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Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Orlando – Per Diem in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    278653
  • Job Function
    Imaging
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    On Call
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description



Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Nuclear Medicine – Orlando – Per Diem

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Nuclear Medicine Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.



Department Profile:

Imaging is integrally involved across the spectrum of patient care, assisting medical staff in the diagnosis and treatment of patients ranging from routine imaging studies to advanced interventional procedures. Annually, imaging performs 375,000 procedures across emergency, inpatient, surgical, and outpatient settings. The department operates within the hospital and Health Village at 8 locations and utilizes over 50 imaging rooms. The Imaging team includes more than 300 skilled and engaged staff including radiologists, technologists, nurses, and support staff, working to ensure the right patient receives the correct, quality study, at the right time. This capital-intensive department generates over $460 million in gross charges per year, including high yield outpatient revenue. Our vision is to become a pacesetting tertiary Imaging service supporting best practice clinical outcomes by optimizing leading technologies, leveraging resources, and providing exceptional patient care.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Days and Hours Variable as Needed 24/7



*Relocation of $1,500 available for eligible candidates (see terms below)



Job Summary:

Under supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans. Assumes a variety of responsibilities that will require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. Authorized and delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of human physiology
  • Knowledge of Scinitgraphic equipment, Acquisition computers, and processing stations
  • Knowledge of Hot Lab equipment
  • Ability to learn and master new tasks related to Image Quality and Radiation Safety
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Associate’s degree or higher in health science related field (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CMNT OR
  • ARRT-N (American Registration of Radiologic Technologists)
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Identifies patients by using AdventHealth’s approved guidelines to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination. Reviews and ensures physician request meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements. Prepares appropriate radionuclide for procedure, explains procedure to patient, and aseptically administers radionuclide using universal BSI principles. [Exam Supervision and Administration]
  • Ensuring that equipment has met all quality control requirements and working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age-specific care techniques (see competencies) in a safe and responsible manner, and evaluates image quality to insure good technical and diagnostic detail. [Image Quality and Documentation]
  • Presents completed exam and any patient historical data to radiologist/cardiologist for review. Assists with image manipulation or additional imaging as requested. Assists patient with dressing, answering any questions the patient may have regarding their exam and expectations of results, and releases patient with directions to exit the hospital if needed. [Personal Productivity and Accountability]
  • Performs a wide range of Nuclear Medicine procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing in assigned area. Learns and adapts to new technology and helps develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students. [Clinical Competence]
  • Maintains room in ready status by keeping room neat, supplies well stocked and equipment prepared for next patient. Initiates and documents work order requests for any equipment that is not functioning properly. [Safety and the Environment of Care]
  • Plans and manages time in order to accurately perform and enter into the Nuclear Medicine Information System and Order Communication System all required quality control, patient radionuclide administration data and exam charges by the end of each work day. Cancels and updates orders as changes are incurred. Always confirms proper examination/patient assignment on PACS images before releasing images for interpretation. Immediately follows up to correct any erroneous accession numbers in the PACS system, utilizing PACS support staff to accommodate corrections. For “after hours” exams, transmits additional medias as required by Radiologist for interpretation (required paperwork is in PACS). Always notifies RF when transmitting “after hours” exams. [Data Processing]
  • Consistently attends department meetings and promotes positive dialogue with respect to meeting or exceeding department objectives. Is fully accountable for active listening, seeks to understand all agenda items and provides feedback when requested. [Department Meeting Attendance]
  • Maintains a knowledge and understanding of the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for the department. Actively participates in patient satisfaction initiatives. Is aware and utilizes patient service recovery when appropriate. [Performance Improvement]
  • Performs other duties assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of department.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Nuclear Medicine Technologist opportunity with AdventHealth Orlando and apply online today.



*Bonus Details:

  • Applicable experience required.
  • Must live 50 or more miles from 601 East Rollins Dr., Orlando, FL to qualify.
  • Full Time employment contract required.
  • Rehires within 12 months are not eligible.


Job Keywords:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nuclear Medicine, Orlando, Per Diem



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Imaging
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  On Call
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Technical Certification
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Mar 27, 2019, 10:05:05 AM

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