Nuclear Medicine Technologist I PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/24/2019
  • Job ID:
    19014817
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    N - N/A
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description
Nuclear Medicine Technologist I AdventHealth Dade City

Location Address: 12880 US Hwy 301

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Dade City
  • Only hospital in East and Central Pasco to earn Accreditation in Atrial Fibrillation in 2018 by the American College of Cardiology
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment in 2019 by Healthgrades
  • Earned Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus TS Quality Achievement Award 2018 by American Heart/Stroke Association
Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

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
Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Knowledge of  Human Physiology
  • Knowledge of Scinitgraphic equipment, Acquisition Computers, and Processing Stations
  • Knowledge of Hot Lab Equipment
  • Ability to learn and master new tasks related to Image Quality and Radiation Safety
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of various diverse backgrounds

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associates of Science in Nuclear Medicine Sciences

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • State of Florida Nuclear Medicine Technologist License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CNMT
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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