Oswego Hospital

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

ID
2021-1664
Job Locations
US-NY-Oswego
Category
Medical Imaging
Type
Full Time

Overview

 

$10,000 Sign on Bonus

 

Under general supervision, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using radiopharmaceuticals; performs high quality testing on patients utilizing special training in the safe use of radioactive materials, sophisticated imaging equipment and knowledge in delivering quality health care to the patient care with no age limitations.

Responsibilities

  • Review provider's orders and consults with the Radiologist as necessary.
  • Completes all departmental processes for resulting and documentation of exams.
  • Demonstrates a complete working knowledge of all equipment located within the Nuclear Medicine department.
  • Prepares, calibrates, documents accurately and administers radiopharmaceuticals for administration by injection, ingestion, and inhalation methods.
  • Ability to perform SPECT imaging 
  • Maintains a daily activities log. Ensures appropriate storage and ordering of supplies for the Nuclear Medicine area.
  • Monitors and reports supplies in shortage and special order items. Performs visual preventive safety inspections and conducts daily quality assurance tests on all equipment.
  • Identifies any problems and communicates to the immediate supervisor.
  • Evaluates recorded images for technical quality. Demonstrates anatomy under investigation through proper positioning.
  • Provides radiation protection to patients, staff and self-according to prescribed safety standards and effectively operates radiation detection equipment.

Qualifications

Graduate of a Nuclear Medicine Technology program, NYS license/registration, ARRT or CNMT certification in Nuclear Medicine, one year Nuclear Medicine experience, plus CPR certification required.

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