Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN -AdventHealth Medical Group
Location Address: 1613 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth
Faith based & mission driven organization
Central Florida’s premier multi-specialty medical group
Comprehensive Employee Benefits such as Educational Reimbursement
CREATION Health employee wellness and lifestyle programs
Positive working climate to support a work life balance
Work Hours/Shift: Per Diem, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Checks patient’s chart, or outpatient prescription and department schedule, for physician procedure request.
Reviews physician’s procedure request with list of clinically valid indicators for the requested procedure to assure appropriate procedure has been ordered. Also, refers possible inappropriate requests to the radiologist to review.
Prepares radionuclide using sterile technique, carefully checking labels to assure correct isotope has been prepared prior to administering to the patient.
Administers radionuclide demonstrating good intravenous technique. Maintains IV access for patient comfort when multiple studies have been ordered.
Performs patient examination demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing. Acquires additional views when necessary to aid the radiologist or cardiologist in diagnosis of the exam.
Evaluates each film quality to assure good technical and diagnostic detail, repeating exam when necessary to assure the best study has been obtained for interpretation.
What You Will Need:
High School graduate or equivalent is required
State of Florida License - Nuclear Medicine is required
National Registry by Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) is required
BLS and ACLS certification is required
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Medicine
CT Cardiac Experience preferred
Experience in optical discs and a laser camera is preferred
Nuclear Registry and CT Certification preferred
ACLS within 90 days of hire or transfer in preferred
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist will administer radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the drug localize. Also explain test procedures to patients, prepare a dosage of the radiopharmaceutical and administer it. The technologist must adhere to safety standards that keep the radiation dose to workers and patient as low as reasonably possible. Perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in the utilization of radio-nuclides for diagnosis and treatment.
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