Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Company: Integrated Resources, Inc
Posted on: November 25, 2022
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
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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