Catholic Health Initiatives Nuclear Med Technologist II - The Woodlands Diagnostic Imaging PRN in THE WOODLANDS, Texas

Nuclear Med Technologist II - The Woodlands Diagnostic Imaging PRN

Description

TheWoodlands Hospital

A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and

Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services,

diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density

studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and

surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical

affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s

Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.

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.

Position Summary:

1.

Demonstrated mastery of

all Tech I Accountabilities / Responsibilities and have complete a minimum of 1

year service in the Tech 1 position

2.

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

3.

Mentor new employees and

students on the proper use of the camera / computer systems, study procedures

4.

Appropriately and

professionally react to process or procedure deviations

5.

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

6.

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

7.

Maintain effective and

efficient work flow while maintaining the quality of the patient care provided

8.

Participate in on-call

activities

9.

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

10.

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

Education:

Associate’s

Degree Required - graduate of an approved training program or equivalent in

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Licensure/Certification:

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

Minimum Experience:

Three

(3) years of Nuclear Medicine experience

Minimum Knowledge,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 Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0169397

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.