NUCLEAR MED TECH - NUC MED
Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE
- Industry: Healthcare - Allied Health - Medical Technologist (MLS)
- Type: Full Time
- Compensation: $59,310.00 - 79,980.00 / Year*
Perform diagnostic procedures utilizing radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with the established professional and departmental standards and procedures.
One year Nuclear Medicine experience preferred.Must complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation.Ability to lift patients up to 50lbs.
Reviews consultation request, checking for special instructions from requesting physician and consults with the Radiologist as necessary. Completes all departmental processes for resulting and documentation of exams. Pleasantly greets patients, confirming their identification and introducing yourself. Completely explains examination procedure to the patient and their family if present. 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. Performs in vivo and in vitro diagnostic Nuclear Medicine procedures according to established protocols. 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. Recognizes emergency situations, initiates code procedures and administers first aid or CPR as needed. Assures access to care. Adds on exams whenever possible, coordinating efforts with other departments. Seeks alternatives when requested add on is not possible. Verifies correct order entry and supply charging.
- ARRT-N - Nuclear Mediciine Technology
- BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
Competencies and skills:
- Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
- Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
- Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
- Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
- Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
- Associates Degree in related field
Location: Hospital-Main Campus
Work Status: Full Time
Associated topics: hematopathology, mlt, scientist, sterile processing technician, technician, technician iv, technician lab, technologist, testing, toxicology
* Estimated salary
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