McLaren Health Care Nuclear Medicine Techno in Lapeer, Michigan
Responsible for performing all aspects of patient exam activities of nuclear medicine at a technical level that will produce high quality images consistent with established policies and procedures at a technical level typically requiring general supervision.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities :
Specializes in performing diagnostic studies in nuclear medicine imaging.
Obtains patient history, explains standard procedures, and addresses patient concerns to foster a sense of comfort and confidence to patients and ensure the needs of individual patients are met.
Operates and maintains all assigned nuclear scanning imaging equipment to ensure it works properly.
Performs diagnostic studies including measuring and preparing concentrations of radioactive isotopes in specified body areas to obtain diagnostic information that correctly captures the images requested by a physician.
Properly identifies, prepares and/or administers medications/substances that are within the technologist’s scope of practice as prescribed by a licensed independent practitioner.
Completes quality assurance processes and practices radiation safety in order to reduce exposure to patients, staff and self. Complies with all The Joint Commission, federal, state, and local regulatory laws, standards, and protocols.
Maintains all required documentation, logs, charts, forms and records in paper and electronic formats.
Maintains an adequate supply of all consumables to perform quality testing.
Performs all routine daily, weekly, monthly, and periodic maintenance and function checks following established protocol for all imaging equipment.
May assist other areas of radiology as assigned.
Performs other related duties as required and directed.
Graduation from an AMA-approved school of nuclear medicine.
Registered in Nuclear Medicine with the ARRT or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB).
Current BLS certification.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Nicotine Testing - To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of February 1, 2013 McLaren no longer hires individuals who use nicotine and will conduct nicotine testing during the pre-employment process. If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded. Individuals who test positive may re-apply for employment after six months.
Primary Location: Michigan-Lapeer-Lapeer Reg Med Center
Organization LAP10-McLaren Lapeer-Hospital
Employee Status Regular
Shift Day Job
Job Type Standard
Schedule Per Diem
Req ID: 21000652