• Nuclear Medicine Technologist

    Job Locations US-ME-Brunswick
    Job ID
    2018-2590
    Job Type
    Per Diem
    Category
    Other Clinical
    Shift
    1
    Hours per Week
    varies
  • Overview

    The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for preparing, setting up, and operating all NM cameras and equipment in order to perform NM procedures to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. He/she promotes patient safety, verifies identification prior to exam, verifies patient physician(s), assists Radiologists in procedures, and ensures files are archived to PACS and completed properly in CPSI. The technologist is also responsible for keeping abreast of all new procedures in the NM department.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform medically indicated NM studies, ordered by a licensed physician or their designated health care provider and Radiologist direction/protocol.
    • Confirm physician’s orders for appropriate and accurate information prior to performing exam.
    • Explain to patient the procedure being performed and patient requirements.
    • Exercise proper use of infection prevention, sterile technique, patient safety, ALARA, code cart and C.P.R.
    • Maintains proper patient procedure and positioning; may need the use of immobilization devices to eliminate risk of movement/motion.
    • Monitor patient condition during exam; notify radiology nurse and/or radiologist when patient condition warrants.
    • Obtain complete clinical history to assist radiologist’s diagnosis.
    • Assist Radiologist as needed.
    • Assist in the transport of patients.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned by the lead technologist, department coordinator and/or director.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an approved Nuclear Medicine program.
    • 1 year experience in Nuclear Medicine preferred.
    • Current registration by the NMTCB or ARRT.
    • Current license by State of Maine.
    • Active BLS certification.
    • Basic IV skills.
    • Valid Maine Driver’s license.
    • Active telephone.

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