Nuclear Med Tech PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Mansfield, TX
  • Date Posted:
    9/5/2020
  • Job ID:
    20014078
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Nuclear Medicine Technologist   Texas Health Mansfield- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

 

Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX

Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX 

 

•         Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.


•         Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families.  Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.


•         Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women’s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.


•         Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”.  AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth. 


•         Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for “Best Places to Live”.  Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023.  Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%.  Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.  

    Work Hours/Shift:

    PRN

     You Will Be Responsible For:

    • Performs quality nuclear imaging exams using proper equipment along with radiation protection practices. To follow appropriate protocols. To verify prescriptions to ensure the proper test is being performed. Orders, prepares, calculates dosage and administers radionuclides and/or interventional medications as directed by a radiologist or cardiologist.  Responsible for checking next day schedules to avoid any scheduling complications          

    • Maintains records in accordance with the departmental policy and procedures as well as within state requirements including using the dose computer or paper tracking system.  Maintain documentation for QA done on cameras and all other equipment including survey meters dose calibrators and glucose meter. Assist the radiation safety officer when needed

    • Uses computer to start and complete exams correctly

    • Sends images to PACS via standard workflow process.  Enters all technical information relating to exam.  Takes appropriate history that is documented on scanned requisition.  Monitors online worklist during worked hours and at shift change               

    • Preforms direct patient care duties within technologist scope of practice. Transports, lifts, moves, and positions patients as needed to properly and safely complete exam. Will transport patients to and from the inside of the department along with escorting patients to other departments for testing

    • Performs basic patient care including monitoring of patient condition. Caring for patient comfort, safety, and privacy along with ensuring patient satisfaction. Obtains and documents patient history and explains procedures with effective communication and caring tone

    • Technologist will be responsible for understanding The Joint Commission regulations as it pertains to their area. Will maintain a clean, stocked, and compliant work area

    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    What You Will Need:

    • High School education or equivalent

    • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Nuclear Medicine Technology (N) and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) registration

    • State license in Nuclear Medicine 

    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

    • One-year experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist preferred

    Job Summary:

    Nuclear Medicine Technologist will be responsible for performing Radiographic Imaging procedures independently. Handles, prepares, calculates dosage and administers radionuclides and interventional medications under the direction of a radiologist or cardiologist. Maintains records in accordance with departmental and state requirements. Assists the radiation safety officer as needed. Responsible for patient transportation to imaging room. Will position patient appropriately to obtain quality diagnostic images that are delivered to radiologist for interpretation via PACS system by technologist. Responsible to assist Radiologist for any required procedure. Will perform clerical duties and assist in radiology department as needed. Performs basic patient care within scope of practice and to departmental standards. Responsibility to adhere to the Corporate Compliance plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies, and to the standards of all accrediting bodies.                                 


    This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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