group
Category
Technicians
business
Department
EDCC Other Tests
date_range
Schedule
Full time
schedule
Shift
Day
timer
Hours
10 Hour Shift
place
Location
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
info
Job #
R0252822

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • This position is responsible for Nuclear Medicine imaging and therapeutic procedures, scheduling and pre-procedure patient preparation parameters, routine nuclear medicine camera operation, accurate record keeping, radiation safety regulations. Managing the Nuclear Department under limited supervision. Manages and coordinates staff schedule and workload assignment.
  • Reports to
    • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Supervises
    • N/A
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Graduate of Accredited School of Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: ARRT or NMTCB or ASCP, California State License, American Heart Association BLS
    • Experience
      • Required: 1-3 years of experience
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates proficiency in all nuclear medicine procedures, using initiative in special positioning needs of individual patients.
    • Calibrates and draws up radiopharmaceutical materials for administration to patients; formulate radiopharmaceutical materials.
    • Calculates data to include results of patient studies and radioactive decay.
    • Calibrates instruments and review calibration data to detect trends indicating instrument malfunction.
    • Practices good radiation safety procedure pertaining to the preparation, handling and administration of radiopharmaceuticals.
    • Operates all imaging and auxiliary equipment according to written procedures/protocols, demonstrating proficiency on all equipment.
    • Responsible for documenting pertinent clinical history and symptoms.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of medications used in nuclear medicine.
    • Responsible for the physiological monitoring and care of patients during nuclear medicine procedures.
    • Maintains proficiency in starting IV lines and follows proper injection procedure.
    • Maintains inventory of supplies in assigned area; prepare and maintain records concerning radiopharmaceutical receiving, dispensing and disposal activities.
    • Responsible for submitting nuclear charge tickets for each patient procedure at the close of business day.
    • Responsible for ensuring appropriate departmental staff levels, oversight of staff performance, position function and workload assignment.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor or physician.

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