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Nuclear Med Tech - Nuclear Medicine, PRN, Day Shift

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Job Details

Location:

Niles, MI

Department:

Radiology SJ - Manager Diagnostic Imaging

Status:

Part time

Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Hours:

Variable, As Needed

Job Summary

Perform an extensive range of nuclear medicine procedures. Assume responsibility and maintain the general care and safety of patients during diagnostic imaging procedures.

Must be certified and registered in nuclear medicine by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and/or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) at time of hire, or within a defined time period established by Lakeland if not certified at time of hire. BCLS.

Perform an extensive range of nuclear medicine procedures including SPECT, dynamic and static imaging. Operate nuclear medicine equipment and accessories. Prepare and administer appropriate dosages of radiopharmaceuticals. Receive and check radionuclide shipments for contamination. Perform instrument quality control procedures and record status and results. Utilize the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS). Check operation and calibrates survey equipment and monitoring devices against known standards. Perform clerical duties related to patient chart documentation and PACS document scanning. Apply principles of radiation safety and practices ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable). Responsible for assigned call. Dispose of radioactive and contaminated materials per facility and federal protocols and regulations. Perform other duties as assigned. Committed to the continuous improvement of the patient experience which includes patient safety, quality of care and excellent service. Adhere to the organization s published values.

Requirements

Education:

Certifications:

Nuclear Medicine Certification - Nuclear Medicine Technology

Skills:

Additional Job Details

Physical Requirements:

Continuously: Standing, Walking, Lifting/exerting force: 0-10 lbs., Use of hands to grasp/handle/feel, Vision, Vision-color, Hearing, Speaking
Frequently: Lifting/exerting force: 11-25 lbs., Lifting/exerting force: 26-51 lbs., Bending, Squatting
Occasionally: Sitting, Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Climb/balance, Operating a motor vehicle

Skills: Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with patients, other associates, physicians and other practitioners. Possesses analytical skills necessary to resolve issues as they pertain to equipment and workflow. Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.
Abilities: Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, various locations, sometimes on short notice.
Environmental Conditions: Potential exposure to fumes, dust, gases, and odors. Frequent changes in temperature may occur. Possibility of exposure to communicable diseases.

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