Nuclear Med Tech PD
Company: Rush Oak Park
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Department: Diag Srvcs-NucMedWork Type: Restricted Part Time
(Total FTE less than 0. 5)Shift: Shift 1Work Schedule: 8 Hr
Under the direction of the Supervisor Nuclear Medicine and with
limited supervision, coordinates and performs a full range of
Nuclear Medicine examinations, contributing to the efficient
operation of the department. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision
and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and
Receives and reviews requests for Nuclear Medicine Studies.
Has the knowledge and ability to order radioisotopes needed to
complete workflow for the day and in preparation for the next day s
Accepts patients and assesses their condition to determine proper
handling and special requirements.
Explains and prepares the patient for the procedure
Relies on extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology and effects of
disease process to ensure scans of diagnostic quality.
Operates highly complex equipment within the department, selecting
technical factors to ensure high-quality scans using the
Maintains equipment and required logs within the department and hot
lab, including quality control measures, within Nuclear Meicine,
including daily camera QC, area surveys, and equipment QC
Reports malfunctions and necessary repairs to the supervisor and
helps maintain equipment in proper working condition.
Administers various radioisotopes to render specific organs or
systems for scanning.
Possesses and utilizes proper aseptic technique and isolation
procedures when appropriate.
Has working knowledge of clinical computer applications, as well as
PACs and EPIC applications for patient orders, status changes,
patient profiles, charges and imaging.
Demonstrates the ability to organize patient care and set
priorities by providing critical care first and by implementing the
physician s orders
Able to work independently, document procedures in accordance with
departmental policies, procedures, and state/federal
Able to take call on a rotating schedule. Required Job
Qualifications: Minimum or 3 months to 1 year experience
Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Program. Associate
degree preferred, certified in
Nuclear Medicine, (N.M.T.C.B.) or Registered by the ARRT.
Must have a current active Illinois State License.
Must have the ability to deal efficiently and courteously with all
hospital personnel and patients.
Verbal and written skill necessary to facilitate communication with
a variety of people.
Ability to maintain confidential information.
Knowledge of various Nuclear Medicine equipment, PACs system, EPIC
EMR as well as the hospital phone system and patient transportation
Basic knowledge of nuclear medicine equipment comes from Clinical
Orientation of hospital/departmental specific equipment will be
provided during orientation/probation period
Physical, visual, auditory as well as full body mobility to
successfully, move and/or assists patients on and off exam table or
transportation devices and complete ordered exam, 100% if the time.
Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran
status, and other legally protected characteristics. Rush Oak Park
Hospital has provided exceptional health care in Chicago s western
suburbs for more than a century. As a partner with Rush University
Medical Center, we combine the convenience and personal touch of a
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