Job Summary: Under general supervision, operates Nuclear Medicine equipment to obtain diagnostic studies using radioactive isotopes.
Positions patients, assists physicians and provides for patient and staff radiation safety. Maintains and updates the Radioactive
Materials License and follows all procedures set forth in the license.
Performs nuclear medicine procedures on patient based on department policy and procedures
Calculates and selects proper isotopes for procedure requested based on patients age and physical condition
Positions patients properly in order to obtain required procedures, results according to policy and procedures and physician specifications
Assists with performing and monitoring of treadmill procedures as required for Nuclear Medicine procedure
Assists with orientation/training or other tasks involving the efficient functions of the Department of Radiology.
Greets and prepares patient for procedure
Greets and introduces themselves to the patient
Verifies proper identification of patient
Instructs patient on procedure to be performed in easy to understand terms
Actively listens to patient and answers appropriate questions with a positive and professional response
Identifies patients with special needs and provides appropriate assistance
Performs quality control on equipment and documentation as required
Maintains QC records and arranges maintenance as needed
Ensures radiation safety of patients and staff by proper use of shielding as required by Title 17
Completes examination , consultation and billing procedures as required
Required: High School Diploma or equivalents; Graduate of a Nuclear Medicine from an accredited program and ability to perform venipuncture.
School of Nuclear Medicine.