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Nuclear Med Tech PD

Company: Rush Oak Park
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Department: Diag Srvcs-NucMedWork Type: Restricted Part Time (Total FTE less than 0. 5)Shift: Shift 1Work Schedule: 8 Hr Summary:
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 procedures. Responsibilities:
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 schedule.
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 established protocols
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 requirements.
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.
Current CPR
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 devices.
Basic knowledge of nuclear medicine equipment comes from Clinical experience.
Orientation of hospital/departmental specific equipment will be provided during orientation/probation period
Physical Demands:
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 community hospital.

Keywords: Rush Oak Park, Oak Park , Nuclear Med Tech PD, Other , Oak Park, Illinois

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