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Nuclear Med Tech I - FT - Days - Nuclear Medicine

Company: El Camino Health
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen.Applicants MUST apply for position(s) by submitting a separate application for each individual job posting number they are interested in being considered for.FTE1Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours80Work ShiftDay: 8 hoursJob DescriptionCollaborates with other members of the healthcare team to promote optimum imaging procedures. Provides imaging services as defined by Title 17 (Radiologic Health Branch) and Title 22 (Department of Health Services) for the State of California. Applying the principles in assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and modifying patient imaging care as an active, continuous process.Key ResponsibilitiesDemonstrates job-specific, technical and clinical competenceDemonstrates and upholds organizational values and excellence standardsDemonstrates concern for meeting or exceeding internal and external customer expectation/requirements in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customerWorks effectively as a team memberResponds promptly to requests for informationCommunicates effectively with other technologists, radiologists, physicists and other members of the health care team to ensure the message is getting across appropriatelyInteracts with patients, families, and visitors in a professional, compassionate mannerSupports organizational objectives over individual needsFosters a culture of continuous improvementResponds to change with a positive attitude and willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work activities and objectivesEngaged in discovering ways to increase value and drive waste from processesComplies with regulatory standards and laws as applicable to their licenseMeets deadlines without remindersJob Specific CompetenciesPrepares radioactive doses, calculating an confirming the activity to be usedAdministers radioactive, adjunctive, and imaging medications. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: Oral, intravenous, intramuscular, intradermal, subcutaneous, inhalationLimits radiation exposure to the patient and other staff membersEnsures the environment is safe at all times for patients and other staff membersExplains the Nuclear Medicine process to the patient in a way that is informative but also reassuringPositions, transfers and properly immobilizes patients as requiredPerforms Nuclear Medicine scanning procedures to include instructing patients and selecting techniquesPerforms scanning, reconstruction of proper images, and post processingPreforms QA on all images prior to ending the exam and sending images to PACSAccurately completes documentation according to hospital and department guidelines, e.g., EHR documentation of exam performed, rationale for exam, tech notes, consent forms, etc.Preforms quality control on Nuclear Medicine equipment based on recommendations from the physicist, service engineer, and/or manufacturer as requiredEvaluates personnel and department work volume and flow to insure efficient departmental patient care prioritizing work according to urgency and resources.Follows safety procedures and guidelines and reports unsafe practices and conditionsConsistently and appropriately follows Universal PrecautionsKeeps updated on NM developments through professional journals, on the job training and other educational opportunitiesMaintains clinical competency assuming reasonability for continuing education and on-going modality updatesAssists in performing first aid, CPR and AEDParticipates in peer competenciesParticipates in the training and onboarding of new team membersReports equipment issues to clinical engineering and vendor service engineerIs aware of and works within hospital and department safety guidelines, including reporting potential hazards and hazardous behaviorUses appropriate body mechanics and lifting devices as neededQualificationsGraduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology program. Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist in Nuclear Medicine, ARRT (NM) or NMTCB upon hire or within 4 months of hire.Preferred: Siemens equipment experience Prior experience in acute care hospital settingLicense/Certification/Registration Requirements1. California Department of Public Health (CDPH) License in Nuclear Medicine2. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine (NM) or NMTCB for graduates after 20073. BLSSalary Range:66.07 - 83.97 USD HourlyThe Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation.Medium Work - Requires standing the majority of the shift with the ability to lift up to 35 lbs. frequently. Work involves sitting, kneeling, climbing and squatting. - (Physical Requirements-United States of America)An Equal Opportunity Employer:El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.

Keywords: El Camino Health, Mountain View , Nuclear Med Tech I - FT - Days - Nuclear Medicine, Other , Mountain View, California

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