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NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS

Company: Meadville Medical Center
Location: Meadville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

$5,000 SIGN ON BONUSSUMMARYThe technologist will serve as a primary member of the Radiology Patient Care Team. He/she will maintain a comprehensive understanding of the program. The tech is responsible for all diagnostic nuclear equipment operation and calibration processes. The technologist must perform all diagnostic procedures. The technologist must be able to operate all technical equipment in order to produce diagnostic scintigraphs for the radiologists' interpretation. The technologist must be able to perform all routine and emergency nuclear medicine exams and or processing of scans.JOB DUTIESIn the absence of supervisors, demonstrates ability to function with a degree of autonomy as to continue routine patient care.Maintains current on all diagnostic nuclear medicine equipment.Displays ability to perform all diagnostic procedures within Nuclear Medicine department.Exhibits strong knowledge of departmental function and operation.Explains procedure to patient before starting exam.Prepares and positions patients correctly for specific examinations.Reads orders and the suspected pathology to make sure the correct tests are performed.Accurately produces quality images.Maintains skills in the treatment and care for patients from newborn to geriatrics and understands techniques for different ages.Maintains equipment in a clean and safe manner.Consults with the radiation safety officer regarding radiation safety issues.Demonstrates adherence to radiation safety policies and procedures in daily practice.Is knowledgeable of Radiology's chain of command and demonstrates adherence to it.Performs all other duties and tasks as assigned by radiology manager, radiology lead technologist and or lead Nuclear Medicine technologist.AGE/DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC COMPETENCIESNone SpecifiedSPECIFIC JOB DEMANDSStrength: Medium Work - Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling 20 - 50 Lbs. occasionally, 10 - 25 Lbs. frequently or up to 10 Lbs. constantly.Stooping: Occasionally - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.Reaching: Frequently - Extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.Handling: Frequently - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand, such as to turn a switch or shift automobile gears.Fingering: Frequently - Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.Feeling: Frequently - Noting attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.Talking: Frequently - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.Hearing: Frequently - Perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.Near Acuity: Frequently - Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.Accommodation: Occasionally - Adjustment of lens of eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This factor is required when doing near point work at varying distances from the eye.Color Vision: Frequently - Ability to identify and distinguish colors.MINIMUM EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREDProfessional knowledge of Nuclear Medicine and practice at a level normally acquired through the completion of an accredited school of Nuclear Medicine Technology.Must be a registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist or registry eligible and pass the registry within one year of hire.Cannot be on probation from the ARRT more than once.BLS required.WORKING CONDITIONSNormal environment with little exposure to noise, dust or temperature changes. A large part of work time is standing or walking.Regularly handles light to heavy weight and move or lift patients.Intermittent exposure to unpleasant physical conditions.May be exposed to potential hazards such as electrical and radiant energy. May also be exposed to chemical wastes, body wastes, fluids and other possible infectious material.May be scheduled overtime, weekend and/or holiday hours.Must be able to rotate shifts and weekends and take call as needed.DISCLOSUREMMC commits to review, under the intent of this standard, and in coordination with medical professional opinion's and physical demands job analysis performed by certified professionals, an individual's ability to be reasonably accommodated within the role they are responsible and qualified to perform.MMC is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") and providing equal opportunity employment for qualified persons with disabilities. All employment practices and activities are conducted on a nondiscriminatory basis. Meadville Medical Center will follow any state or local law that provides individuals with disabilities greater protection that the ADA.Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific tasks does not exclude them from the position if the task is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position, or is imperative for patient care and to meet emergency situations.

Keywords: Meadville Medical Center, Erie , NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS, Healthcare , Meadville, Pennsylvania

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