Position performs clinical diagnostic nuclear medicine testing, including but not limited to general studies, cardiac studies and the computer interactions associated with these studies. Responsible for utilizing appropriate techniques to ensure quality diagnostic images to be interpreted by radiologists, cardiologist or medical physicians. Assists authorized users in the application and management of therapeutic radionuclides, is involved in the procurement, preparation, quality control, calculation, identification, documentation, administration, disposal, storage and safe handling of radiopharmaceuticals. This position safely conducts nuclear testing, per ICANL and ARRA Guidelines in a controlled setting.
Performs regular quality control of nuclear equipment, nuclear camera and dose calibrator per ICANL protocols.
Checks in pharmaceuticals, fill saline syringes for daily use and insure proper disposal of red contaminate bags and sharps container per OSHA requirements.
Survey all incoming shipments of radiopharmaceuticals & Kits per ARRA and ICANL guidelines.
Ensure proper placement of IVs for testing. Verify, per physician orders, medication to be administrated.
Performs various modalities of nuclear testing acquiring proper images per testing protocols and per physician order and ICANL Policies.
Monitors patients for physiologic symptoms during testing and reports to supervising physician as needed.
Closely monitor the weekï¿½s schedule. Continue to inform the physician of schedule changes. Reschedule patient appointments as soon as notified of department changes.
Assists with ICANL quality assurance monitoring and reporting for accreditation requirements.
Note: The essential functions outlined in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements of the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the position.
High school diploma or GED required.
Completion of Accredited Nuclear Medicine School or Radiology Technology School.
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) CRT, CPR.
Two yearsï¿½ nuclear medicine experience
Knowledge of medical and cardiac terminology.
Current BLS and ACLS certification
Demonstrated critical thinking ability in order to resolve problems and carry out instructions.
Ability to multi task.
Excellent verbal communication skills. Demonstrates a high sense of urgency at all times.
Ability to effectively communicate to all internal and external customers.
Manages tasks in a timely fashion.
Knowledge of basic computer and math skills.
Ability to read and interpret documents.
Job: Nuclear Med
Primary Location: Casa Grande, Arizona
Facility: Staff Abrazo Medical Group
Job Type: PT2N
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905045623
About Staff Abrazo Medical Group
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.