Nuclear Medicine Tech in Chino, CA at Chino Valley Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/24/2019

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Overview

JOB SUMMARY: The Nuclear Medicine Technologist works collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for providing quality imaging. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist works in support of the Radiologist, providing assistance in the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Responsible for processing and transmission of Images to PACS.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

1. Current State Nuclear Medicine License issued by CDPH, A.R.R.T. or N.M.T.C.B. Certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology required.2. One year of acute, clinical radiology experience is preferred.3. At least one year of experience as a nuclear medicine technologist preferred4. Knowledge of mobile and stationary Radiographic / Fluoroscopic equipment preferred.5. Extensive knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology is required.6. Graduate of a program accredited by JRCNMT or CAMRT.7. Current BCLS (AHA) required.8. Proficient computer skills.

Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Positions patients and sets technical factors for all diagnostic procedures. Sets high personal standards for film and image quality. 2. Follows department exam protocols. 3. Completes all ordered exams as per department protocol- documents why exam is not completed per protocol. 4. Modifies patient protocols negative to the patient, physical and cognitive abilities. Discuss these issues with the Radiologist and properly document patient information. 5. Ensures all exams are accurately labeled with patient ID, date, technologist ID and time of exam. 6. Covers patients during transportation and while performing procedures. 7. Ensures compliance with HFAP/TJC/local regulatory/CMS, ACR, State and Federal Regulations. 8. Maintains medical and surgical aseptic procedures. Practices good infection control techniques, can fully explain universal pre-caution principle. 9. Able to assess pain interfering with imaging procedure- makes appropriate physician contact for intervention. 10. Has understanding and participates in PI process. 11. All QC is done at required intervals and appropriately logged- Service calls are placed if QC is out of controls. 12. Consistently maintains neat & clean workplace appropriate to hospital standards. 13. Work pace is consistent with the standards of other workers. Able to assist Radiologist with therapeutic procedures by having all supplies and techniques ready. 14. Sets technical factors accurately to minimize patient dose. 15. Utilizes Radiations Safety Techniques while performing radiographic procedures and properly shields patients when appropriate.

Qualifications

 

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