Nuclear Med Technologist Relief at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    19024865
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

Nuclear Medical Technologist Relief Advent Health Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • 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:
Relief

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:
  • 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
  • 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
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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