Nuclear Med Technologist
Highline Medical Center

Burien, Washington

Posted in Retail
6 days ago


Job Info


Overview:

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Your time at work should be fulfilling.
Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create healthier stronger communities. Imagine your career at !


Responsibilities


*Sign on Bonus for Experience Nuclear Medical Technologist*


Job Summary:
Operates nuclear detection and imaging equipment and prepares radiopharmaceuticals for nuclear radiologic studies to provide the physician diagnostic images of the structure and function of the heart or other organs and body structures to identify and/or plan appropriate treatment for the patient's condition. Incumbents use a gamma scintillation camera, or scanning imaging devices to monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the administered radiopharmaceutical drugs localize. Work is performed under the strict safety/regulatory/license departmental standards and protocols.

Incumbents are also accountable for maintaining quality control for all imaging equipment and radioactivity assaying devices and maintaining their knowledge of the frequent technological and innovative changes in the field of nuclear medicine through participating in continuing education, seminars, meetings and in-services.


Essential Duties:
Prepares equipment for imaging tests, based on physicians' orders and in adherence to department safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results.
Prepares patient and performs nuclear medicine procedures.
Maintains records and logs as required by department protocols and licensure requirements.
Disposes of and stores radioactive materials as required by law.
Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies.


Qualifications


Education/Experience:
Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technologist program resulting in an associate's degree or bachelor's degree.


License/Certification:
Washington State certification as a Radiologic Technologist.
Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (N).
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

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