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Nuclear Medicine Tech

Company: Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Description:At Saint Joseph Health System we know you're more than your job. We see you and all your potential. That's why we invest in our people. Clinical advancement programs, flexible scheduling, tuition reimbursement and day one benefits--- at Saint Joseph Health System, what's important to you, is important to us. Join our family.

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Daily Pay
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Educational Stipend
  • Certification reimbursement (up to 1 certification)
  • Referral RewardsPerforms both diagnostic and therapeutic radioisotope studies, which assist physicians in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Performs technical tasks to facilitate the use of nuclear medicine including administering prescribed radiopharmaceuticals and isotopes, patient positioning and film processing. Responsible for quality control, record maintenance and other components critical in the operation of the nuclear medicine department.JOB DUTIES1. -Assists in scheduling and coordinating patient exams within the daily schedule to ensure proper utilization.2. -Reviews patient's charts and history to ensure the correct test is being performed ensuring there are no counter indications for performing the study.3. -Orders and administers correct radiopharmaceuticals and dosages as needed for various patient exams.4. -Maintains adequate records of radioisotope receipt, use, storage, and disposal in accordance with state and federal regulations.5. -Administers injections of radioisotopes for exams using established sterile techniques.6. Operates scanner and positions patient to achieve procedures of high diagnostic quality.7. Manipulates images using various computerized controls to prepare study for the physician.8. Ensures that images are permanently archived to appropriate media or Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) server.9. Performs quality control procedures and calibrations on equipment to ensure reliable operation, discards radioactive remnants in appropriate waste or storage containers.JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIESEducation: Knowledge of Nuclear Medicine principles and techniques normally acquired by completing an approved school of Radiological Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology in order to handle both the radiological and biohazard facets of Nuclear Medicine.Licensure: Must hold an Indiana license in Nuclear Medicine Technology (ISDH) or be able to obtain within 30 days of completing NMTCB or ARRT(N). -BLS certification is required.Experience: Minimum of one year clinical experience in a Nuclear Medicine Department.Other Job Requirements: Must be fully aware of policies, rules, procedures, and regulations as established by theNuclear Regulatory Agency, JCAHO, and the Indiana State board of Health.Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion -Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Joseph Health System, Mishawaka , Nuclear Medicine Tech, Healthcare , Mishawaka, Indiana

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