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McLaren Health Care Nuclear Medicine Techno in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Description

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. 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.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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. To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of January 1, 2013 McLaren Central Michigan will no longer hire individuals who use nicotine and will test for nicotine during the pre-employment process. Individuals whose health screening results are verified positive for tobacco/nicotine use will be disqualified from employment, their job offer will be rescinded, and they will be disqualified from reapplying for employment for six (6) months from the date of the health screening.

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Mount Pleasant-McLaren Central Michigan

Employee Status Regular

Shift Variable

Job Type Standard

Schedule Contingent

Req ID: 20008648

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