Nuclear Med Tech Relief in Shawnee Mission, KS at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    19005774
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

"Nuclear Med Tech Relief" AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

•         Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

•         Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  

•         Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

•         Employee Referral Program

•         Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Rotates "on-call" status.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as required and deemed necessary per Radiology Director.
  • Follows the AIDET model(Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation and Thank) 
  • Follows "Standard of Behavior" guidelines per hospital policy.
  • Observes strict precautions in handling radionuclides to safeguard against over exposure to radiation.
  • Monitors contaminated articles and bed linens of patients using Geiger counter to insure that radioactivity is not spread to unaffected persons.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Follows all Nuclear Medicine Policies/Procedures.
  • Operates Cerner proficiently, troubleshooting problems with orders and makes corrections within scope or user level.
  • Keep records of tests conducted, test results, and use and disposition of radionuclide and body products containing them. 
  • Attend in-services and maintain continuing education requirements..
  • Attends a minimum of 50% of scheduled department meetings and is accountable for obtaining information from missed meetings.
  • Operates Cerner System proficiently, trouble shoots problems with orders, and makes corrections within scope of user level.
  • Operates Dose Calibrator to measure concentration of radionuclides in specific body areas and body products to obtain information for use of physicians in diagnosing patient illnesses.
  • Prepares radiopharmaceuticals for administration to patient.
  • Operates Gamma cameras to measure radionuclide concentrations and to record visual representations of the radionuclide concentrations in specific body areas of the patient.
  • Provides patient transportation when needed.
  • Documents on communication white board and schedule log sheet.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:
Associate's Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
ARRT in Nuclear Medicine ARRT (N) and/or Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT)
Kansas State License (LRT)
BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

Job Summary:
Operates radiation detection imaging equipment  and administers radionuclides to patients.  Checks quality of radionuclides purchased.  Monitors contaminated articles to ensure that radioactivity is not spread to unaffected persons.  Keeps a record of tests conducted, test results, use and disposition of radionuclide and body products containing radionuclide.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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