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Nuclear Med Technologist - UPMC East

  • Job ID: 898672692
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC East
  • Department: Imaging Monroeville
  • Location: 600 Oxford Drive, Monroeville PA 15146
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.71 to $35.74 / hour

Description

Are you a Nuclear Med 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! 

UPMC East is currently hiring a casual Nuclear Med Technologist to join our team.  This position will work a varied daylight shift (6:30 am to 3 pm or 6:30 am to 5 pm) ttypically two days per week, including weekend responsibility.  

We invite you to explore our opportunities today!

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 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.
  • 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.
  • Ensures all exams within his/her area of responsibility are properly coded and tracked through RIS system, all exams are properly networked to ISITE for archiving and interpretation, and all charges are adequately entered for the exams performed.
  • Maintains appropriate records of the receipt, use and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals.
  • 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.
  • Calculates, measures and records patient dose according to departmental policy and Radiation Safety Guidelines.
  • Competently performs nuclear medicine exam at a high level of proficiency producing technically optimal results.
  • Performs all quality control checks on imaging and non-imaging equipment to ensure proper performance and functioning.

 

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
  • CPR or BLS RequiredCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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