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NUCLEAR MED TECHNOLOGIST LEAD

Department Name NUCLEAR MEDICINE Job Description POSITION SUMMARYNonexempt (Hourly - Eligible for overtime) To perform technical examinations and procedures according to specialty.
To direct and lead department functional activities and assignments of technical staff to accomplish daily workload.
To ensure service development, personnel management and resource allocation and control in order to support and enhance patient care.
To lead the service provided within that modality and regularly provide patient care in that modality.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSPreferred to be American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) registered and Nuclear Medicine Technology (N) credential with two (2) years of related experience or must be Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) certified with two (2) years of related experience.
Work experience may substitute for minimum education requirement.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLSExplains nature of test to patients to allay fears and anxieties associated with equipment and procedures.
Follows recommended guidelines of the nuclear regulatory commission (NRC) A.
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Keeps records of tests conducted, test results, use, and disposition of isotopes.
Operates gamma camera and related computers.
Prepares radioactive isotopes for administration to patients.
Schedules staff according to patient volume to ensure productivity targets are met.
Engages staff in all quality assurance initiatives throughout the department to ensure compliance.
Observes strict precautions in handling isotopes to safeguard against overexposure to radiation.
Interviews prospective employees and recommends for hire.
Recommends disciplinary action for current employees when needed.
Other Requirements CONTACTSAdult:
28 years and 1 day - 60 years Young Adult:
18 years and 1 day - 28 years Toddler:
1 year and 1 day - 3 years Preschool:
3 years and 1 day - 5 years Geriatric:
60 years and 1 day or older Adolescent:
12 years and 1 day - 18 years School:
5 years and 1 day - 12 years Neonate:
Birth - 1 yearPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTCarry/Lift Body Fluid Exposure:
Yes Carry/Lift >100 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Kneel Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time Twist Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Carry/Lift > 100 lbs.
Occasionally, up to 20% of the time Carry/Lift SUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIESNo fiscal responsibility.
The number of direct and indirect reports varies by location.
Preferred Qualifications LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONSCurrent Nuclear Medicine Technology credential from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (N)(ARRT) or current Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) certification required.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIESInterpersonal skills Written and verbal communication skills Ability to problem-solve Analytical skills Process improvement and quality skills Knowledge and experience in healthcare Knowledge of diagnostic radiology procedures and operation/maintenance of radiology equipment Prioritization skills Ability to multi-taskRequisition Comments I am not sure why this says "License/Certifications Required - NO".
This position requires NMTCB registry for Nuclear Medicine.
Position Status Regular Shift Days Hours of Work M-F 8:
00am - 4:
30pm (Hours will vary based on patient schedule); Position requires period of on-call rotation.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hours Per Week 40 Location Shelby Baptist Medical Center Address Line 1 Box 488 Address Line 2 1000 1st Street N State Alabama City Alabaster Zip Code 35007 Auto req ID 1867BR Removal Date 10-Apr-2015

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