Nuclear Medicine Technologist - PET Imaging
Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Posted on: March 17, 2019
Nuclear Medicine Technologist - PET Imaging Description: Job SummaryThe technnologist is responsible to perform high quality diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures according to the established protocols, under the supervision of a qualified physician for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. Maintains the necessary records to the required standards of the Department of Natural Resource's standards.The technologist provides direct patient care to all ages of patients. The technologist is provide very good customer service; that is to treat every patient with respect, courtesy, and explain the exam to the patient. The technologist must be able to work together with others providing a positive work environment.All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.General requirementsPerforms all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organizationPerforms other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and proceduresMaintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesWorking ConditionsGeneral environment\\: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.May be scheduled as needed including overtimeMay work in other Nuclear Departments of the organization, as neededQualification: Education RequirementsVocational / Technical Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology (Required)Experience Requirements1 - 2 years Nuclear Medicine(Preferred)General SkillsOrganizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Analytical,Grammar / Spelling,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Basic Computer Skills,General Clerical Skills.Physical RequirementsHave near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voiceHave near normal vision\\: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colorsHave good manual dexterityHave good eye-hand-foot coordinationAbility to perform repetitive tasks/motionPhysical DemandsOccasionally within shift (1-33%) \\: Walking,Sitting,Bending/Stooping,Twist at waist,Pushing/Pulling,Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance,Reaching above shoulder,Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance,Lift/carry up to 20 lbs.Frequently within shift (34-66%) \\: Standing.Certifications and LicensuresRequired Certifications/Licensures \\: Certified Nurclear Medicine Technology (N)(ARRT) or Certified Nuclear Medical Technologist (NMTCB).Associated topics: ascp, medical lab science, microbiology, mls, molecular, scientist, services, surgical technologist, technician lab, toxicology
Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , Nuclear Medicine Technologist - PET Imaging, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia
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