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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Nuclear Medicine Tech I, 7a - 5:30p in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides quality care to the patients receiving diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures. Explains procedures to patients to reduce their anxiety and obtain patient cooperation. Assists with patient/family education. Keeps patient and families abreast of patient's progress. Provides direct quality care for patients receiving Nuclear Medicine and PET exams. Responsible for radiologic care and assists with clinical care of patient. Performs efficiently in emergency situations. Sets up imaging rooms to include equipment and supplies. Responsible for acquiring, processing and photographing optimum exams for diagnostic interpretation. Seeks assistance when needed. Operates all diagnostic equipment, including Scintillation Cameras, PET Scanners, Uptake Probes, Well Counters, Dose Calibrators and GM Meters. Requires knowledge of procedural supplies and location of supplies. Ensures that imaging rooms are stocked. Follows all safety requirements of the hospital and department. Practices radiation safety standards to prevent injury to patients and staff. Responsible for completing all aspects of patient care documentation following the established charting procedure. Enters procedures in Radiology Information System to ensure billing of exams/procedure. Prepares billing sheet and submits per guidelines. Effectively communicates with patients, family and other health care team members. May serve as a resource to the Radiologic Technology students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nuclear Medicine Technology, be registered in Nuclear medicine with the ARRT or the Nuclear medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB). CPR certification required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division St. Joseph's Hospital

Campus Location Atlanta, GA, 30342

Campus Location US-GA-Atlanta

Department SJH Outpatient Imaging Center

Job Type PRN / Registry

Job Number 35703

Job Category Imaging & Radiology

Schedule 7a-5:30p

Standard Hours 4 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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