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions
2. Assesses and recognizes the patient’s emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions
3. Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)
4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures
5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID
6. Obtains patient history
7. Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging
8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment
9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient
10. Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines
11. Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed
12. Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

1. Adjusts technical factors
2. Operates, cares for and maintains equipment
3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories
4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction
5. Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, table tops, floors)
6. Stocks supplies daily
7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames
8. Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards
9. Productive during periods of decreased work flow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement
2. Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner
3. Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement
4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary
5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

Job Requirements

For more information and to apply: Nuclear Medicine Technologist – PRN (http://jobs.texashealth.org/ShowJob/Id/1482413/Nuclear-Med-Specialist-PRN/)

Education Required:
Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology or nuclear medicine
Associate’s Degree preferred

Experience Required:
2 years in nuclear medicine preferred

Skills Required:
Good communication, computer, venipuncture skills

Licenses and Certifications Required:
ARRT – American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required upon hire or CNMT
NMT – Nuclear Medicine Technologist required upon hire
BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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