Nuclear Medicine Technician
Posted on: March 23, 2020
Job Purpose: The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is critical to
the overall performance and efficiency of the imaging center. This
position interacts with all of the various facets of the company,
its patients, all Center team members and Physician Offices.
Essential Functions: -- Greet patients and families and escort the
patient throughout the facility. -- Inject radiopharmaceuticals and
scan patients with diagnostic imaging equipment. -- Verify
completeness/integrity of scan order from physicians office at
least 48 hours in advance. -- Process images and push to pacs. --
Compare scan order/scan/clinical for veracity, accuracy, and data
thoroughness. -- Archive & verify to PACS & to DVD daily. -- Order
radiopharmaceuticals and credit unused radiopharmaceuticals daily.
-- Run QC scanning equipment; facilitate repairs if necessary. --
Perform QA on all equipment; maintain QA logs, patient logs, and
equipment maintenance logs. -- Ensure scanning equipment is in good
working order and facilitate repairs if necessary. -- Obtain
working knowledge of PET/CT imaging; educate physicians on PET/CT.
-- Develop marketing strategy with Clinical Educators -- Work with
patients, physicians, nurses, clinicians, educators, and vendors.
-- Develop / implement procedures that improve efficiencies and
reduce costs. -- Correctly, legibly, and accurately scan data into
document imaging software (RIS) - Charge Out Process -- Regular
attendance and punctuality. -- Contributes to team effort by
accomplishing related results as needed. -- Ensures that all
processing and reporting deadlines are consistently achieved. --
Perform any other functions as required by management.
Qualifications and Education Requirements Ability to work a
flexible schedule (including overtime, and weekends,) as necessary.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nuclear Medicine. Certified
Nuclear Medicine Technologist certification (CNMT) Must possess
either the ARRT (N) or the NMTCB certification. Current ACLS or
BCLS certification Preferred Skills CT experience Experience with
GE PET/CT camera Required Competencies Excellent judgment,
dependability, conscientious performance. Detail oriented.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Caring and
empathetic. High ethical standards. Mechanical ability and manual
dexterity for operating complicated equipments. Physical Demands
and Work Environment The physical demands and work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Physical demands: While performing the duties of this
job, employee is required to walk; sit; use hands to handle, or
feel objects, tools, or controls; reach hands and arms; talk and
hear. Employee must lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, speech clarity,
climb, balance, and stoop, kneel, and bend. Work environment: While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to
environmental risk of radiation exposure, and biohazard exposure.
The Tennessean.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Nuclear Medicine
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