Nuclear Medical Tech (Supplemental) Job:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

109995-en_US
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis Tennessee
Healthcare
Description

Summary

Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals and adjunctive medications to perform patient imaging procedures using sophisticated instrumentation. Processes data and enhances digital images using advanced computer technology. Provides images, data analysis, and patient information to the physician for diagnostic interpretation. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Completion of a formal education program in nuclear medicine technology.

 

 

 

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

·          Certification and Registration in one of the following:

o    R.T.(N)(ARRT)

o    Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT).

·          State license or Temporary Permit in accordance with regulations in the state where work is performed.

 

 

PREFERRED:

N/A

N/A

  • Registration in Radiologic Technology preferred. 

 

  • BLS certification preferred.  Certification must be obtained after hire.

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

New graduates of an accredited nuclear medicine technology program without primary certification MUST obtain certification and registry within one year of date of graduation from an approved program.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of current theories and principles in field of nuclear medicine.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper handling and administration of radioactive materials.
  • Ability to understand and prepare complex written materials, such as instructional materials, clinical protocols, and equipment manuals. 
  • Ability to perform computerized processing of data and navigate in a windows environment.
  • Ability to communicate radiologic and nuclear medicine technology concepts and procedures to students, patients and their families. 
  • Ability to communicate verbally with all levels of associates and management, students, patients and their families. 
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and maintain control of own work flow.  

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals to detect or treat diseases using a variety of equipment.
  • Documents care delivered in the patient’s medical record in accordance with policy and procedure for the department.  Maintains records as required by regulatory agencies/boards.
  • Performs preventative and routine maintenance and quality control procedures on equipment. 
  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.
  • Effectively manages resources such as supplies and equipment.  Plans work and completes job responsibilities in an efficient and productive manner. 
  • Ensures compliance with proper safety procedures and regulations governing the practice of nuclear medicine.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.

  • Must have good balance and coordination.

  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.

  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.

  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.

  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.

  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.

Basic Qualifications
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