Per Diem Specialty XRay Tech (Nuclear Medicine)
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, DC Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis caring for the whole personMedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. MedStar Georgetowns centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetowns healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. General Summaryof Position: The incumbent in this position performs a full range of molecular imaging procedures. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards. Qualifications: Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school of Nuclear Medicine Technology. As part of their education, candidates must also demonstrate competency in didactic coursework and specified list of clinical procedures by completing competency requirements established for the discipline in which they are seeking certification and registration.Must have or be eligible for certification in any of the following: (ARRT) NM American Registry for Radiologic Technologists, Nuclear Medicine, (NMTCB) CNMT Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or (ASCP) NM American Society of Clinical Pathologists Nuclear Medicine. The technologist must become CPR certified and must demonstrate competency. Associates must comply with the ARRT, CNMTCB, or ASCP Rules and Regulation and the ARRT Standards of Ethics. One year of hospital based experience is preferred. Must demonstrate the skills ability in operating molecular imaging equipment and the administration of radiopharmaceutical agents and non narcotic medication used for diagnostic imaging. Must have basic knowledge of nuclear medicine theory and techniques, radiation safety practices, good knowledge of specialized and complex Molecular Imaging procedures. Effective communication skills. About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.