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Nuclear Medicine Technologist at East Orlando Cardiology cc8450 in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    1/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    275106
  • Job Function
    Imaging
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Job Description

AdventHealth Medical Group is a coalition of nearly 2,000 physicians, residents, fellows and faculty members. This comprehensive network spans 9 states - offering you an unparalleled continuum of care across the country. From primary care doctors to pediatricians and surgical specialists, we have physicians for every age and every stage of life. From the Rocky Mountains to the Florida Coast, AdventHealth Medical Group offers you consistent, collaborative and compassionate health care.


Nuclear Medicine Technologist

JOB SUMMARY

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will administer radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the drug localize. Also explain test procedures to patients, prepare a dosage of the radiopharmaceutical and administer it.  The technologist must adhere to safety standards that keep the radiation dose to workers and patient as low as reasonably possible. Perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in the utilization of radio-nuclides for diagnosis and treatment.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS

Must be able to sit 60% of the time; Able to walk, climb, stand, turn, twist, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, lift at least 35 lbs, carry, hold, talk, see with a good field of vision, and hear; Communicate on the telephone and directly with patients; read paperwork, printouts and computer screens; Requires manual dexterity sufficient to maintain files, operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and other small desk equipment and computer. Must be able to adjust routine to accommodate patient or department without affecting departmental flow.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

1.    High School graduate or equivalent is required.

2.    Knowledge of the principles and practices of diagnostic radiographic procedures.

3.    Knowledge of basic chemistry, anatomy, film apparatus and film processing techniques.

4.    Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work.

5.    Ability to lift and position patients for the type of nuclear medicine procedure required.

6.    Ability to set up and operate nuclear medicine camera, GM meters, and dose calibrators.

7.    Ability to clean, maintain and make minor adjustments to equipment.

8.    Ability to notice details in drawings and differences in shapes and shadings.

9.    Knowledge of radiation protection standards, including basic knowledge of the radio-sensitive areas of the body and standard methods and devices used for protection in order to assure that adequate safeguards are maintained for patient or operator.

10. Experience with optical discs and a laser camera is preferred.

11. Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE

1.    State of Florida License - Nuclear Medicine is required.

2.    National Registry by Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required.

3.    BLS and ACLS certification is required.

We hope you are interested to develop your healthcare career in our dynamic faith based organization.  Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.  Our employees are welcomed to join our Spiritual Ambassador Program which highlights our dedication to each other and our community.

A Spiritual Ambassador is one who: Loves & Cares, Prays & Listens, Comforts & Supports and Encourages & Smiles.

While living our mission, Spiritual Ambassadors create a culture of caring within our practices through various activities. They minister to co-workers and patients, helping them experience trust, belonging and hope.

AHMG Recruitment Team is here to support your career search and goals.  Together, we can explore the many opportunities that fit your life.  We offer excellent working conditions that help you maintain a positive attitude and work/life balance.  We value wellness of mind, body and spirit of all our employees.

Our competitive benefits cover:

 

Health and Wellness:

-Health, Dental, and Vision

-Life, Disability, and Supplemental Insurance

-Cancer and Specified Diseases Plan

-Paid Days Off

-Creation Health Employee Program

-Tobacco-Free Campus

-Wellness Screenings

FINANCIAL Tools and Plans:

-Educational Assistance

-Retirement Plan

-Flexible Spending Accounts

-Direct Deposit

-Credit Union

Community Initiatives:

-Adopt a Family

-Backpacks for Kids

-Mission Trips

-Blood Drives

Additional Benefits:

-Employee Assistance Program

-Employee Discounts

-Various Onsite Services and Amenities

-Spiritual Ambassadors

-Service Awards

 

ADVENTHEALTH MEDICAL GROUP IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD FOR RACE, CREED, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, STATUS WITH REGARD TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, OR VETERAN STATUS, AND IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS, AND IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE.



Position Location:  
Job:  Imaging
Organization:  AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Posting:  Jan 8, 2019, 8:55:58 AM

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