Emory Healthcare/Emory University Nuclear Medicine Technologist III / Winship Tower in United States
Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory Nuclear Medicine Technologist. No matter where you are in your Nuclear Medicine Technology career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives.
Our Nuclear Medicine Technologists are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.
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Provides quality care to the patients receiving diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures.
Explains procedures to patients to reduce their anxiety and obtain patient cooperation.
Involves patient/family in the education of their imaging procedures.
Assists with development of education materials.
Keeps patient and families abreast of patient's progress.
Assumes responsibility and provides direct care for the complex patients receiving Nuclear Medicine and PET exams.
Responsible for radiologic care and assists with clinical care of patient.
Performs efficiently in emergency situations.
Assists and performs multiple Nuclear Medicine exams in appropriate timeframe.
Provides more complex technical care to ensure high quality images.
Demonstrates complete knowledge of anatomy/physiology, as related to clinical responsibilities.
Coordinates in supervisor's absence and orients others to coordinator's role.
Recognizes issues and takes appropriate steps for resolution.
Responsible for staff call and room rotation schedules.
Provides secondary leadership for day-to-day operations. Coordinates daily procedure schedules, works with staff, physicians and ancillary services on daily workflow.
Participates in performance improvement data collection.
Demonstrates knowledge of and can participate on departmental based performance improvement team.
Works independently and can coordinate in Level IV's absence.
Operates and is accountable for safe operation all diagnostic equipment, including Scintillation Cameras, PET Scanners, Uptake Probes, Well Counters, Dose Calibrators and GM Meters.
Troubleshoots equipment problems and advises supervisor of equipment malfunctions.
Ensures that procedure rooms are stocked and that all supplies are within expiration period.
Requires extensive knowledge of procedural supplies and location of supplies.
Works with supervisory staff to ensure the appropriate supplies are available.
Responsible for completing all aspects of patient care documentation following the established charting procedure.
Assists with revisions of patient and operational forms.
Enters procedures in Radiology Information System to ensure billing of exams/procedure.
Prepares billing sheet and ensures capture of supply charges.
Follows all safety requirements of the hospital and department.
Practices radiation safety standards to prevent injury to patients and staff.
Responsible for safe operation of diagnostic and medical equipment.
Can participate on safety committee.
Provides assistance to staff in recognizing and managing more involved exams; serves as resource for staff and students on equipment operation.
Effectively communicates with patients, family and other health care team members.
Communicates and works well with staff and promotes team approach.
Provides clinical guidance to radiologic students and ancillary staff.
Serves as preceptor for new staff and students.
Assists in identifying staff education needs.
Can serve on education committee.
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.
Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience with one (1) year in area of concentration.
Coordinates in supervisors absence.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association 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 Emory Univ Hosp-Midtown
Campus Location Atlanta, , 30308
Campus Location Atlanta
Department WEM Radiology PET
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Job Number 114786
Job Category Imaging & Radiology
Standard Hours 40 Hours
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