Under the general supervision of the Nuclear Medicine Team Leader, performs a variety of routine and advanced clinical diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures at an intermediate to beginning specialist skills and knowledge level.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1 Performs diagnostic and therapeutic Nuclear Medicine procedures. Prepares radiopharmaceuticals for administration to patients. Determines appropriate dosage required based on study to be performed.
2 Obtains patient history, reviews patient condition and administers accurate radiopharmaceutical dosage following established departmental procedures. Monitors patient during procedure and reports any unusual occurrences to appropriate personnel.
3 Introduces and demonstrates new techniques, equipment, and research findings to staff.
4 Checks equipment, supplies and accessories on a regular basis.
5 Develops film including evaluating film for technical quality.
6 Schedules cases to coordinate with other patient examinations.
7 Positions and transfers patients safely and comfortably and explains basic procedure.
8 Immobilizes patients as necessary and practices radiation safety procedures.
9 Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
Nuclear Medicine Technologist certification required
BLS Certification Required
2 - 3 years experience required
Wellspan Health System