Nuclear Med Tech II Atrium Health MMP Part Time
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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 69733
Job Family: Radiology Services
Status: Part Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Tue-Fri 7 hr/day 10:30-18:00
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011040039382-PET Scanning
Knowledgeable and competent in the handling of positron emitting radiopharmaceuticals, computers, and scintillation detection equipment. Operates both Nuclear Medicine and PET equipment to obtain diagnostic images or measurements of pharmaceutical distribution in specified body areas.
- Administers diagnostic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under the supervision of a Radiopharmacist.
- Examines requests and verifies orders on each assigned patient. Refers and questions orders to the Radiologist before performing exam. Contacts ordering physician when there are discrepancies.
- Correlates other test results and laboratory data with exam being performed.
- Obtains medications, radiopharmaceuticals, or contrast materials as directed for administration by a licensed practitioner, authorized/certified technologist, or registered nurse.
- Operates dose calibrators, computers, lab equipment and survey meters.
- Verifies the correct patient by checking the patient's armband and validates proof of identity. Records medical history on requisitions.
- Records dose information, patient data, dates, views and other pertinent information on finished exams.
- Evaluates technical quality of images and consults with a Radiologist if needed. Recognizes abnormal anatomy and processes any additional, reconstructed images and/or measurements as instructed.
This position requires moderate to heavy physical efforts in lifting and moving patients, equipment and supplies up to 600 pounds with assistance. May be required to stretch, bend, twist, squat and kneel in performing Diagnostic procedures. Vision and hearing for distances of at least 20 feet is necessary. Able to carry weights of up to 25 pounds while moving film jackets, supplies or equipment to work areas. Significant walking will be required as approximately 50% of work time will be standing. 50% of work time will be operating computers, monitors, survey meters and other equipment requiring manual dexterity and use of the hands. Precision manual dexterity required for venipuncture and radiopharmaceutical administration.
Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required. Successful completion of AMA approved Nuclear Medicine Technology program required. Registered with NMTCB or ARRT (N) required. Nuclear Medicine Technology experience preferred. Proficiency in computer, radiation physics, and tomographic imaging highly preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.