Lead Nuclear Medicine Tech
Nuclear Medicine - 207061 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time
- Entity: Winchester Medical Center
- Shift: Day
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
The Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist assists the Operations Manager in overseeing daily operations of the PET and nuclear medicine department, is responsible for accreditation maintenance, as well as performing a variety of complex imaging and non-imaging tests on patients of all ages from neonatal to geriatric, which require professional judgment and interaction with patients, physicians, and other allied health care professionals. He/she is able to work independently although technical supervision assistance is always available. Knowledge of Nuclear Medicine, Positron Imaging, radiation safety and the ability to evaluate the results along with the ability to determine the need for concomitant or additional studies is required.
Five years of Nuclear Medicine Tech experience required
Certification & Licensures
ARRT (N), ARRT(R), or NMTCB certification as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist required *
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required **
* and/or successful completion of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology or Radiologic Technology training program ** New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Knowledge of ACR accreditation standards and guidelines required Communication skills necessary to relate to physicians, peers, and patients on a professional and technical level required Management skills necessary to organize daily workflow and make staffing assignments required Ability to serve as a preceptor for new employees/trainees required Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development and competence in providing Nuclear Medicine services for patients of all ages including neonate, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
What You Will Get:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.
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