Nuclear Medical Techno I - Part Time
About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
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I. Position Function:
Under the direction of a nuclear medicine physician, performs imaging utilizing diagnostic equipment.
Performs radio-pharmacy procedures, quality control procedures, and daily monitoring procedures under the nuclear medicine physician according to NRC guidelines.
II. Job Relationships:
Supervised and/or reportable to the Nuclear Medicine supervisor.
Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with physicians, other health care professionals, and patients.
To decided if a test is correctly ordered, to provide the additional views for a quality study. Reportable top the NRC and JCAHO.
IV. A. Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
1.) "Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers,
and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards."
Injection of patients with radio-pharmaceuticals. Checking paperwork to insure the test is ordered correctly.
Radio-pharmacy - prepare kits and draw up doses, quality control according to NRC rules and regulations.
Quality Control of gamma cameras. Daily, weekly, spect Q>C> and assist in quality assurance studies.
Patient imaging - all studies, spect, cardiac, brain, portable and on-call emergency studies. Correct views done.
Correct films taken - labeled properly. Paperwork is in order for the physician to read.
Patient scheduling - to insure proper test is ordered with applicable diagnosis - in a timely fashion. GOOD PHONE SKILLS.
Proper techniques for moving patients. Patient care, bedpans, emesis basins.
Perform bone density studies.
Assist physician with patient therapy. Also 131I total body drinks. Quality Management Program.
Ordering and receiving shipments of radioactivity - packing generator.
Aware of NRC rules and regulations.
Clean-up at the end of the day, monitoring 2 books, patient room if necessary, radio-pharmacy books.
B. Responsibilities/Non-Essential Functions:
Ordering supplies - gloves, syringes, etc.
Clean work areas, laundry supplies.
Packing generator per DOT requirements.
V. Reporting Requirements:
Reports immediately to supervisor of any deviation of normal operations.
Reports immediately to supervisor of any unusual occurrences related to patients and machines during imaging.
Reports all incidents.
Reports all spills or misadministrations to supervisor.
Shall be accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all hospital-related, medical staff-related, and patient-related data and information.
Shall be accountable for abiding by all relevant hospital policies and procedures.
Shall be accountable correct calculations in radio-pharmacy and in calculating patient results.
Shall be accountable for proper patient identification by asking the patient's name and checking ID bracelet.
Shall be accountable for observing all policies and procedures of the department.
Shall be accountable for observing all NRC rules and regulations.
2 year degree
Nuclear medicine school internship
Successful completion of Nuclear Medicine School internship.
National Registry ARRT or CNMT
Nuclear medicine internship
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
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Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 129446