Catholic Health Initiatives Nuclear Med Technologist II - PRN in SUGAR LAND, Texas

Nuclear Med Technologist II - PRN

Description

SUGAR LAND HOSPITAL

An acute care

hospital offering medical and surgical services to the Fort Bend community.

Clinical services include heart and vascular, gastroenterology, neurosciences,

diagnostic imaging, women services, orthopedics, and surgical services

including the latest in robotic surgery technology, the da Vinci® Xi. The

hospital offers The University of Texas MD Anderson Regional Care Center on its

campus. Sugar Land Hospital is a Pink Ribbon Facility offering 3-D digital

mammography-one of only 100 sites in the United States.

POSITIONSUMMARY

Model advanced technical and clinical knowledge of the field

of nuclear medicine technology. Building on the NMT I position, will be able to independently perform all

nuclear medicine procedures as defined by the departmental protocols manual,

comply with all regulatory requirements, provide accurate patient

assessment/patient preparation, and work cooperatively with other healthcare

providers to provide high quality and timely diagnostic and therapeutic

information. A desire for continuous self-improvement, as well as identifying

and assisting with the improvement needs in others and the overall department

is a significant differentiator for this position. The NMT II will actively

stay abreast of modality trends and new procedures updates with an eye to incorporate

into the department’s offerings. Leadership responsibilities include preceptor

for new employees and students, modeling professional behavior and temporarily

assuming the role of the supervisor in their absence.

POSITIONRESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Demonstrated mastery of all Tech I Accountabilities /

Responsibilities and have complete a minimum of 1 year service in the Tech 1

position

  1. Perform in-vitro/in-vivo studies as outlined in the

nuclear medicine procedure manuals. Make determinations of the validity of the

data collected before submission for interpretation

  1. Mentor new employees and students on the proper use of

the camera / computer systems, study procedures

  1. Appropriately and professionally react to process or

procedure deviations

  1. Assists with the formal clinical/technical education

process of the department by preparing and presenting 2 staff in-services per

year on a topical subject

  1. Independently perform all Functions regarding the safe

and compliant operation of the radio- pharmacy and all associated

documentation. Educate and mentor qualified staff on proper radio, pharmacy

procedures

  1. Maintain effective and efficient work flow while

maintaining the quality of the patient care provided

  1. Participate in on-call activities

  2. Function in a leadership role in the absence of the

supervisor including the ability to open – close the department, monitor and

effectively react to schedule demands, insure adequate staffing, address

professional and technical staff concerns and maintain overall quality of

service

  1. Maintain data back-ups and data transfer as

required by the system administrator to assure no loss of data and compliance

with medical information regulations.

Qualifications

MINIMUMQUALIFICATIONS

Educationand Licensure

Associate's Degree - graduate of an approved training

program or equivalent in Nuclear Medicine Technology

NMTCB or ARRT Certification; must maintain current

Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist by the Texas

Department of State Health Services (MRT); must maintain current

CPR/BLS certification required

MinimumExperience

Three (3) years of Nuclear Medicine

experience

MinimumKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Able to work well under pressure and on concurrent,

multidisciplinary projects

Able to work effectively with diverse group of people

Proficiency in office automation systems

Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills.

Excellent written/oral communication skills

Good problem solving skills

Critical thinking skills

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location TEXAS-SUGAR LAND-ST LUKE SUGAR LAND

Daily Schedule Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0113871