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Main Line Health, Inc. Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

Main Line Health is suburban Philadelphia's most comprehensive health care resource with over 11,000 employees, offering a full range of medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric and emergency services. Composed of five hospitals, a medical research institute, physician practices and other specialized facilities and services. Recognized as a Magnet system Main Line Health is committed to the highest standards of patient care, education and research.

Lankenau Medical Center, a 331-bed not-for-profit acute care teaching hospital and medical center, is conveniently located in Wynnewood, PA, just outside the western city limits of Philadelphia, on a magnificent 93-acre campus including its own farm. Lankenau has been recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals for excellence in patient outcomes, patient safety and patient satisfaction. U.S. News & World Report ranked Lankenau as one of the Top 5 hospitals in the Philadelphia region and one of the Top 10 hospitals in Pennsylvania. The Hospital has received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's highest award for recognizing excellence in nursing care.

Lankenau is a Level II Trauma Center and in 2013, opened the Heart Pavilion, a world-class facility for cardiac care. We have made it our mission to provide patients with a superior patient experience. This translates to the consistent delivery of safe, high quality clinical care in the absence of preventable harm.

Why Work at Lankenau Medical Center?

We are committed to providing exceptional care with empathy and compassion for people at all stages in life. Our Diversity, Respect and Inclusion Initiative celebrates our differences and our similarities. Ultimately, we want everyone to feel respected for who they are. Our physicians and employees speak highly of the work environment at Main Line Health. The hospital has been recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the top ten "Best Places to Work" in the Delaware Valley and also ranked among Modern Healthcare's top 100 places in the nation to work in healthcare. With a history spanning more than 150 years, it's one of the region's most honored and respected academic healthcare institutions.

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Responsibilities Include:

Lankenau Medical Center has an immediate need for a per diem Nuclear Medicine Technologist.

The Per diem, Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of Nuclear Medicine procedures. The Technologist exercises professional judgment in performance of services following established protocols and maintains a demeanor complimentary to MLH standards and medical ethics. The Technologist also provides appropriate care for all patient populations. This role demonstrates the ability to work independently in provision of services.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Performs Nuclear Medicine procedures.

  • Verifies patient's clinical history procedure, ensuring information is accurate, documented and available for use by a licensed practitioner.

  • Prepares patient for procedures; providing instructions to obtain desired results, gain cooperation, and minimize anxiety.

  • Actively participates in the identification of patients, confirming patient demographics, correct procedure, correct side and site, using active communication.

  • Selects and operates Nuclear Medicine equipment, imaging and associated accessories to successfully complete an examination.

  • Positions patient to best demonstrate anatomic area of interest, respecting the patient's ability and comfort.

  • Immobilizes patient as required for appropriate examination.

  • Determines applicable Nuclear Medicine protocol.

  • Applies principles of radiation protection to minimize exposure to patient, self and others and in accordance with MLH Imaging Gently program.

  • Determines pregnancy status as appropriate and follow procedures to limit gonadal exposure.

  • Evaluates images for technical quality, assuring proper identification are recorded and resolves PACS QA issues.

  • May inject contrast material if credentialed by Medical Director.

  • Applies principles of confidentiality (HIPAA) to all hospital and patient matters.

  • Documentation and reporting of adverse events, utilizing Patient Safety Network (PSN).

Primary Customers or Key Working Relationships:

Patients, patient families, medical staff Imaging staff, all staff members, external agencies, other affiliates, vendors

Qualifications:
1.Graduate of anapproved program.
2.Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists ARRT (R) or CNMT with one year of hire required.

Licensures & Certifications:

IV certification

BLS Certification by American Heart Association

Experience:

Minimum one year recent Nuclear Medicine experience preferred

We offer competitive compensation and outstanding comprehensive benefits including tuition reimbursement, 403B matching savings plan, a pension plan, and a generous paid time off program. To be considered, please apply online with your resume at https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers Enter Job ID 45891 Keyword search box.

Applicants must certify that they have not used tobacco products or nicotine in any form in the 90-days prior to submitting an application to Main Line Health. This will be verified during pre-employment testing. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please no agency calls.

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