Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Location
Titusville, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Jan 19, 2024
Closes
Mar 19, 2024
Ref
2061822#OJ-ParrishMedicalCenter.4
Industry
Healthcare
Workplace
In-Office
**$2,000 Sign On Bonus Available**

Department:
Nuclear Medicine

Schedule/Status:
6:30am-3:00pm; Full Time

Call Requirements:
On-call rotations

Standard Hours/Week:
40

Location:
Titusville

General Description:
Under the direct supervision of the Nuclear Medicine Supervisor, performs diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures, handles radioactive materials in compliance with Federal and State regulatory agencies, performs quality control on equipment, and interacts with physicians and support personnel in coordination of patient studies. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates Competency in all procedures within the scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served evidenced by: The ability to obtain information and interpret information in terms of the patient's needs; a knowledge of growth and development; and understanding of how to compensate technical factors to provide an optimal clinical image for interpretation.
  • Provides for ordering, safe storage and routing of supplies and radionuclides in Nuclear Medicine in the absence of the Nuclear Medicine Supervisor. Receives, assays radionuclides, prepares doses and kits, performs dose calculations and administers radiopharmaceutical as appropriate for the procedure requested. Maintains records for all radionuclides ordered, used, and disposed in accordance with regulatory agencies.
  • Selects proper technical factors, positioning and equipment to optimally demonstrate patient anatomy and corresponding pathology. Uses department protocol for positions selected. Demonstrates good judgment of acceptable completed exam quality in the absence of a supervisor. Demonstrates ability to process all required studies according to protocol and produce quality images.
  • Ensures patient and personnel safety in compliance with Federal and State regulations to include adherence to ALARA, ascertaining pregnancy status, and practicing principles of radiation safety (i.e. time, distance, shielding).
  • Monitors and documents proper patient status during procedures. Maintains accurate records and completes computer related duties to ensure proper charging, patient tracking and reporting. Communicates patient needs and/or pertinent assessment information to the radiologist (or other healthcare providers) as it pertains to the exam.
  • Performs routine quality control on all equipment and notifies the Nuclear Medicine Supervisor of equipment problems.
  • Is available for Nuclear Medicine call back as scheduled. Is available for radiation contamination accident as necessary.
  • Remains current with continuing education, including required in-house programs.
  • Maintains a neat, orderly working environment. Follows infection control guidelines. Reads posted department communications and attends staff meetings.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as it pertains to the work area.

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Associate's Degree or other Two Year College equivalent required.

Work Experience:
  • 1 to 2 years of experience preferred.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Florida State DOH License Required
  • CNMT through the NMTCB or RT(N) registered through ARRT required
  • BLS through The American Heart Association required


Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.

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