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Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Facility/Region: Baylor Scott and White Hospital, College Station, TX
Department: -Nuclear Medicine
Shift/Status: -PRN (As needed)
JOB SUMMARY
The Nuclear Medicine Technologist, under general supervision of a Radiologist, performs nuclear medicine procedures on ambulatory and hospital patients as requested by a physician or other licensed provider for the diagnosis of disease and injury in accordance with established protocols.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE


  • Performs high quality nuclear medicine procedures, according to exam protocol, in a timely manner. Maintains production and quality of imaging procedures by following established standards and procedures.
  • Utilizes AIDET when communicating with patients to: identify patient service requirements, ensure correct exam is performed on the correct patient, and establish rapport with patients and others. Instructs and communicates with patients and their family regarding the test to be performed and assesses patient's ability to tolerate exam.
  • Prepares patient and area for procedure by positioning patient, adjusting immobilization devices, moving equipment into specified position and adjusting equipment controls to set exposure factors.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to safety requirements, infection-control, drug and radiation policies, protocols and techniques. Uses proper sterile techniques when setting up and performing invasive multimodality procedures and maintains hand hygiene requirements.
  • Maintains equipment and work area to meet quality and cleanliness standards. Works with engineers and physicists to ensure optimal operational capabilities of equipment. Reports issues to management or appropriate department. Assists in maintaining supplies inventory.
  • Ensures people are safe to enter the department by screening them according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Obtains, verifies and maintains all relevant documentation such as requisition/chart, patient history, pregnancy status and shielding precautions taken, consent forms, policies and procedures, etc.
  • Maintains medical imaging records in appropriate system and according to department policies and standards for interpretation in a timely manner.

    KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

    • Able to perform high quality multimodality procedures according to exam protocol in a timely manner.
    • Able to explain the procedure and put patients at ease.
    • Able to provide services in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner in compliance with established System and regulatory standards, policies and procedures.
    • Able to perform tasks exclusively without need for routine oversight.
    • Able to maintain a calm and helpful attitude, even under times of stress, and take appropriate and reasonable steps to resolve issues.
    • Able to effectively administer first aid and use emergency cart.
    • Able to ensure customer satisfaction by limiting wait times, providing courteous service, remaining professional, reviewing patient satisfaction scores and developing action plans when required.
    • Demonstrates and maintains current knowledge, continued education and skills appropriate care for the following age groups (specific to department): newborn, pediatric, young adult, adult and geriatric.
    • Able to serve as preceptor by providing quality training to new team members and on new services and initiatives.
    • Able to take call, if required.

      Why Baylor Scott & White Health
      -At Baylor Scott & White Health, we empower each other to create healthier communities and deliver safe and high-quality care across the -state of Texas. With more than -52 hospitals, 800 access points, a -quality -health plan and an -award-winning -research institute, you'll enjoy endless opportunities to make your mark on the future of healthcare. At Baylor Scott and White Health, you'll be joining a team that's committed to better. -Because better never settles. And neither should you. -
      As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health has the resources to offer a variety of career opportunities to meet your personal and professional goals. - -
      The Baylor Scott & White Health team challenges each other to innovate, to constantly raise the bar and to never settle. Every day, our diverse group of team members bring unique talents, a passion for innovation and a deep Commitment to those we serve. - - -
      Reasons to join the most rewarded healthcare system in Texas include:

      Flexible work scheduling
      Career advancement/ Leadership opportunities
      Relocation assistance
      Intraoperative- dedicated OR technologists
      Various shifts available for 8, 10 or 12 hours
      Enhanced shift differential pay
      Tuition: Fully funded bachelor's and master's degrees
      Competitive Wages and Incentives
      Growth Opportunities: Cross-training across modalities
      QUALIFICATIONS

      • EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
      • EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

        CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION

        • Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.
        • Medical Radiologic Tech (MRT): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT).
        • ARRT-N Nuclear Medicine Tech (ARRT-N), Cert Nuclear Med Tech (CNMT): Certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Nuclear Medicine - ARRT (N), or by the NMTCB (Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board) as a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT).
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Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, College Station , Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN, Healthcare , College Station, Texas

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