• 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
    Location
    WOODLAND
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Varied
    Work Schedule
    10 Hour
  • 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 Technologist performs invivo studies and therapeutic and diagnostic SpecialistImaging Supervisor, Manger and Medical Director.

    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 undethe direction of Imaging Services Supervisor,Manager and Radiology Medical Director.  Demonstrates competency for neonate, infanttoddler,pre-schoolschool ageadolescentearly adult, middle-adult and late adulthood patients.  Primary responsibility resides ithe daily and comprehensive operations of a single-technologist department. Other duties are assigned/approved by Nuclear Medicine.

     

    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.

    Training:

    • Ability to; Minimize radiation exposure to patients, self and others; perform general and specialised nuclear medicine procedures which meet the department's standard of quality.
    • Utilize Universal Precautions as an approach to infection control
    • Recognize and respond to allergic reactions and other life-threatening patient conditions which might arise during the examination process.
    • Act courteously and with tact in dealing with patients, visitors and the public.
    • Maintain confidentiality of patient records and information.
    • Coordinate the department quality control program
    • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with physicians and hospital personnel.
    • Work effectively to adjust priorities as circumstances require with frequent interruptions.
    • Organize work assignments, maintaining accurate and completed records,
    • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in procedural detail adn required  records.
    •  Work independently on-call covering all normal clerical and technical functions; effectively and empathetically deal with agitated, ill and distressed patients.
    • Serve as a technical resource and coordinator for equipment service and maintenance.
    • Oversee additional staff and effectively deal with-operational contingencies; use procedural and operation supply sources to maintain adequate supples within budget expectations.
    • Objectively analyze the work of others as well as budget/ productivity reports.

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