Nuclear Med Tech - Per Diem - 115436
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#115436 Nuclear Med Tech - Per DiemExtended Review Date: Mon 10/3/2022
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This position will remain open until filled.
Under general supervision, performs routine to complex Nuclear Medicine procedures utilizing radioactive materials and radioactive pharmaceuticals in accordance with established Nuclear Medicine guidelines and protocols. Performs radionuclide imaging of organs, organ systems, compartments physiologic functions, assays of body fluids, tissues and radio bioassays. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of Nuclear Medicine imaging. Demonstrates and applies knowledge of principles of radiation safety.
Prepares and positions patient for procedure by using established Nuclear Medicine protocols to achieve the highest quality image. Follows protocols specified by the Radiologist. Educates patient, collects patient history, and communicates patient information to the Radiologist. Enters complex data into the computer systems. Reviews, verifies and evaluates images to ensure technical quality and image quality. Performs other duties as assigned.
Recent graduate of a school of accredited Nuclear Medicine technology program.
California Radiology Technologist of Nuclear Medicine (CRT-N)
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Recent experience in a similar role and setting or new graduate of an approved Nuclear Medicine technology program.
Demonstrated knowledge of radiological computerized systems and applications.
- Six (6) months of hospital experience.
- An understanding of various radiological systems to include PACS and RIS.
- Registered Technologist for Computed Tomography issued by ARRT (R.T(CT)(ARRT)).
- Registered Technologist for Nuclear Medicine Technology issued by ARRT (R.T(N)(ARRT)).
- Must be able to work flexible hours, days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime, if necessary.
- Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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