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Nuclear Cardiology Technologist - UPMC McKeesport

Description

Are you a Nuclear Cardiology Technologist who is interested in working at a world-renowned medical center with an up-beat environment?  Are you looking for a meaningful career with endless opportunities?  Do you enjoy working hands on with patients, their families, and a supportive team to provide excellent patient care? If so, you might be a great fit for a role at UPMC!  We invite you to explore our opportunities today.

UPMC McKeesport is currently hiring a flex, fulltime Nuclear Cardiology Technologist to mainly work Monday through Friday, daylight shift.  This position will also have on-call responsibilities on Saturday.

UPMC offers a competitive benefits package and has a career ladder in place that allows you to grow professionally and offers the ability to progress from both a technical and managerial standpoint. Apply today and find out where your career can take you!

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(N) or CNMT registry or registry eligible Must obtain registry within 12 months of hire
  • Act 33, 34, 73 or as required by BU
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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