Job Description

Job Title: Lead Nuclear Medicine Tech
Job ID: 702330
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Varied Mon - Fri, Weekend & holiday call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Horizon
Department: Nuclear Medicine
Location: 110 North Main Street, Greenville PA 16125

Description

Grow with UPMC Imaging Services! Our new career ladder was created to help you grow professionally with opportunities to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint!

Purpose:
In addition to performing imaging procedures at an advanced level, coordinates workflow, assists with projects and coordinates educational activities. Functions as a working technologist and distributes workload to ensure efficient operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs all responsibilities of Level II Advanced Nuclear Medicine tech including: Maintains proper records of radiopharmaceuticals and calculates, measures and records patient dose. Performs all quality control checks on imaging and non-imaging equipment. Properly identifies all patients and provides instructions for exams. Competently performs all nuclear medicine exams and codes and tracks exams in RIS.
  • Interacts with patients and co-workers by displaying the values of caring, listening, dignity and respect.
  • Leads orientation and education for new hires, students and other medical personnel; ensures competencies are completed in the required time frame.  
  • Responsible for offering remediation with technologists when necessary
  • Assists with quality assurance projects and assists in the development of exam protocols alongside of or in place of advanced technologists and communicates results back to departmental leadership. Collaborates with research projects as needed.
  • Coordinates daily workflow and schedule of the department while maintaining staffing levels based on, but not limited to, call offs, vacations, patient volumes, and training needs.
  • Assists in talent acquisition interviews for successful recruitment of technologist candidates and provides feedback for annual performance reviews.
  • Assumes the leadership role in the absence of the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology Program required.  
  • 3 Years nuclear medicine experience required. 
  • Must have obtained a performance review rating of strong/solid/good on most recent performance review to be eligible for promotion.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • ARRT(N) or CNMT registry required. 
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • American Registered Radiologic Technologists
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Nuclear Medical Technologist Certification

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $22.93 to $35.43

Union Position: No

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

QUALITY & SAFETY
DIGNITY & RESPECT
CARING & LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.



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