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Nuclear Medicine Technologist LMH

Location: Lockport, NY, United States

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Job Description

Facility: Lockport Memorial Hospital

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Per Diem FTE: 0.100000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days with Call Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Hours: 7-3p, 8-4p, 10-6p on call, holiday and weekend rotation required may rotate to offsite locations

Summary:

The practice of nuclear medicine technology encompasses multi-disciplinary skill, which use rapidly evolving instrumentation, radiopharmaceuticals and techniques. The responsibilities of the Nuclear Medicine Technologist include an empathetic and instructional approach to patient care; the preparation, calibration and administration of radiopharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals; the performance of quality control procedures; and the operation of imaging, laboratory and computer instrumentation. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation as appropriate to the ages of the patients served, based on the area of clinical practice.

Position may include multisite rotations

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION

  • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Accredited Nuclear Medicine program required
  • Radiologic Technology Licensure by the State of New York Department of Health in Nuclear Medicine required or in the absence of a qualified internal candidate, applicants may be selected who have a temporary permit by NYS in Nuclear Medicine
  • Certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) in Nuclear Medicine Technology within 6 months of hire.
  • BLS certified

EXPERIENCE

  • Previous clinical experience in Nuclear Medicine required
  • Three (3) years in Nuclear Medicine preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Answers telephones
  • Compile statistics
  • Maintain filing system
  • Maintain logs
  • Schedule appointments
  • Computer
  • Computer Peripheral Equipment
  • Diagnostic equipment
  • Fax

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases
  • Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
  • Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards
  • May be exposed to biohazardous, radioactive substances
  • Exposed to odorous chemical and specimens
  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements
  • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
  • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
  • Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
  • Required Protective Equipment
  • Gown
  • Mask
  • Non-sterile and/or sterile medical gloves

VACCINE REQUIREMENTS

  • Effective January 1st 2022, you must be fully vaccinated with an FDA COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof of your vaccination status as part of your new employee pre-boarding. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement may be granted for medical reasons.
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