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Nuclear Medicine Technologist II

Company: Eskenazi Health
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 333-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus including at a network of Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.*Job Role Summary*The Nuclear Medicine Technologist II operates all PET/CT, nuclear medicine imaging, and counting equipment in performing patient examinations and tests. This position reports to the Nuclear Medicine Supervisor and the Radiology Manager.*Essential Functions and Responsibilities** Operates all PET/CT, nuclear medicine imaging, and counting equipment in performing patient examinations and tests* Produces optimal, diagnostic information for the Radiologist to use in diagnosing patient illness* Performs all routine PET/CT procedures and nuclear medicine organ imaging procedures, patient injections, function studies, and in-vitro procedures* Competently Operates PET/CT scanner, gamma scintillation cameras, dose calibrators, automatic gamma scintillation counter, radiation monitoring devices, computer, programmable calculators, and other specialized instruments in department* Prepares radiopharmaceuticals by acceptable sterile techniques following all regulations for handling of radioactive materials* Shares responsibility of record keeping for all patients, studies, radiopharmaceutical preparation, and patient prescriptions* Trains and precepts students and/or new employees* Participates in the technologists call schedule* Must remain in compliance with all accreditations including but not limited to: American College of Radiology, Indiana State Department of Health and The Joint Commission education, license and certification requirements.*Job Requirements*Associates degree in Physical Sciences or Nuclear Medicine Technology and successful completion of an AMA-approved nuclear medicine training program required; Bachelors degree preferred.* NMTCB certification or ARRT(N) certification* ARRT(CT) or NMTCB (CT) Certification or eligibility to obtain certification within six (6) months* Dual certification in Nuclear Medicine and CT* Current CPR BLS certification* ISDH licensure required* 1+ year of Nuclear Medicine PET/CT imaging experience preferred*Knowledge, Skills & Abilities** Knowledge of radioisotopes, radiopharmaceuticals and imaging procedures* Knowledge of equipment operation, anatomy, and physiology as they relate to nuclear medicine* Knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served; ability to use age-appropriate communication skills* Knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span; ability to assess data and interpret information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs* Skills in math and basic statistics required to calculate dosages and conduct research studiesJob Type: Full-timeSchedule:* Day shiftWork Location: In personby Jobble

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