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AdventHealth Nuclear Medicine Technologist –Nuclear Medicine – Apopka – Per Diem in Apopka, Florida

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist –Nuclear Medicine – Apopka – Per Diem

AdventHealth Apopka seeks to hire Nuclear Medicine Technologist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab. The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station. The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Variable

Job Summary:

Under supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans. Assumes a variety of responsibilities that will require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. Authorized and delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of human physiology

  • Knowledge of Scinitgraphic equipment, Acquisition computers, and processing stations

  • Knowledge of Hot Lab equipment

  • Ability to learn and master new tasks related to Image Quality and Radiation Safety

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Associate’s degree or higher in health science related field (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist

  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CMNT OR

  • ARRT-N (American Registration of Radiologic Technologists)

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Identifies patients by using Florida Hospital’s approved guidelines to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination. Reviews and ensures physician request meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements. Prepares appropriate radionuclide for procedure, explains procedure to patient, and aseptically administers radionuclide using universal BSI principles. [Exam Supervision and Administration]

  • Ensuring that equipment has met all quality control requirements and working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age-specific care techniques (see competencies) in a safe and responsible manner, and evaluates image quality to insure good technical and diagnostic detail. [Image Quality and Documentation]

  • Presents completed exam and any patient historical data to radiologist/cardiologist for review. Assists with image manipulation or additional imaging as requested. Assists patient with dressing, answering any questions the patient may have regarding their exam and expectations of results, and releases patient with directions to exit the hospital if needed. [Personal Productivity and Accountability]

  • Performs a wide range of Nuclear Medicine procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing in assigned area. Learns and adapts to new technology and helps develop the knowledge and competency of coworkers and students. [Clinical Competence]

  • Maintains room in ready status by keeping room neat, supplies well stocked and equipment prepared for next patient. Initiates and documents work order requests for any equipment that is not functioning properly. [Safety and the Environment of Care]

  • Plans and manages time in order to accurately perform and enter into the Nuclear Medicine Information System and Order Communication System all required quality control, patient radionuclide administration data and exam charges by the end of each work day. Cancels and updates orders as changes are incurred. Always confirms proper examination/patient assignment on PACS images before releasing images for interpretation. Immediately follows up to correct any erroneous accession numbers in the PACS system, utilizing PACS support staff to accommodate corrections. For “after hours” exams, transmits additional medias as required by Radiologist for interpretation (required paperwork is in PACS). Always notifies RF when transmitting “after hours” exams. [Data Processing]

  • Consistently attends department meetings and promotes positive dialogue with respect to meeting or exceeding department objectives. Is fully accountable for active listening, seeks to understand all agenda items and provides feedback when requested. [Department Meeting Attendance]

  • Maintains a knowledge and understanding of the Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for the department. Actively participates in patient satisfaction initiatives. Is aware and utilizes patient service recovery when appropriate. [Performance Improvement]

  • Performs other duties assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of department.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Nuclear Medicine Technologist opportunity with AdventHealth Apopka and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Nuclear Medicine, Apopka, On Call

Job: Imaging

Primary Location: US-FL-Apopka

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Per Diem

Shift Variable

Job Level Entry Level

Education Level None

Travel No

Job Posting Sep 6, 2019, 10:38:08 AM

Req ID: 278786

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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