Nuclear Technologist

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Closes
Jun 22, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Performs clinical diagnostic Nuclear Medicine testing. Performs other duties related to Nuclear Medicine. Qualifications EDUCATION: Registered in Nuclear Medicine Technology by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. EXPERIENCE: No experience required. LICENSE/CERT/REG: Nuclear Medicine Technologist license in the State of Maryland. CPR certification. SKILLS: Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Administers radio pharmaceuticals and observes patient during procedure. Reports any unusual occurrences to appropriate personnel. Assists in the development of Nuclear Medicine protocols, procedures, and ongoing performance improvement programs. Assists physician with therapy procedures. Calculates, orders, prepares, and measures radio pharmaceuticals/kits. Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations. Generates film or computer image and evaluates film for technical quality. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work areas. Reports any unsafe or potentially unsafe conditions. Maintains safe radiation practices and completes all documentation as mandated by department, organization, or regulatory body in relation to use of radioactive materials. Maintains documentation regarding receipt of radio pharmaceuticals, dosage, quality control, radioactive source storage, and disposal of radio pharmaceuticals/ radioactive materials. Obtains blood and urine specimens for the performance and computation of invitro tests. Operates Nuclear Medicine and other departmental equipment and performs quality control and preventive maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis. Contacts outside service for major malfunctions. Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service improvement teams. Participates in supply/equipment maintenance, clinical research projects, and educational program and affiliations. Performs other duties as assigned. Prepares patients, obtains patient history, and performs Nuclear Medicine exams. 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.

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