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Nuclear Medicine Technician

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Nuclear Medicine TechnicianResponsible for performing all Nuclear Medicine procedures in a timely manner. Performs procedures according to physician's orders in the patient's chart or per prescription on outpatients. As a member of the care team, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for working collaboratively with other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of patient care. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.Qualifications/Experience:Education: Graduate from an accredited nuclear medicine program.Licensure/Certification: Current American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) nuclear medicine and /or NuclearMedicine TechnologistCertification Board (NMTCB) certification. Current BLS certification required. ACLS certification also preferred.At least 1 year of experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist preferred.Essential Functions:Performs nuclear medicine procedures in a timely manner; documents required information and communicates to primary physician and direct care staff pertinent informationPerforms stress testing procedures in a timely manner under the direction of a physician: operates the treadmill and monitor and prepares findings for physician interpretation.Coordinates and assists in the care of patients assigned, in collaboration with other nuclear medicine technologists, physicians, nurses and health staffEvaluates patient condition in order to adequately perform nuclear medicine examsInforms and explains procedure to be performed to patients, and what is expected in terms of his/her cooperationProvides comprehensive direct patient care and assures a safe and comforting environmentConsults with other staff as necessary to meet the needs of the patient and familyAssures that the necessary clinical equipment and supplies are available and are safely utilizedPossesses the knowledge of growth and development of patients across the life span (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric). Performs Point of Care procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and procedure. Documents required information and complies with all Point of Care quality control standards.Competitive Pay. Full Suite of Benefits.Bakersfield Heart Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our team members and patients. Therefore, we require that all team members receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October - March each year), etc. as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Keywords: Surgery Partners, Bakersfield , Nuclear Medicine Technician, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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