Category Nuclear Cardio - 7043 Description
- Performs/monitors Nuclear Medicine procedures per written protocol as requested by physician's order, unless modified by Radiologist's/RA preference.
- Adheres to established organizational and departmental Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, quality assessment, and safety.
- Assists Radiologists, RAs and other providers.
- Ability to interact with patients of all ages i.e., neonatal, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric as required by department patient population.
- Must possess problem solving abilities, excellent customer service skills, AIDET and Patient First characteristics.
- Assists in maintaining a safe working environment throughout the facility.
- Available for on-call and call-back responsibilities, as required.
- Assists lead technologists in making recommendations for cost containment and quality improvement.
- Knowledge of ordering and maintaining supplies from vendors and CSR.
- Thoroughly screen, position, instruct and explain the procedure to the patient including follow up assessment.
- Capable of selecting proper factors, exposures, sequences for equipment.
- Produce high quality diagnostic images for proper interpretation by Radiologists / RA, including patient detailed history per department protocol.
- Properly charge exams in the ITS system
- Ability to assist with taken, logged, billed and completed logs.
- Performs other duties as assigned, team atmosphere, willing to assist in all areas.
- Student supervision and evaluation.
- Performs quality assurance testing and maintains clean working environment.
- Sterile technique as required.
- Assist with sedations as required.
- Assist with invasive procedures as required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Possess knowledge of Nuclear Medicine equipment and pre-exam screening requirement within 3 months of hire date.
- Computer literate and ability to understand PACS, CR/DR, HIS/RIS System.
- Demonstrated organization and time management skills.
- Possess knowledge of cross section anatomy.
- Ability to critique images against measurable criteria as established by Radiology Department Standard Operating Procedures.
- Does not require direct supervision for technical detail, capable of independent judgment.
- IV insertion competency if applicable.
- Ability to administer IV /oral contrast as directed by Radiologist if applicable.
- Ability to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. 2. Excellent human relation skills and adheres to the Radiology Department's 'General Policies for Patient Rights Policy' (RI 100).
- Exhibit positive interaction with all patients, visitors, co-workers, and providers.
- Ability to deal with the stress of customer relations in a positive/assuring manner.
- Ability to have flexible work schedule.
- Must possess the qualities of integrity and good judgement.
- Must can project compassion, kindness and excellence to patients and staff following our mission and vision.
- Must be able to communicate technical information clearly; by direct conversation, in writing, and by phone.
- Must maintain qualities agreed to in Patients First Commitment (Attitude/Demeanor, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability/Initiative, Communication and Dedication to Excellence).
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); Cert Nuclear Medicine Tech (CNMT); Cert Nuclear Medicine Tech and computed tomography (CNMT/CT).
ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Certified Nuclear Medicine Tech (registry eligible) in good standing.
- Must be CPR certified, (within 3 months of initial hire date).
- Must hold a current valid Indiana State Drivers License.
- Must hold a Nuclear Medicine License in the State of Indiana.
- A Nuclear Medicine technologist license authorizes an individual to perform procedures ordered by a licensed practitioner as follows:
- All nuclear medicine procedures that are included in the approved curriculum for nuclear medicine programs.
- Computed tomography (CT) procedures for which appropriate training has been completed.
- Positron emission tomography (PET) procedures for which appropriate training has been completed.
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance.
- Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and all education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
Full-Time/Part-Time Casual Shift Days Sign-On Bonus Position Cardiac Nuclear Medicine Tech (436) Number of Openings 1 Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt Open Date 4/22/2020 Location Hancock Regional Hospital About the Organization Hancock Regional Hospital serves Hancock County and the surrounding areas as a full-service community hospital focused on primary care, patient comfort, and convenience.
Today, a highly skilled medical and professional nursing staff anchors Hancock Regional Hospital. We have a state-of-the-art surgery department, 24-hour emergency services, OB services, progressive and critical care, a geropsychology unit, home healthcare, occupational health, a transitional care unit, a total oncology program with a cutting-edge radiation oncology center, many private rooms, and a full complement of Inpatient and outpatient services.
Our Mission is to be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time. EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.
Associated topics: hematopathology, lab, medical, medical technologist, microbiology, pathology, sample collection, services, technician i, technician iii