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Nuclear Cardiology Technologist - UPMC East

  • Job ID: 743627143
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC East
  • Department: Noninvasive Cardiology
  • Location: 2775 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.42 to $35.30 / hour

Description

Whether you're looking for a collaborative team setting, a career path that can lead to leadership, or experience with an industry leader, our Nuclear Cardiology Technologist opportunity offers many ways for you to get involved! 

 

UPMC East is currently hiring a casual Nuclear Cardiology Technologist to work varied daylight hours Monday thru Saturday.

  

Purpose:


Performs imaging procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Competently performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for diagnostic purposes.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate instructions to patients in a clear and concise manner and explain procedures to help allay the patient's fears and solicit their cooperation.
  • Identifies all patients properly by using two patient identifiers and utilizes universal protocol when performing procedures. Reviews patient history and assesses physician orders, applying specific departmental protocols for optimal results in the acquisition of data. Documents patient history in electronic record as required.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Calculates, measures and records patient dose according to departmental policy and Radiation Safety Guidelines.
  • Maintains appropriate records of the receipt, use and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Performs all quality control checks on imaging and non-imaging equipment to ensure proper performance and functioning.
  • Competently performs nuclear cardiology exam at a high level of proficiency producing technically optimal results.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to interact with both patients and co-workers, while displaying a high level of caring, listening, dignity and respect. Able to work as team member within the department and all other departments to expedite patient care efficiently.

 

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology Program required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • ARRT Certificate OR Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification (NMTC)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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