Nuclear Medicine Tech at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN

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Category Nuclear Cardio - 7043
JOB SUMMARY:
  • Performs/monitors Nuclear Medicine procedures per written protocol as requested by physician's order, unless modified by Radiologist's/RA preference.
  • Adheres to established organizational and departmental Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, quality assessment, and safety.
  • Assists Radiologists, RA's and other providers.
  • Ability to interact with patients of all ages i.e., neonatal, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric as required by department patient population.
  • Must possess problem solving abilities, excellent customer service skills, AIDET and Patient First characteristics.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe working environment throughout the facility.
  • Available for on-call and call-back responsibilities, as required.
  • Assists lead technologists in making recommendations for cost containment and quality improvement.
  • Knowledge of ordering and maintaining supplies from vendors and CSR.
  • Thoroughly screen, position, instruct and explain the procedure to the patient including follow up assessment.
  • Capable of selecting proper factors, exposures, sequences for equipment.
  • Produce high quality diagnostic images for proper interpretation by Radiologists / RA, including patient detailed history per department protocol.
  • Properly charge exams in the ITS system
  • Ability to assist with taken, logged, billed and completed logs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, team atmosphere, willing to assist in all areas.
  • Student supervision and evaluation.
  • Performs quality assurance testing and maintains clean working environment.
  • Sterile technique as required.
  • Assist with sedations as required.
  • Assist with invasive procedures as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Possess knowledge of Nuclear Medicine equipment and pre-exam screening requirement within 3 months of hire date.
  • Computer literate and ability to understand PACS, CR/DR, HIS/RIS System.
  • Demonstrated organization and time management skills.
  • Possess knowledge of cross section anatomy.
  • Ability to critique images against measurable criteria as established by Radiology Department Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Does not require direct supervision for technical detail, capable of independent judgment.
  • IV insertion competency if applicable.
  • Ability to administer IV /oral contrast as directed by Radiologist if applicable.
EXPECTED BEHAVIORS:
  • Ability to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. 2. Excellent human relation skills and adheres to the Radiology Department's "General Policies for Patient Rights Policy" (RI 100).
  • Exhibit positive interaction with all patients, visitors, co-workers, and providers.
  • Ability to deal with the stress of customer relations in a positive/assuring manner.
  • Ability to have flexible work schedule.
  • Must possess the qualities of integrity and good judgement.
  • Must can project compassion, kindness and excellence to patients and staff following our mission and vision.
  • Must be able to communicate technical information clearly; by direct conversation, in writing, and by phone.
  • Must maintain qualities agreed to in Patients First Commitment (Attitude/Demeanor, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability/Initiative, Communication and Dedication to Excellence).

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); Cert Nuclear Medicine Tech (CNMT); Cert Nuclear Medicine Tech and computed tomography (CNMT/CT).ADDITIONAL LICENSURE/CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Tech (registry eligible) in good standing.
  • Must be CPR certified, (within 3 months of initial hire date).
  • Must hold a current valid Indiana State Driver's License.
  • Must hold a Nuclear Medicine License in the State of Indiana.
  • A Nuclear Medicine technologist license authorizes an individual to perform procedures ordered by a licensed practitioner as follows:
  • All nuclear medicine procedures that are included in the approved curriculum for nuclear medicine programs.
  • Computed tomography (CT) procedures for which appropriate training has been completed.
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) procedures for which appropriate training has been completed.
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Mandatory Annual Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Confidentiality-HIPAA, Infection Control, Corporate Compliance.
  • Annual Unit Specific Competencies, and all education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.



Internal ID: 2466734Indy Star. Keywords: Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Location: Greenfield, IN - 46140

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