Nuclear Medicine Technologist Part Time (Mostly Day Shift) North Pinellas at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/6/2021

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Job Description


Nuclear Medicine Technologist AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Day One Benefits
  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

Part Time (Mostly Days) plus call 1 weekend per month

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Operates the Nuclear Medicine gamma camera, counters, computers, probes, scanners and other related equipment.
  • Reviews with nursing personnel the preparation and procedure to be performed on patients.
  • Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients using sterile technique. This includes therapeutic doses.
  • Performs such procedures as organ imaging, both static and dynamic, physiological tracer (function) studies and radio assay studies.
  • Prepares exam room for patients and insures that needed supplies are at hand for each procedure.
  • Explains to the patient/family member the procedure and answers any questions relative to the procedure.
  • Monitors the patient in the scan room during the procedure.
  • Reviews image with Radiologist upon completion of the procedure.
  • Assists in the development of new techniques and procedures.
  • Assists the health physicist when needed.
  • Performs Quality Control
  • Performs daily quality control on the Nuclear Medicine equipment.
  • Performs equipment calibration and minor repairs as needed.
  • Maintains equipment in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Reports all equipment failure or problems to the Nuclear Medicine Supervisor.
  • Performs Quality Assurance
  • Performs all Quality Assurance activities as recommended by the Hospital and JCAHO.
  • Helps to maintain the policy and procedure manual
  • Completes history and physical form on each patient
  • Documents the radiopharmaceutical and amount given to each patient.
  • Provides radiation protection to the patient or any other persons in accordance with prescribed safety standards
  • Participates in decontamination of radionuclide spillage, should one occur
  • Observes and insures safe practices for all patients, visitors and personnel.
  • Completes the Hospital incident report for any problems that occur with patients or procedures performed on patients.
  • Attends staff meetings, patient care meetings as requested in order to keep abreast of all Hospital and departmental changes
  • Age Specific Standards
  • Provides Nuclear Medicine procedures to all patients, regardless of age, race or sex.
  • Patient population includes patients of all ages from infants through the geriatric population
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret age specific data, plan and implement Nuclear Medicine procedures based on interpretation of findings
  • Follows Radiation Protection Guidelines
  • Wears TLD badge daily.
  • Provides radiation protection to the patient or any other persons in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Reviews quarterly radiation exposure reports.
  • Performs Additional Duties as Assigned and Required

What You Will Need:

    • High School graduate or equivalent.
    • Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology.
    • Current Florida State license in Nuclear Medicine or Radiologic Technology.
    • Current certification with ARRT or NMTCB
    • Basic Life Support Certification

Job Summary:

Performs Nuclear Medicine procedures. Performs a variety of technical procedures involving the administration of radionuclides for the in vitro/in vivo diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.

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

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