Performs all Nuclear Medicine Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Cardiology procedures; Orders all radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with the RAM; Administers therapeutic amounts of radiopharmaceuticals; Performs quality control procedures as required by the Texas Department of Health; Maintains records of receipt, administration, and disposal of Radiopharmaceuticals; Performs area surveys and maintains all records as outlined in the Tie-Down Letters on file with the Texas Department of Health Responsible for interacting with hospital staff and/or nursing departments regarding patient care, concerns, and conflicts by identifying and assisting in the resolutions. Responsible and accountable for maintaining performance skills. Routinely works weekends, holidays, evenings, nights, overtime, and/or on an on-call/call-back status, when needed. (This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.)
BLOOD-BORNE PATOGENS EXPOSURE CATEGORY (OSHA)
Category I: Exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. __X__
Category II: Sometimes exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. ______
Category III: Not exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. ______
Graduate of an approved nuclear medicine technology program and certification through the ARRT or NMTCB (CNMT) required. One year nuclear medicine experience preferred
Current CPR certification
Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.
EDUCATION / LICENSURE:
Licensed as a Medical Radiologic Technologist(MRT) in the State of Texas (Texas Medical Board).
NMTCB and/or ARRT (in field of radiologic specialty) Certification
Must have and maintain current CPR certification, according to unit specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider's Program.