Job Summary: Performs research Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computerized Tomography (CT) procedures by utilizing PET/CT imaging equipment with associated computers and techniques. Follows accepted standards of practice and guidelines with age appropriate care. The practice of safe and efficient handling of radioactive materials in accordance with accepted standards of practice, and demonstrating expertise in limiting radiation exposure to patients and other members of the health care team is essential. Administering CT contrast on occasions to patients for research CT scans and ensuring patient is in acceptable range to receive contrast per hospital guidelines for CT contrast administration. Technologist will also administer medications such as IV Lasix, CCK, and Thryogen to patients who contain an order for this, or within the protocol guidelines. Transports patients when needed, including to areas outside of Nuclear Medicine/PET-CT.
Education / Experience:
- Graduate of AMA approved school of Nuclear Medicine Technology
- 2 years experience in clinical Nuclear Medicine preferred
- Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist with the NMTCB or certificate eligible
- Registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist with the ARRT or registry eligible
- Maintains BLS certification
· Starting hours: 10a-7p.
· Must be flexible with hours.
· Potential to work occasional weekends.
Generic Job Description
1. Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. Follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Assumes responsibility for keeping informed about changes in policies and procedures. Participates in departmental in-service and educational offerings. Contributes to the overall quality of services.
2. Ensures efficient and proper functioning of equipment.
3. Performs and assists in performing diagnostic exams using skilled techniques and equipment operation to ensure accurate results.
4. Maintains records and files according to procedure as required for accurate and up-to-date departmental records and/or reports.
5. Maintains coordination of activities with others to accomplish work activities and departmental goals.
6. Protects self, co-workers and facility by following approved policies and procedures to prevent the spread of blood-borne/air-borne disease(s) and limit radiation exposure.
7. Ensures readiness of emergency equipment and supplies and recognizes and reacts appropriately to potential emergencies.
8. Provides instruction, education and consultation to health care personnel and patients to promote improved quality of patient care.
9. Provides age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with Age/Development Specific Guidelines for the specific age groups served when participating in patient care.
10. Administers IV and oral contrast to PET-CT or diagnostic CTs per protocol.SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care and in an age-specific/developmentally appropriate manner
Ability to maintain daily schedules
Ability to communicate on a professional level with physicians, nurses and other ancillary professional staff when discussing procedures and patient?s care
Clinical skills to enable recognition and to function accordingly in relation to priorities of patient needs
Provides patient care in a clinical setting
Works with highly technical and sensitive equipment
Works with radioactive materials
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