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AdventHealth Nuclear Medical Technologist PRN in Lake Wales, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: PRN

Shift : Cover Variable Shifts

Location: 410 S 11 th St, Lake Wales, FL 33853

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Lake Wales

  • AdventHealth Lake Wales is a licensed 160-bed hospital, with 24-hour emergency care and outpatient services including imaging, rehab, lab and wound care, that has been serving the community and surrounding areas.

  • As a part of the AdventHealth network patients will have greater access to a wide range of innovative therapies, new research, leading-edge technology and an extensive team of medical specialists.

  • Lake Wales is located in Central Florida in between Orlando and Tampa and is home to the Historic Bok Tower Gardens and Bird Sanctuary.

The role you’ll contribute:

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

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • 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

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) Nuclear Medicine Technology (N) and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) registration

  • State license in Nuclear Medicine

  • HS Diploma

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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

Category: Radiology/Imaging

Organization: AdventHealth Lake Wales

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Lake Wales

Req ID: 22041735

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.