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Nuclear Medicine Tech (Mobile) - Heart Center - Ft - Day

Company: Stormont-Vail HealthCare
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule:Full time 36 hours/week or greaterShift:First Shift (Days Less than 12 hours per shift) (United States of America)Weekly Work Schedule:730-400Job InformationExemption Status: Non-ExemptA Brief OverviewThe nuclear medicine technologist must be able to independently perform multiple nuclear medicine procedures of a highly technical nature. This includes quality control, handling radioactive materials, and performing nuclear procedures.Experience Qualifications1 year Experience in nuclear medicine or a related field. PreferredLicenses and CertificationsNuclear Medicine Technology ARRT RequiredDrivers License KSDOT RequiredCertified Nuclear Medicine Technlongist NMTCB PreferredBasic Life Support BLS Required within 90 days of hire.Must possess Kansas State LRT license or temporary license.What you will doPrepares stock solutions of radiopharmaceutical materials, calculates doses, and administers doses, under direction of Physician. Performs a variety of diagnostic Nuclear Medicine procedures utilizing radioactive materials.Quality control instruments and review calibration data to detect trends indicating malfunction.Understands the theories and principles behind the equipment and tests performed in the Nuclear Medicine/Nuclear Cardiology department. Performs diagnostic studies on patients as prescribed by Physician, using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and to produce image of organ.Measures radioactivity, using Geiger counters, scalers, and scintillation detectors.Administers therapeutic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under direction of Physician. Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials. Orders, receives, and returns radioactive materials from radiopharmacy.Performs IV puncture, utilizing proper injection techniques while injecting radiopharmaceuticals. Prepare and administer I-131 thyroid therapies.Processes and routes patient charts. Responds to code blue situations.Provides a positive image to customers by creating a friendly atmosphere and placing a high priority on meeting customer needs in a courteous manner.Practices radiation protection techniques (ALARA) to minimize radiation exposure.Orders and stocks supplies, cleans rooms and equipment to maintain work environment.Willingly accepts various work assignments. Is accountable and responsible for own actions/decisions. Provide instruction and technical guidance while training new employees.Contributes to a team atmosphere by demonstrating excellent communication skills, taking initiative to perform needed tasks, and being flexible to go beyond normal expectations to meet the needs of others.Responds to needs and is knowledgeable of appropriate care for school-aged through gerontological patients.Demonstrates a commitment to continuing personal and/or professional development. Maintains CEU's for certification. Seeks opportunities to improve knowledge base by attending departmental meetings, in services and other educational activities.Call is a requirement of this position.Produces quality studies to meet the needs of physicians and customers.Travel Requirements10% Travel to clinic locations.Required for All JobsPerforms other duties as assignedComplies with all policies, standards, mandatory training and requirements of Stormont Vail HealthPatient Facing OptionsPosition is Patient FacingScopeNo Supervisory ResponsibilityNo Budget ResponsibilityPhysical DemandsBalancing: Occasionally 1-3 HoursCarrying: Occasionally 1-3 HoursClimbing (Ladders): Rarely less than 1 hourClimbing (Stairs): Rarely less than 1 hourCrawling: Rarely less than 1 hourCrouching: Rarely less than 1 hourDriving (Automatic): Rarely less than 1 hourEye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Frequently 3-5 HoursFeeling: Frequently 3-5 HoursGrasping (Fine Motor): Frequently 3-5 HoursGrasping (Gross Hand): Frequently 3-5 HoursHandling: Frequently 3-5 HoursHearing: Frequently 3-5 HoursKneeling: Rarely less than 1 hourLifting: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsOperate Foot Controls: Rarely less than 1 hourPulling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsPushing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsReaching (Forward): Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsReaching (Overhead): Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbsRepetitive Motions: Frequently 3-5 HoursSitting: Occasionally 1-3 HoursStanding: Occasionally 1-3 HoursStooping: Rarely less than 1 hourTalking: Frequently 3-5 HoursWalking: Occasionally 1-3 HoursPhysical Demand Comments:The employee must be able to lift or move 4 to 5 patients on a daily basis. Ability to help and assist needful patients onto camera pallet or exam table. Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to express and exchange ideas by means of the written and spoken word. Must be able to walk from area to area within the HSD and between the hospital and clinic.Working ConditionsChemical: Rarely less than 1 hourCombative Patients: Rarely less than 1 hourInfectious Diseases: Rarely less than 1 hourMechanical: Rarely less than 1 hourNeedle Stick: Rarely less than 1 hourNoise/Sounds: Rarely less than 1 hourRadiant Energy: Rarely less than 1 hourRisk of Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids: Rarely less than 1 hourRisk of Exposure to Hazardous Drugs: Rarely less than 1 hourStormont Vail is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to the philosophy and practice of providing equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees, without regard to the following classifications: race, color, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, uniformed service, disability or genetic information. This applies to all aspects of employment practices including hiring, firing, pay, benefits, promotions, lateral movements, job training, and any other terms or conditions of employment.Retaliation is prohibited against any person who files a claim of discrimination, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment act based upon the above classifications.

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