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Nuclear Med Technologist

Location: Sharon, Connecticut US

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Requisition Number: 12653

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

Job Description:

Receives, handles, stores, calibrates, prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients under the direct supervision of a Radiologist.

Follows established medication safety procedures.

Demonstrates the ability to organize patient care and set priorities by providing critical care first and by implementing the physicians order.

Reviews consultation request, checking for special instructions from requesting physicians consulting with radiologist as necessary.

Obtains patient history and clinical data for correlation with scans.

Demonstrates a complete knowledge of all equipment located within the Nuclear Medicine including PACS, Meditech and Syntrac.

Calibrates equipment, performs and documents QC according to department protocol: recognizes and takes appropriate action for abnormal results. Reports atypical variations to radiology director, medical physicist or maintenance.

Performs routine and emergent nuclear imaging and therapeutic procedures.

Applies knowledge of department, NRC, state of CT regulations and radiation safety principles to ensure patient and staff safety.

Maintains computerized patient and departmental records, ensuring archive integrity, billing accuracy and isotope tracking.

Adheres to radiation safety techniques and policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials.

Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient.

Provides patient and family education related to nuclear imaging.

Regulatory Requirements:

AS or BS degree preferred.

Graduation from approved school of Nuclear Medicine.

Certified by the ARRT or registered by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board.

Current BCLS certification

Location: Sharon-Sharon Hospital 50 Hospital Hill Road

Work Type: Part-Time

Standard Hours: 32.00

FTE: 0.800000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: Variable

Org Unit: 1359

Department: Nuclear Medicine

Exempt: No

Grade: S12

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Sharon

State: Connecticut

Community / Marketing Title: Nuclear Med Technologist

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Sharon, Connecticut US

Job Number: 39433