Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    6/8/2021
  • Job ID:
    21014502
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Nuclear Med Tech AdventHealth South Overland Park

Location Address: 7840 W 165th Street, Overland Park, KS 66223

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth South Overland Park

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962 
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift
Full Time, Days
Day Shifts Monday-Friday
You will be responsible for:
  • Rotates “on-call” status.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as required and deemed necessary per Radiology Director.
  • Follows “Standard of Behavior” guidelines per hospital policy.
  • Observes strict precautions in handling radionuclides to safeguard against over exposure to radiation.
  • Monitors contaminated articles and bed linens of patients using Geiger counter to insure that radioactivity is not spread to unaffected persons.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Follows all Nuclear Medicine Policies/Procedures.
  • Operates Cerner proficiently, troubleshooting problems with orders and makes corrections within scope or user level.
  • Keeps records of tests conducted, test results, and use and disposition of radionuclide and body products containing them.
  • Operates Cerner System proficiently, trouble shoots problems with orders, and makes corrections within scope of user level.
  • Operates Dose Calibrator to measure concentration of radionuclides in specific body areas and body products to obtain information for use of physicians in diagnosing patient illnesses.
  • Prepares radiopharmaceuticals for administration to patient.
  • Operates Gamma cameras to measure radionuclide concentrations and to record visual representations of the radionuclide concentrations in specific body areas of the patient.
  • Provides patient transportation when needed.
  • Documents on communication white board and schedule log sheet. 
Qualifications
What will you need?
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • ARRT in Nuclear Medicine ARRT (NM) or Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT)
  • Kansas State License (LRT)
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience Preferred
Job Summary
Operates radiation detection imaging equipment  and administers radionuclides to patients.  Checks quality of radionuclides purchased.  Monitors contaminated articles to ensure that radioactivity is not spread to unaffected persons.  Keeps a record of tests conducted, test results, use and disposition of radionuclide and body products containing radionuclide

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

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