Nuclear Medicine Technologist

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Vail Health
September 23, 2021
Vail, Colorado
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Nuclear Medicine Technologist 7060

Vail, Co
180 South Frontage Road West | Vail, CO 81657
Allied Health
PRN/Pool Position, Days
Posted 09/17/2021
Req # 11104
Min:$39.51 Max:$59.26
To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
  • POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
    • Prepares, positions, and scans patients for Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT exams. Prepares and administers radioactive isotopes, and operates Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT imaging equipment.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the job’s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
    • Performs high quality Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT imaging exams utilizing ACR guidelines to obtain the desired diagnostic patient information for the Radiologist.
    • Complies with the State of Colorado guidelines for radiation safe practice in the handling of radiopharmaceuticals.
    • Performs quality control procedures to ensure optimal performance of all Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT, and radiation hot lab equipment.
    • Practices safe handling of radioactive materials according to State of Colorado regulations to ensure minimal radiation exposure to self and others.
    • Performs record keeping, customer service functions, and communicates feedback in order to ensure goals of the department are met and operation runs efficiently.
    • Participates in various teaching and/or learning opportunities in order to further knowledge and to assist in expanding the knowledge of others.
    • Maintains constructive collaborative communication with patients, patient's family, physicians, co- workers, and other members of the health care team to contribute to continuity of care.
    • Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
  • This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
    • Experience:
      • One to two years of Nuclear Medicine experience required.
    • License(s):
      • N/A
    • Certification(s):
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association.
      • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board OR American Registry of Radiologic Technologist with a Nuclear specialty (ARRT (N)).
    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
    • Education:
      • N/A
Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, annual bonus potential, amongst others.
As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.
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