In this position, the Nuc Med Technologist performs Nuc Med procedures in order to obtain desired imaging results according to physicians specifications that includes, but is not limited to, transferring patients for examinations, and assisting with the Nuc Med examiantion process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Nuclear Medicine Procedures
Responsible for appropriate operation of all Nuclear Medicine Imaging and related equipment
Appropriately educates, positions, immobilizes and performs Nuclear Medicine procedures
Coordinates Nuclear Medicine examination to ensure timeliness, quality and continuity of patient care
Understands and follows provider Imaging orders correctly
Submits required images and related clinical information to the Radiologist for interpretation
Appropriately evaluates image quality
Open, accurate, and responsive communication to patients, coworkers, Radiologists and leadership
Appropriately utilizes, charges and maintains department supplies
Practices sterile technique and follows infection prevention policies
Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meet deadlines
Safely performs Nuclear Medicine procedures including patient transfer
Prepares and administers Radioisotopes according to Radiologist protocol
Follows Radiation Safety Measures (ALARA) to ensure patient and staff safety
Maintains adequate records of radioisotope receipts, use, storage and disposal in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
Current BLS certification or ability to obtain within three months of hire
Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
Experience in understanding and usage of computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position
Organization: St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT
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