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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a per diem Nuclear Lab Technologist, based in Huntington, Long Island. This per diem role is expected to work on Thursdays, 11am-7pm.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for performing medically prescribed nuclear medicine procedures; maintaining departmental standards in accordance with Policies and Procedures, and up-to-date knowledge on new techniques and procedures. This position works under limited supervision independently performing Nuclear Medicine testing. Work situations require a service-oriented individual. Procedures performed require independent judgement, initiative, ingenuity, and strict adherence to radiation safety management guidelines.
Operates hospital and radiology information systems as they relate to nuclear medicine. Demonstrates knowledge of the hospital and radiology information systems as they relate to radiology. Selects appropriate patient information from HIS/RIS system in accordance with HIPPA regulations. Accesses patient information; schedules exams; appointment times; type of exam, patient reports, etc Follows departmental HIS/RIS system procedures and protocol to ensure orders are verified and processed to correctly.
Effectively assesses patients information and status, and follows appropriate procedure(s) accordingly. Uses standard procedures to identify the correct patient. Reviews patients requisition and understands the type of exam required by each requisition and confers with medical staff regarding clarification when necessary.
Follows accepted radiologic procedures and uses medical information to determine type of protocol required for radiographic examination. Consults policy and procedure manuals and/or other reference materials as necessary to ensure actions conform to established protocols. Follows special instructions indicated on radiographic requisition. Recognizes need for and follows isolation precautions.
Independently implements patient procedures in accordance with departmental protocols and standards. Explains the procedure and equipment to the patient clearly. Solves problems that arise during patient examinations using both technical knowledge and innovation. Alters examination to maximize information in response to patients condition. Confers with other technologists concerning previous approaches utilized.
Demonstrates skill in equipment set-up, utilization and proper maintenance procedure. Performs visual and manual quality control checks of Nuclear Medicine equipment including monitors used for routine dictation/reading of clinical images. Uses imaging and peripheral equipment, in a safe and productive manner in accordance with prescribed hospital, departmental and manufacturers procedures. Observes and reports any malfunctioning of the equipment and notifies appropriate persons in case of missing or damaged equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology . Completion of a Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) recognized nuclear medicine technology program. Certification/registration in Nuclear Medicine (or eligibility) by either the: Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) ; The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in nuclear medicine technology.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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