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NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST III

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18229

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Using independent judgment, perform a variety of procedures utilizing nuclear medicine equipment and Hybrid PET/CT scanner. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

Perform a variety of nuclear medicine imaging, Hybrid PET/CT imaging and therapeutic procedures on patients of all ages, according to established standards, policies, protocols and guidelines.

  • Advanced procedures including
  • PET/CT exams
  • Shunt patency exams
  • Brain death studies
  • Octreoscan

Therapeutic administrations including

  • Inpatient and Outpatient 131I ablations
  • Strontium/Samarium
  • Xofigo
  • SPECT/CT Imaging
  • Attenuation Correction and diagnostic quality studies
  • Oral and IV contrasted studies 

Maintain technical skills relating to imaging factors.

Maintain an excellent guest relations rapport with patients, visitors, Physicians and fellow employees.

Maintain skills in performing emergency and routine patient care as required.

Maintain technical skills with the performance of bariatric imaging to include the operation of bariatric patient transfer devices.

Maintain technical skills with the performance of imaging of ICU patients.

Utilize proper infection control practices per the department procedure manual.

Monitor the condition of equipment and supplies to ensure safe and efficient operations of the department.

Ensure proper recording and transmission of patient information.

Comply with department procedure regarding employee / patient incident reports.

Participate in continuing education and maintain knowledge of current and new technology.

Perform quality control procedures in accordance with manufacture guidelines on all Nuclear Medicine imaging equipment.

Successfully perform biweekly Normalization of PET/CT scanner and keep proper records of   Remove this requirement is obsolete.

Capable of modifying existing protocols and building new protocols for the PET/CT scanner.

Capable of resolving camera issues-calling support, rescheduling patients, rearranging the schedule, and able to assist field engineers when needed.

Monitor Preventative Maintenance of both scanner and contrast injector.

Maintain proper safety measures in handling of all radiopharmaceuticals and employee radiation exposure dosage.

Capable of working independently and provide guidance to Level I & II Technologists. Assist with the instruction of radiography students and new employees.

Participate in flexible work hours that coincide with workload demands, overtime required when necessary.

Take call as required to assigned area of department.

Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Registered nuclear medicine technologist, ARRT-N or NMTCB certificate required.
  • Obtain PET technologist, NMTCB certificate, within 18 months.
  • Active license required from the Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety in nuclear medicine.
  • Maintain BLS CPR Certification.
  • Maintain PET Certification, after acquiring.

Experience:

  • 2 years nuclear medicine experience required, including 1 year as Nuclear Medicine Tech II.
  • 700 hours experience on hybrid PET/CT scanner required.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and guest relations skills required.
Springfield, IL

Robert Saunders

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