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Nuclear Medicine Technologist | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD Full time 21_3660

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Job Category

Diagnostics

Job Family

Technical Radiology

Department

RCH MIS Nuclear Medicine

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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

Required:

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)

Preferred:

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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