Nuclear Med Technologist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/11/2020
  • Job ID:
    19023721
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Texas Health Huguley Hospital

Job Description


Description


Nuclear Med Technologist -  Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth


Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028


Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX


  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.


  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  



Work Hours/Shift:


PRN


Call during the weekday and weekends.


Some Saturday shifts available


Coverage during the week days when someone is out or extremely busy.


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:

  • A high level of multitasking, organization and proactive customer service skills

  • Must possess sound judgment, critical thinking skills, ability to manage multiple details, tasks, and decision-making abilities under busy and stressful working conditions

  •   Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

  •    Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

  •    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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