Seeking an ExceptionaLEE compassionate Lead Nuclear Med Tech in our expanding Gulfcoast Medical Center.
"Coordinates daily nuclear medicine department operations and workflow. Acts as a resource to all staff.
Accepts assigned duties such as developing work and on-call staffing schedules. Accepts ""in-charge"" responsibilities as appropriate. Exercises judgment to assess and respond to patient's needs prior to, during and after visit to the nuclear medicine department.
Provides for proper comfort, care, and safety of the patient prior to, during, and after procedures. Evaluates and maintains quality control program for instrumentation to insure its credibility and reliability. Utilizes appropriate technique to insure quality diagnostic images and/or laboratory results.
Involved in procurement, preparation, quality control, calculation, identification, documentation, administration, disposal, storage, and safe handling of radiopharmaceuticals. Assists the authorized users in the application and management of therapeutic radionuclide treatment. Educates the public, and uses techniques that will minimize radiation exposure to the patient, general public, and health care personnel consistent with the ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) concept.
Participates in performance improvement initiatives. Participates in staff/student orientation and training. May transport non-narcotic medications as directed. Required to participate in ""on-call"" rotation as determined by specific department needs."
Educational RequirementsDegree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferredand/orAdditional RequirementsGraduation from Accredited Nuclear Medicine Program or acceptable equivalent schooling
Experience RequirementsMinimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferredand/or2 YearsNuclear MedicineRequiredState of Florida Licensure RequirementsLicensesRequired/
Preferredand/orNuclear Medicine Technologist LicenseRequiredCertifications/Registration RequirementsCertificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferredand/orBLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required