Nuclear Med Tech

Job ID
2020-95503
Employment Type
Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
Department
Nuclear Medicine
Hours / Pay Period
10
Facility
Woodland Healthcare
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Varied
Work Schedule
10 Hour
Location
CA-WOODLAND

Overview

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County’s largest health care provider, serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County, including inpatient and outpatient surgical services, family birth center/labor and delivery, emergency services, sleep disorders center and cancer care services. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health. Dignity Health is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. For more information, please visit our web site at www.dignityhealth.org/woodland

Responsibilities

The Nuclear Medicine Specialist performs invivo studies and therapeutic and diagnostic imaging procedures according to written or transcribed verbal orders of a physician within the scope of his/her certification according to established standards and practices under the direction of the Imaging Services Supervisor, manager, and Radiology Medical Director. Demonstrates competency for neonate, infant, toddler, pre-school, school age, adolescent, adult, and late adulthood patients. Primary responsibility resides in the daily and comprehensive operations of a single-technologist department. Administrative tasks assigned this position include, but are not limited to, participation in CQI activities, Radiation Safety Committee, limited staff evaluation process, policy and procedure updates, various report development. Other duties assigned/approved by the Imaging Supervisor, Manager, and Medical Director.

 

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Minimum ofour (4) years experience as a certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Knowledge of: anatomy and physiology for medical imagining including cross-sectional relationships; medical terminology as it pertains to Nuclear Medicine; infection control guideline; principles of operation and care for nuclear medicine equipment; currently accepted diagnostic, therapeutic , and in-vivo nuclear medicine procedures; radiation safety requirements for operator, patients and visitors and staff; film processing systems; mechanical and electrical safety practices and requirements in the patient care environment; preparation, use and hazards of diagnostic contrast materials.

 

Licensure:

  • Current CA State certification in all categories of Nuclear Medicine Technology.
  • Current certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology in one or more of the following national certification coards; Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or the American registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
  • Current BLS through American Heart Association.

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