Nuclear Medicine Tech I PRN (On Call- Evenings 1-2 nights per week plus every other weekend Fri-Sun) Dade City at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Date Posted:
    4/20/2021
  • Job ID:
    21012095
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
Nuclear Medicine Technologist I PRN AdventHealth Dade City

Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd Dade City, FL 33525

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills/Dade City
  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN  (On Call- Evenings 1-2 nights per week plus every other weekend Fri-Sun); this position is all on call
Possibility to pick up shifts in Zephyrhills as well
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Utilizes two patient identifiers to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination.  Reviews & assures physician request meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements.  Prepares appropriate radionuclide for procedure, explains procedure to patient, and aseptically administers radionuclide using universal BSI principles.
  • Assuring that equipment has met all quality control requirements and working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age specific care techniques  in a safe and responsible manner, and evaluates image quality to insure good technical and diagnostic detail.
  • Presents completed exam and any patient historical data to radiologist/cardiologist for review.  Assisting with image manipulation or additional imaging as requested. Assists patient with dressing, answering any questions the patient may have regarding their exam and expectations of results, and releases patient with directions to exit the hospital if needed. 
  • Is able to perform a wide range of Nuclear Medicine procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing in assigned area.
  • Maintains room in ready status by keeping room neat, supplies well stocked, and equipment prepared for next patient.  Initiates and documents work order requests for any equipment that is not functioning properly
  • Plans and manages time in order to accurately perform and enter into the Nuclear Medicine Information System and Order Communication System all required quality control, patient radionuclide administration data, and exam charges by the end of each work day.  Cancels and updates orders as changes are incurred.  Always confirms proper examination/patient assignment on PACS images before releasing images for interpretation.  Immediately follows up to correct any erroneous accession numbers in the PACS system, utilizing PACS support staff to accommodate corrections
  • Consistently attends department meetings and promotes positive dialogue with respect to meeting or exceeding department objectives.  Is fully accountable for active listening, seeks to understand all agenda items and provides feedback when requested. 
  • Maintains a knowledge and understanding of the process improvement initiatives for the department.  Actively participates in department surveys and patient satisfaction initiatives.  Is aware and utilizes patient service recovery when appropriate.
  • Performs other duties assigned or directed to insure smooth operation of department.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • State of Florida Nuclear Medicine Technologist License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CNMT
  • Associates of Science in Nuclear Medicine Sciences
 
Job Summary:

Under supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.  Assumes a variety of responsibilities that will require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative.  Authorized and delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



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

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