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Nuclear Med Tech

Requisition #: 186744
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Radiology
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Aug. 5, 2019

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Position Summary:

Reports to the Nuclear Medicine Manager. Utilizes radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals to perform or assist in the performance of diagnostic examinations including preparation and administration of radiopharmaceuticals, radionuclide imaging of organs and organ systems of patients, dynamic studies, assays of body fluids and tissues, and radio assays. Assists in the training of student technologist.

Knowledge:

Requires knowledge of radiopharmaceuticals and a thorough knowledge of nuclear medicine procedures. Requires a general knowledge of procedures and equipment used in Nuclear Medicine diagnostic procedures.

Education:

High School diploma including successful completion of an approved curriculum in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Work Experience:

Requires experience normally acquired during six to twelve months of directly related work.

Shift:

Day, Full Time (40 hours)

8:30 am -5:00 pm

Weekends, on call only

Non-Exempt

Work Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street

Skills:

Moderate analytical ability required to calculate and prepare appropriate dosages of radio pharmaceuticals, analyze test results, and perform quality assurance tests. Work, however, is performed under physician supervision.

Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to interact with medical staff, patients, visitors, and other hospital employees.

Requires ability to stand, turn, and stoop while operating high technological instrumentation. Ability to assist patients by lifting or turning to achieve desired position for obtaining test results and lifting of supplies and equipment.

Required Licensure, Certification:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist license by the Maryland Board of Physicians. ARRT or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board certified with current registration. CPR certification required within three months of employment.

Working Conditions:

Possible exposure to communicable diseases hazardous and radioactive materials, with little likelihood of harm when health and safety precautions are not followed.

Work may require the use of lab coats, uniforms and/or protective clothing, including gloves, gowns, masks, protective eyewear, and radiation safety devices.

Position requires the ability to assist the patients on and off the examination table and also assist the patient into proper positioning to obtain diagnostic results.

Position will require moving and lifting of supplies and equipment as needed, as well as the ability to move nuclear medicine equipment for possible portable usage.

Johns Hopkins is a Smoke – Free campus.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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