Nuclear Medicine Technologist | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_3660


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Job Family

Technical Radiology


RCH MIS Nuclear Medicine

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Employee Type


Job Summary

Properly handles radiopharmaceuticals used in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; completes all diagnostic studies with optimal information; accurately completes contamination surveys and decontamination procedures; properly completes all Required Departmental and NRC forms. Performs studies according to Departmental procedures to achieve or produce optimal results. Promotes a cooperative and professional atmosphere with emphasis on patient care. Serves patients of all ages.

Job Description

Essential Functions:
●Conscientiously follows all radiation protection practices in patient shielding, self-shielding, radiation monitoring, and is aware of radiation protection of others. Reports any unsafe condition.
●Consistently demonstrates ability to assist Authorized Users in proper dispensing of correct therapeutic dose and correctly completes all appropriate paperwork.
●Documents appropriate information in patients’ charts.
●Ensures the procedure and related supplies are billed correctly.
●Examines requisition for appropriate orders, exam date, indication for exam. Reprints corrected requisition.
●Performs daily Quality Assurance and temperature documentation.
●Prepares Gamma Camera and computer as described by established Departmental procedures or as dictated by extenuating circumstances.
●Prepares and administers correct amount of radiopharmaceutical, using aseptic techniques as outlined in the Infection Control manual. Able to start and maintain IV lines.
●Processes images as soon as possible during or after procedure.
●Demonstrates competency with all camera systems and PACS /IMPAX including proper acquisition, archiving, document scanning, verification, ATD, error correction; and HIS/Meditech, RIS/QDOC, Optilty, and the network system.
●Presents high quality images to Radiologists and Cardiologists
●Is able to consistently determine and present high quality images to Radiologists and Cardiologists.
●All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent: General Studies

Certifications - **Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certified - American Heart Association (AHA); American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); or Nuclear Medicine Technician - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)


Education - Associates: Related Field 
Experience - 1+ years of Clinical Experience

**Policy Number: MIS-7040-115 - Caregivers must be CPR certified upon employment or within their 90-day probation period.

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances.

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