Overview: Fighting cancer takes great strength and courage. It also takes an exceptional team of PET Technologists working alongside our physicians to provide support and be a part of our patient's experience in our clinics. We are looking for a dynamic, patient-centered PET Technologist to join our exceptional team.
If you like multi-tasking and being that friendly face to patients before they meet with their doctor, we want you to join our team.
This is a PRN position with no guarantee of hours and requires travel throughout the Tucson area. This position allows for mileage reimbursement and lodging for multiple consecutive work days for those traveling from out of town.
About Us: Our mission is to increase access to and advance the delivery of high-quality cancer care in America. As part of US Oncology, one of the nation's largest health care services networks dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment and research, we can quickly bring the latest advances in cancer care to our patients. Most importantly, we understand the special needs of cancer patients, and are devoted to caring for the whole person, not just the disease. Our physicians and staff treat patients in over 28 locations throughout the state including Deer Valley, Flagstaff, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Tucson.
Benefits: We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Critical Care Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Spending Account, Legal Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medical Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, and Vision Insurance.
To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care. Responsibilities: In your job, you will have the ability to make a difference in a patient's journey by:
Perform diagnostic PET imaging procedures and related functions to include injection of radio- pharmaceutical and/or IV contrast, the administration of oral contrast, protocol setup, patient positioning, reconstruction and filming of images, network image transfers, and archiving of image data.
Application and understanding of the contraindications associated with the administration of IV contrast; recognizing adverse reactions and proper protocols to follow in the event of an adverse reaction.
Assist in procedure scheduling and related front office functions to ensure smooth work-flow and development of teaching and educational information.
Provide protection for patient and self in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Responsible for patient data and films including printing, archiving, retrieval, network data transfers, tracking and logging of loaned films and requested outside films.
Provide protection for patients and staff in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Conduct daily quality control measures to monitor scanner performance and take appropriate action if indicated.
Maintain confidentiality of all protected health information for patients and staff.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
Associates or bachelor's degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology from an AMA accredited program.
Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in Nuclear Medicine.
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT) and/or Registered Radiologic Technologist ARRT(N) certification and state licensure.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or ability to obtain within three (3) months of hire.
What You Bring to the Team:
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Commitment to quality and safety standards.
The desire to work in a collaborative environment.
Previous PET experience preferred.
The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Masks are required in all Arizona Oncology facilities regardless of vaccination status. Candidates who accept employment including current employees who are applying for internal positions, are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to their start date. Religious and medical exemptions are available to those who meet the criteria.