Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Needham

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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Job Summary: Essential Responsibilities:
  • Follows departmental guidelines and protocols in performance of all procedures in nuclear medicine, to include all infection control policies.
  • Follows departmental guidelines and protocols in scheduling and documentation of exams and maintaining accurate and complete records relative to the examinations performed.
  • Surveys and documents all radioactive doses received by the department daily.
  • Keeps accurate records of all isotopes, surveys, and radiation disposal, etc. as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Performs quality control on all equipment according to standard procedure.
  • Required Qualifications:
  • Vocational or Technical training in Post high school approved training program in radiologic Nuclear Medicine required. Associate's degree preferred.
  • License American Registry of Rad Tech required., and Registration Nuclear Med Tech Certification required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required., and ARRT certification in Nuclear Medicine and Massachusetts license or equivalent required
  • 0-1 years related work experience required.
  • Work requires knowledge of radiologic procedures and equipment operation of a year post high school approved training program in radiologic Nuclear Medicine technique and theory.
  • Must have computer and PACS knowledge and background. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • IV certification required.
  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
  • Competencies:
  • Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.
  • Decision Making:
  • Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
  • Problem Solving:
  • Independence of Action: Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.
  • Independence of Action:
  • Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.
  • Written Communications:
  • Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
  • Oral Communications:
  • Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
  • Knowledge:
  • Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.
  • Team Work:
  • Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Customer Service: Age based Competencies:
    Associated topics: ascp, blood collection, lab, mlt, pathology, sample collection, technician, technician i, technician iii, testing
    Associated topics: medical, medical lab science, medical laboratory science, mlt, molecular, services, surgical technologist, technician lab, technician laboratory, technologist

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