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Nuclear Medicine Tech

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: American Fork
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:This position is accountable for the preparation and administration of radioactive materials for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. The incumbent will also be responsible for scanning patients to obtain images of various organs/organ systems to obtain diagnostic information for the purpose of diagnosis and treatment.Posting Specifics :Benefits Eligible: No.Shift Details: PRNUnit/Location: American Fork HospitalThe American Fork Hospital is a nationally recognized community hospital with a commitment to meeting the healthcare needs of the rapidly growing population in North Utah County. We offer state-of-the art technology, 90 beds, and a medical staff of more than 300 doctors representing 30 specialties. We are committed to offering a wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient services, including a fully equipped emergency department.We're American Fork!During recent years, we are proud to have been recognized several times as one of Americas top 100 hospitals, by an independent study that evaluates cost efficiency and quality care. Weve also received awards from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Vizient, and the Utah Safety Council, among others.We are also Intermountain Healthcare!We're looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our American Fork Imaging team and help us fulfill our mission: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible. To learn about what it means to be part of our organization, visit: EssentialsEnsures proper patient identification, order verification, and prepares the patient for the exam.Performs Nuclear Medicine examinations per departmental protocol.Familiar with the ALARA program and follows proper radiation safety protocol.Uses proper protection and badges.Proper handling of radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.Ensures that the appropriate radioactive material is given to the correct patient through the proper route for imaging and treatment purposes.Practices appropriate infection control and sterile techniques.Understands and operates all nuclear medicine equipment and related information systems appropriately to ensure quality images are produced.Exhibits understanding and proficiency with electronic imaging. Incumbent will be able to view, transfer and manipulate images.Prepare, calculate and measure radiopharmaceuticals for all nuclear medicine procedures.Follows all regulations of the Utah Division of Radiation Control and NRC license and any other regulatory agencies governing the use of radiopharmaceuticals.Document radioactive materials entering or leaving the department; store and maintain materials according to safety guidelines; and dispose of materials after they have decayed to a level considered to be environmentally safe.Assists in maintaining records and logs required by Joint Commission, the State of Utah and the Imaging department.Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.Minimum QualificationsBoard certified through Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or American Registry Radiologic Technologists Board.- and -Current License in state of practice.- and -Basic Life support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.- and -2. Complete the controlled substance module within six months of hire.Post-hire Expectation: Meet departmental IV certification competency requirement within three months of hire.- and -Post-hire Expectation: Complete the controlled substance module within six months of hire.Preferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Nuclear Medicine from an accredited institution with one year experience.Physical Requirements:Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.Anticipated job posting close date:Location:American Fork HospitalWork City:American ForkWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:0The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$36.72 - $56.67We care about your well-being mind, body, and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran Jobble

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City , Nuclear Medicine Tech, Healthcare , American Fork, Utah

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