Nuclear Medicine Technologist- PRN
Requisition #: 189805
Location: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD 21044
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Night Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Nov. 13, 2019
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The Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures that requires independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the utilization of rapidly evolving instrumentation, radiopharmaceuticals and multidisciplinary skills and techniques under the limited direction of a physician; supervision of the administrative director of diagnostic imaging; and the direct supervision of the Manager of Nuclear Medicine. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, an empathetic and instructional approach to patient contact, care, and monitoring; the procurement, preparation, quality control, dispensing, dose calibration, administration, and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals; the performance of quality control procedures; and the operation of imaging and clinical data processing computers and instrumentation. Responsibilities do not involve invasive procedures, but includes the delivery of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals to a number of pathologies, under the direction of an authorized user. Performs all procedures utilizing ionizing radiation safely and effectively, applying federal, state and institutional regulations. Requires courteous, tactful and efficient communication skills with internal and external contacts outside the work group in order to better manage potential conflicts in scheduling multi modality procedures, patient preparations and patient availability. Requires efficiency in running the changing patient workflow. Includes operation of radiation detection devices in any area of the hospital for survey of radioactive waste or contamination or for clinical procedures in operating room. Requires availability for on-call and/or other emergency staffing.
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Varies- Standby oncall -Varies- Standby On-call
Rotating one weekend On-call standby Fri-Sat every 4th weekend.
1 year of related experience required
Bachelors Degree required
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