Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
The Steward Health Care Network includes 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
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. Must be able to collaborate and effectively communicate with physicians, other health care professionals, and patients. To decide if a test is correctly ordered, and provide the additional views for a quality study.
- Prepares stock solutions of radiopharmaceuticals and materials; calculates and administers doses under the direct supervision of a Radiologist
- Performs diagnostic exams on patients as prescribed by physician.
- Uses scanners or scintillation cameras for detection of radiation emitted to produce image of organ on photographic film.
- Follows radiation safety techniques and policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials.
- Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient.
- Instructs and prepares patient for exams.
- Perform bone density studies.
- Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing exams.
- Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures
- Compiles and maintains quality assurance information. Interacts professionally with patient/family.
- Associate Degree
- Minimum Experience: one year
- Nuclear medicine school internship (preferred)
- State of Texas License
- National Registry ARRT or CNMT