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Nuclear Med/CT Tech (PER DIEM)

Req Number 0021XF
Job Description
Operates nuclear medicine apparatus and auxiliary equipment. Produces diagnostic scans and outputs to film/workstation for physician interpretation. Assists in regulatory quality assurance as necessary. Maintains and cleans equipment. Participates and has responsibility for emergency on call.
Responsibilities Include:
repares patient for exam.
+ Explains procedure in easy-to-understand terms based on professional knowledge to relieve patient of pre-testing anxiety;
+ Ensures a consent form for the procedure has been obtained if necessary.
+ Performs various Nuclear Medicine exams according to standards and procedures delineated by the department.
+ Positions patient for scanning of various organs according to departmental standard operating procedures;
+ Dispenses isotopes to patients for oral intake such as therapy, schilling tests, etc.;
+ Calculates the activity and quantity of the isotope and prepares such isotope for intravenous injection;
+ Disposes of decayed isotopes according to required procedure;
+ Surveys Nuclear Medicine area for radiation.
+ Labels film/images for identification and maintains required records.
+ Labels films/images with accurate patient demographics and other exam specific information;
+ Assesses films/images for quality and accuracy of information;
+ Completes necessary paperwork and prepares films for filing.
+ Performs related duties, as required.
ADA Essential Functions
Qualifications
+ Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Program, required.
+ Current New York State license as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, required.
+ American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) registration or certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), required.
+ Previous experience in Nuclear Medicine, preferred.
+ Alertness and skill in recognizing and identifying patient signs/symptoms and using judgment in selecting proper interventions.
+ Ability to communicate effectively.


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