Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Mercy Health Lima , OH 45801

Posted 4 months ago

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health!

This is what we were meant to do

  • Together!

Summary

Perform the duties of an Nuclear Medicine Technologist in routine and non-routine exams. Document appropriate information in

accordance with ODH regulations. Assist radiologist/physicians, be able to perform basic nursing skills and assist with clerical

functions as needed. Maintain a positive service attitude to customers when performing all duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1.Responsible for knowing all policies, procedures and protocols of the NM Dept. and the policies and procedures of Radiology. Attending mandatory yearly in-services. Assume responsibility for maintaining registry. Be able to critique and produce images for optimal diagnostic interpretation by the radiologist.
2.Be proficient in the use of all NM machines at SRMC and assume On Call responsibilities as needed.

Maintain equipment in clean working condition. Document, report and follow through with maintenance, malfunctions and safety of

the equipment.

Know where all equipment and supplies are.

Perform the State of Ohio and/or NRC mandated testing, laws , documentations and QI functions as required.
3.Be proficient in sterile technique and starting IVs. Prepare rooms, sterile instruments, equipment, and supplies as needed.

Assisting radiologist in exams as needed.
4.PT. Check all arm bands when applicable, use two patient identifiers (Red Rules) for patient identification prior to exam.

Pt education of procedures and obtaining consents as needed to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension.

Perform proper documentation for education and pt history's.

Perform pt assessment ( awareness and comprehension ) before and after exam as well as pt. observation during the exam.

Documentation of significant conditions changes and /or reactions.

Notify manager/physician/nurse of patient's condition and reaction to drugs with follow through as needed as well as documentation. Maintain pt comfort and respond to their needs.
5.Safety. Keep safety of patient and other personnel number one.

Follow all radiation safety procedures for self, patient and others.

Wear body and ring radiation badges at all times at work - leaving them in the department at the end of shift.

Be aware of and follow isolation protocols.

Respond to life saving situations based on radiology standards, policies, procedures and protocols.
6.Team. Be professional and courteous to all.

Keep peers informed as needed during shift and at shift change.

Perform support duties -- answering phones, transporting patients, stocking supplies and linen, as well as cleaning rooms , TAT,

etc.

Maintain good working relationships with all radiologists, physicians and contacts within and outside the department..

Be flexible in covering different procedures, in working different hours and shifts to provide appropriate coverage. (Working over

when needed.)

Participate in continuing education sessions related to department functions.

Participate in department quality improvement activities.

Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Assist in mentoring of training and orientation of new employees and students in respective section.
7.Confidentiality. Maintain patient's confidentiality at all times -- patient data, including medical history and diagnosis.

Responsible for safeguarding sensitive internal information, whether written or verbal.
8.RIS. Thoroughly understand and operate the Radiology Information System as it pertains to your job functions.

Trouble shoot computer hardware problems and report unresolved problems to the R.I.S. coordinator.

Qualifications:

Registered NMTCB or ARRT (N).

Licensed in the State of Ohio.

CPR Certification

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And a lot more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
0.01

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons (United States of America)

Department:

Nuclear Medicine

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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