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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Company: Integrated Resources, Inc
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Duties:

Provides immobilization devices as required. Selects and operates Nuclear Medicine equipment as directed. Evaluates radio images using the PACS System to ensure that radio images contain proper identification and are of diagnostic value. Provides radiation protection for self and the patient in accordance with prescribed safety. Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to the patient. Performs radionuclide procedures on patients inclusive of organ imaging, function studies, and assisting the physician in the therapeutic use of radioisotopes under prescribed safety conditions. Prepares radioactive tracer compounds for patient use. Calibrates equipment and assays radio nuclides. Receives and inspects radiopharmaceutical packages according to state and NRC guidelines. Maintains adequate records of radioisotope receipt, use, storage, and disposal in accordance with state and federal regulations governing the accountability for radioactive materials; maintains other records as directed.
Maintains orderliness and cleanliness including provisions for contamination-free conditions of room, equipment, and personnel. Follows all NRC, State JCAHO guideline/practices. Evaluates images using PACS workstation to make certain that images contain proper identification and are of diagnostic value. Rotate work assignments as needed such as Cardiology and PET/CT. Performs required daily clerical duties, which include the use of EPIC, Teletracking System, Nuclear Medicine Information System, patient scheduling and computer processing associated with patient studies. Responsible for scheduled shifts including holidays and weekends. Overtime as needed to provide continual quality patients care. On call assignments as needed per Department of Radiology policy. Greets in/out patients when they arrive for their exam utilizing A.I.D.E.T. standards. Adheres to the policies of Employee ID, Standards of Behavior, Attendance, and Punctuality. Identifies the needs of patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communication with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.). Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

Skills:

Minimum 1 year of clinical experience in a busy hospital setting as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist required.

Keywords: Integrated Resources, Inc, Hackensack , Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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