Catholic Health Initiatives Nuclear Medical Technologist (PRN) in PASADENA, Texas
Nuclear Medical Technologist (PRN)
Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.
Demonstrate the ability to provide quality patient care and perform procedures on patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric; demonstrate knowledge of the field of certification via competency compliance; perform nuclear medicine procedures as defined by department protocol, comply with regulatory requirements, Provide patient assessment, patient preparation, and work with other healthcare providers to provide accurate and timely diagnostic and therapeutic data; demonstrate continuous self-improvement, make effective contributions to the department and adhere to departmental policies and procedures; and be accountable for all applicable documentation relative to procedure performance and patient family education.
PRN position as needed for day coverage, after hour calls, and weekend call. NUC Med registered
Education and Licensure
NMTCB or ARRT Certification; must maintain current
Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist by the Texas Department of State Health Services; must maintain current
One (1) year experience
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills
Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, physicians, visitors and other hospital personnel.
Good written and oral communication skills
Interact with patients, guests and other hospital personnel in a friendly, responsive manner to insure that quality patient care is provided; provide accurate patient/family education concerning testing.
Perform imaging procedures as outlined in the nuclear medicine procedure manual. Examples of these procedures include the performance of planar, planar whole body, gated planar, SPECT, SPECT-CT, gated SPECT, and mobile studies
Perform computer acquisition and processing necessary for the display, analysis and interpretation of the patient’s condition
Participate in clinical education programs for the nuclear medicine personnel including training of nuclear medicine technologists, students, and house staff; as well as contributory involvement in staff in-services.
Order, prepare, receive, dispense and perform required regulatory and quality control procedures on radiopharmaceuticals; administer intravenous and oral radiopharmaceuticals under the guidelines established by the Chief of Service; and report immediately any irregularity or problem to the radiation safety officer and medical director
Perform quality control on all instrumentation in the nuclear medicine department, review data collected and report problems immediately to the supervisor or radiation safety officer
Perform dosage administration which includes intradermal, subcutaneous, peri-areolar, intramuscular, intravenous and oral and IV setup as outlined in hospital policy
Adherence to the rotational position methodology with a focus on punctuality.
Set up and perform EKG during pharmaceutical stress, exercise testing and emergency situations
Participate in on-call activities
Complete all computer and paperwork associated with the nuclear medicine procedure in an accurate and timely manner
Provide documentation, including electronic forms, that is accurate, legible and complete.
Assist with clerical duties during call and after hours to insure that all studies are completed and reported; assist with scheduling of in and out patients
Adhere to all policies and regulations regarding the safe handling, dispensing, monitoring and disposing of radioactive material
Keep current in all aspects of hospital required training
Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health
Primary Location TEXAS-PASADENA
Daily Schedule PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 1800000336