nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nuclear Medicine, St Joseph Hospital, Chicago

Requisition ID: 54337

Location: Presence St Joseph Chicago

Location Address:
2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL  60657 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

Presence Health

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Performs all nuclear imaging procedures and administration of radiopharmaceuticals while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner who is licensed, as required, to possess and use radioactive materials, for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Performs all nuclear imaging procedures and verification/administration of radiopharmaceuticals, with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures, radiation protection and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure.
  2. Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists as necessary.  Explains procedure and provides education as appropriate.
  3. Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check as needed.  Operates hospital computer system.  Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions.  Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.
  4. Responsible for departmental records.  Accurately and promptly documents in departmental records (film, file and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc.  May prepare file for processing to radiologist.  Collects statistics as directed.
  5. Communicates reactions, complications, changes in condition etc. to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and nursing unit as necessary.
  6. Performs staff/student education and orientation duties as needed.
  7. Acts as a steward for quality process improvement and resource management.

     

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

     

    Other Responsibilities:

    1. Adheres to downtime procedures.
    2. Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.
    3. Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Presence Health.
    4. Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Presence Health through

behavior and attitude.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                              

 

Graduate of an approved program in nuclear medicine technology

1 to 3 years of experience preferred

 

Computer Skills                                                          

 

Electronic medical record experience preferred

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

 

IEMA license required

NMTCB certification required

 

Business Unit: Presence St Joseph Hsp Chicago

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability