Nuclear Medicine Tech PRN (Mostly Nights) Wesley Chapel at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/29/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    7/29/2020
  • Job ID:
    20015099
  • Job Family
    Radiology/Imaging
  • Travel
    Yes, 75 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Job Description


Description
Nuclear Medicine Tech PRN AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness
  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health
  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center
  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.
  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times
  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN covering call and vacation (mostly week nights Monday and Friday and weekend days/nights)

You Will Be Responsible For:

Assists the Medical Director with the Application of Nuclear Medicine Techniques

  • Operates the Nuclear Medicine gamma camera, counters, computers, probes, scanners and other related equipment.
  • Reviews with nursing personnel the preparation and procedure to be performed on patients.
  • Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients using sterile technique. This includes therapeutic doses.
  • Performs such procedures as organ imaging, both static and dynamic, physiological tracer (function) studies and radio assay studies.
  • Prepares exam room for patients and insures that needed supplies are at hand for each procedure.
  • Explains to the patient/family member the procedure and answers any questions relative to the procedure.
  • Monitors the patient in the scan room during the procedure.
  • Reviews image with Radiologist upon completion of the procedure.
  • Assists in the development of new techniques and procedures.
  • Assists the health physicist when needed.
Performs Quality Control
  • Performs daily quality control on the Nuclear Medicine equipment.
  • Performs equipment calibration and minor repairs as needed.
  • Maintains equipment in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Reports all equipment failure or problems to the Nuclear Medicine Supervisor
Performs Quality Assurance
  • Performs all Quality Assurance activities as recommended by the Hospital and JCAHO.
  • Helps to maintain the policy and procedure manual
  • Completes history and physical form on each patient
  • Documents the radiopharmaceutical and amount given to each patient.
  • Provides radiation protection to the patient or any other persons in accordance with prescribed safety standards
  • Participates in decontamination of radionuclide spillage, should one occur
  • Observes and insures safe practices for all patients, visitors and personnel.
  • Completes the Hospital incident report for any problems that occur with patients or procedures performed on patients.
  • Attends staff meetings, patient care meetings as requested in order to keep abreast of all Hospital and departmental changes
Age Specific Standards
  • Provides Nuclear Medicine procedures to all patients, regardless of age, race or sex.
  • Patient population includes patients of all ages from infants through the geriatric population
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret age specific data, plan and implement Nuclear Medicine procedures based on interpretation of findings
Follows Radiation Protection Guidelines
  • Wears TLD badge daily.
  • Provides radiation protection to the patient or any other persons in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
  • Reviews quarterly radiation exposure reports.
Performs Additional Duties as Assigned and Required


Qualifications

What You Will Need:
    • High School graduate or equivalent upon hire
    • Completion of an AMA approved School of Radiologic Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology.
    • Current Florida State license in Nuclear Medicine or Radiologic Technology upon hire
    • Current certification with ARRT or NMTCB upon hire
    • Basic Life Support Certification upon hire
    • One hour of Hip & Knee replacement education within 6 months of hire date, then annually
 
Job Summary:

Performs Nuclear Medicine procedures. Performs a variety of technical procedures involving the administration of radionuclides for the in vitro/in vivo diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans.




This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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