University of Rochester Nuclear Cardiology Tech in Rochester, New York

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Part Time 20 hours Grade 094 CVSL Outpatient ACG & CC

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The staff nuclear cardiology technologist provides/performs a number of tasks in the areas of patient care, technical skills and documentation. He/she practices /follows radiation safety measures and rules when working in the laboratory to reduce radiation exposure and help prevent radiation contamination.

The nuclear cardiology technologist explains the procedures to the patient and ensures patient comfort and safety during and after exam. The nuclear cardiology technologists are able to evaluate and address patient’s needs and know how to obtain medical assistance if needed.

Technical skills include: Acquiring and processing images, performing quality control on the CZT gamma camera and the dose calibrator in addition to maintaining the radiopharmacy.

The staff nuclear cardiology technologist is responsible for recording and documenting patient data in the eRecord reporting system CUPID. He/she archives patient studies, documents all quality control results according to laboratory guidelines, and orders radiopharmaceuticals. The staff nuclear cardiology technologist is expected to report for his or her shift on time.

The staff technologist will incorporate and demonstrate the Strong Commitment ICARE values by conducting themselves in a fair, responsible manner. They will show compassion and respect to patients, families and colleagues. They will strive to provide the best patient care and take responsibility for their actions as part of a team that exemplifies the hospital’s vision.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for daily performance of daily Nuclear Cardiology operational activities, including but not limited to patient care, maintaining the radiopharmacy and performing and acquiring patient studies. Technical acquisition and processing of patient studies is done in an efficient and detailed manner.
  • Responsible for the documentation and maintenance of all quality control data and radiopharmaceutical data in full compliance of the regulations and guidelines of the NRC, NYSDOH and the University’s radiation safety department. Responsibilities also includes the accurate archival of all patient studies
  • Assist in the goals of nuclear cardiology as defined by the Director of Nuclear Cardiology including, but not limited to, updating of methodologies, evaluation and revision of laboratory procedure guidelines and new instrumentation and products, and the investigation of new concepts.

Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine and a Certificate in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an approved Nuclear Medicine program; NMTCB or ARRT(N) certification or certification eligible and a New York State License. Must have experience in Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Nuclear Cardiology Tech

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 209033

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Part-Time