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AdventHealth Nuclear Medicine Technologist Orlando PRN Days in Orlando, Florida

Description

Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN - AdventHealth Medical Group

Location Address: 1613 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth

  • Faith based & mission driven organization

  • Central Florida’s premier multi-specialty medical group

  • Comprehensive Employee Benefits such as Educational Reimbursement

  • CREATION Health employee wellness and lifestyle programs

  • Positive working climate to support a work life balance

Work Hours/Shift: Per Diem, Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Checks patient’s chart, or outpatient prescription and department schedule, for physician procedure request.

  • Reviews physician’s procedure request with list of clinically valid indicators for the requested procedure to assure appropriate procedure has been ordered. Also, refers possible inappropriate requests to the radiologist to review.

  • Prepares radionuclide using sterile technique, carefully checking labels to assure correct isotope has been prepared prior to administering to the patient.

  • Administers radionuclide demonstrating good intravenous technique. Maintains IV access for patient comfort when multiple studies have been ordered.

  • Performs patient examination demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing. Acquires additional views when necessary to aid the radiologist or cardiologist in diagnosis of the exam.

  • Evaluates each film quality to assure good technical and diagnostic detail, repeating exam when necessary to assure the best study has been obtained for interpretation.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High School graduate or equivalent is required

  • State of Florida License - Nuclear Medicine is required

  • National Registry by Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required

  • BLS and ACLS certification is required

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Medicine

  • CT Cardiac Experience preferred

  • Experience in optical discs and a laser camera is preferred

  • Nuclear Registry and CT Certification preferred

  • ACLS within 90 days of hire or transfer in preferred

Job Summary:

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will administer radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the drug localize. Also explain test procedures to patients, prepare a dosage of the radiopharmaceutical and administer it. The technologist must adhere to safety standards that keep the radiation dose to workers and patient as low as reasonably possible. Perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in the utilization of radio-nuclides for diagnosis and treatment.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Physician Services

Organization: AdventHealth Medical Group Central FL

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AHMG Orlando

Req ID: 21020114

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.