Nuclear Med Tech Relief at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/6/2019
  • Job ID:
    19014284
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

Nuclear Med Tech AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Shawnee 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:

Relief

 

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
You will be responsible for:
  • Rotates “on-call” status.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Performs other related duties as required and deemed necessary per Radiology Director.
  • 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.
  • Keeps records of tests conducted, test results, and use and disposition of radionuclide and body products containing them.
  • 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.  
 
What will you need?
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • ARRT in Nuclear Medicine ARRT (NM) or Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT)
  • Kansas State License (LRT)
  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association Preferred
  • Up to 1 Year of Position-Related Experience Preferred

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

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