University of Rochester Nuclear Med Technologist in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 094 Imaging Sciences-Nuc Med

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs a Nuclear Medicine studies, which require theoretical insight and experience. Exercises complex skill, judgment and knowledge of the principles and methods of the Nuclear Medicine field.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED: None

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED: Radiographic equipment, film processors, electronic instruments, recorders, computer equipment and other equipment of similar scope and complexity.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results. Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure. Enters, transmits and reports scan results.

  2. Performs nuclear medicine imaging and therapy in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

  3. Reviews patient history and physician's orders. Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient's understanding and cooperation.

  4. Orders, prepares, administers, stores and disposes of radiopharmaceuticals according to established protocols and applicable regulations/standards. Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.

  5. Prepares equipment and supplies. Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters. Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment. Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Certified as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or registered as a Technologist (RT) and certified in nuclear medicine (NM) by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). State licensure if required by law. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. 1-2 years┬┐ experience.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Nuclear Med Technologist

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 203131

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time