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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18597

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Using independent judgment, perform a variety of procedures utilizing nuclear medicine equipment.  Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values.

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

  1. Perform a variety of nuclear medicine imaging and therapeutic procedures on patients of all ages, according to established standards, policies, protocols and guidelines.
    • Advanced procedures including
    • Prostascint
    • Octreoscan
    • Shunt patency exams
    • Brain death studies
    • Therapeutic administrations including
    • Inpatient and Outpatient 131I ablations
    • Strotium/Smarium
    • Xofigo
    • SPECT/CT Imaging
    • Attenuation Correction and diagnostic quality studies
    • Oral and IV contrasted studies
  1. Maintain technical skills relating to imaging factors.
  1. Maintain an excellent guest relations rapport with patients, visitors, Physicians and fellow employees.
  1. Maintain skills in performing emergency and routine patient care as required.
  1. Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values:
    • SAFETY: Prevent Harm – I put safety first in everything I do.  I take action to ensure the safety of others.
    • COURTESY: Serve Others – I treat others with dignity and respect.  I project a professional image and positive attitude.
    • QUALITY: Improve Outcomes – I continually advance my knowledge, skills and performance.  I work with others to achieve superior results.
    • EFFICIENCY: Reduce Waste – I use time and resources wisely.  I prevent defects and delays.
  1. Maintain technical skill with the performance of bariatric imaging to include operation of bariatric patient transfer devices.
  1. Maintain technical skills with the performance of imaging of ICU patients.
  1. Take call as required to assigned section of department.
  1. Utilize proper infection control practices per the department procedure manual.
  1. Monitor the condition of equipment and supplies to ensure safe and efficient operations of the department.
  1. Ensure proper recording and transmission of patient information.
  1. Comply with department procedure regarding employee / patient incident reports.
  1. Participate in continuing education and maintain knowledge of current and new technology.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Registered nuclear medicine technologist, ARRT-R or NMTCB, in good standing or registry eligible. The maximum allowable time to practice in a “registration pending” status is three months.
  • Active license required from the Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety in nuclear medicine.
  • Maintain BLS CPR certification.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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

Robert Saunders

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