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Job Title: Nuclear Med Tech S1

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Nuclear Medicine

Position: Full Time

Hours: m-f 8-4

Shift: Day

Req #: 16076

Job Details:

Job Summary:

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for technical work involving the application of radio nuclides to various designated portions of the body to assist physicians in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and abnormalities. Work involves the proper positioning of patients, the maintenance and adjustment of nuclear equipment, and the maintenance of radiographic files for a prescribed period.

Responsibilities:

Positions and instructs patients in preparation for the application of radio nuclides using specialized equipment and procedures. Inserts IV’s for injections. Makes adjustments to nuclear equipment to correct setting for each examination as prescribed by the attending physician. Handles emergency situations. Reviews the PACS processing of nuclear medicine. Prepares and maintains records and files of procedures. Purges outdated files, as directed. Troubleshoots equipment failure, makes repairs where possible. Ensures equipment is functioning properly on a continuous basis. Requisitions supplies, as needed. Consults with referring physicians as required. May assist in providing training and technical direction to lower level technicians and nurses in nuclear procedures and processes. Establishes and maintains effective relations with medical and nursing staff to insure adequate and timely servicing of patients. May be requested to assist in the development of techniques for procedures. May assist in the use of a variety of equipment and procedures not routinely employed. Participates in continuing education programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Qualifications / Requirements:

Experience:

Prior experience as a Nuclear Med Tech preferred.

Education:

Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Med Tech program preferred.

Licenses / Certifications:

Registration with either the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

Other:

The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.