The Christ Hospital Health Network Nuclear Medicine Technologist in CINCINNATI, Ohio
This position will be located at The Christ Hospital, 2139 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, and will be scheduled approximately 24 hours per week.
Job Overview: The Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for performing all technical duties involving the use of imaging equipment and the administration of radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as prescribed by the Medical Director. . Prepares and administers Radiopharmaceuticals to the patient.
Performs appropriate radionuclide procedures on patients of varying ages as defined by the Medical Director.
Performs equipment Quality Control and reports problems to Clinical Engineering and the Supervisor while maintaining a radioactively safe environment.
Consistently demonstrates efficient documentation proficiency and maintains accurate tracking and charging of patients in EPIC.
Maintains records of radioisotope receipt, use, storage and disposal in accordance with State and Federal regulations.
Education: Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine school
Years of Experience: 1-2 years of experience preferred
Required Skills and Knowledge:
A full comprehension of Nuclear Medicine instrumentation, quality control, radionuclides, radiation safety, related human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, quality assurance, and regulatory requirements is essential.
The ability to safely compound and administer radiopharmaceuticals, perform intravenous injections, operate gamma cameras, diagnostic computers, dose calibrators, and survey meters is required.
Licenses & Certifications:
Current licensure with the State of Ohio and certification with either the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Nuclear Medicine (ARRT-N) or the Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (NMTCB) or eligible, with certification registry / registration within one year of graduation from approved, certified, accredited Nuclear Medicine program.