Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Casual
St. Francis Regional Medical Center
Number of Job Openings Available:1
Date Posted:November 15, 2023
Shift:Day/Evening (United States of America)
Shift Length:8 hour shift
Hours Per Week:0
Union Contract:SEIU-8-St Francis Technical
Job Summary:Performs diagnostic imaging in Nuclear Medicine areas as directed by providers and or radiologist, providing timely and quality service to patient. Follows Department policies for using radioactive materials to maintain a safe, efficient and economical environment. Interacts with patients to welcome, explain and respond to questions and concerns during and following the procedure.
Key Position Details:
- Casual position at St. Francis Regional Medical Center
- Department hours are Monday - Friday, lab closes at 5pm
- Weekend call rotation
- Complete procedures in compliance with physician orders and department guidelines
- identifies patient with two identifiers.
- Documents accurately all needed aspects of the procedure.
- Observes and communicates with patient, responding to needs.
- Maintains safe patient environment in procedure area.
- Safely manages and administers radioactive materials following policies of Nuclear Medicine department and Minnesota Department of Health.
- Performs procedures with high degree of accuracy
- Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of all diagnostic equipment.
- Maintains work knowledge and competence.
- Gathers all relevant information to assist in interpretation of images.
- Verifies all imaging has appropriately transferred to imaging storage and retrieval system.
- Provides accurate clerical function
- Uses Excellian (electronic medical record).
- Understands the Enterprise Medical Imaging/Picture Archiving Communication System.
- Ensures all documentation is complete post procedure.
- Communicates with supervisor and team
- Reports problems, issues or ideas.
- Provides assistance, ideas and information to support the work of others.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Vocational or Technical Training graduate of an accredited School of Nuclear Medicine Technology required or
- Vocational or Technical Training graduate of an accredited School of Radiologic Technology required
- Less than 2 years in Nuclear Medicine technology required or
- Less than 2 years new graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology program required
- BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required upon hire
- Registered Technologist - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) NMTCB upon hire required or
- Registered Technologist - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) Registry eligible upon hire required and
- Registered Technologist - Nuclear Medicine
Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) Must become registered within 1 Year required
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently