Nuclear Medicine Technologist
University of Michigan 408 reviews - Ann Arbor, MI

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How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. Job Summary
Provides health care services for all age groups by performing General, Cardiovascular, PET Nuclear Medicine imaging, and in-vitro procedures, including radioisotope preparation, quality control, data acquisition and processing. Image and data results are submitted for interpretation by Nuclear Medicine physicians. Exercises professional judgment in the performance of this service following the Code of Conduct of the appropriate certification board (CNMT, ARRT (N)). Provides appropriate patient care following the Radiology Gold Service Excellence guidelines to achieve successful completion of the procedure. Contributes as a team member to enhance job stewardship mindful of Internal and External customer service standards. Responsibilities*
  • Obtain Diagnostic Images for Interpretation
Corroborate patient clinical history and the exam ordered following patient identification guidelines.

Utilize proper radiation protection devices and immobilization techniques for the specific age population.

Follow Radiation Safety protocols for the patient and self.

Properly position the patient for proper anatomic demonstration while respecting the patient?s condition and abilities.

Utilize nuclear medicine equipment following proper protocols.

Provide diagnostic high quality images for interpretation

  • Understand and apply Guest relation skills following the Patient and Families First Principles.
  • Work consistently as a team member willing to assist everyone, crossing modalities when needed.
  • Follow Infection Control practices utilizing aseptic techniques, observing Universal precautions, and patient safety standards.
  • Assists with the education of Nuclear Medicine Technology Students and/or health care professionals and participates in the division?s quality improvement program for the area.
  • Possesses a positive work ethic to enhance teamwork in a fast paced environment and is accountable for actions.
  • Identify and enter data into the Radiology Information System and the Pacs.
  • Monitor the Order Entries for all patient exams.
  • Educate and Monitor mandatory competencies for patient safety, infection control, fire safety, corporate compliance, and patient confidentiality. Including additional assigned educational modules for self-improvement.
  • Maintain BCLS Certification and NMTCB or ARRT Registry.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The ability to meet the Nuclear Medicine Technologists professional role expectations defined as, critical thinking skills, interpersonal behavioral and social skills including communication, physical mobility (moving up to 50 pounds) and motor skills demonstrating gross and fine motor abilities, sensory abilities of speech, hearing, touch and visual observation, and cognitive attention for patient safety. Required Qualifications*
Has participated in a clinical internship in Nuclear Medicine.

Associates (AS) degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology or successful completion of an accredited certification program in Nuclear Medicine Technology.

Certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiologic Technology (N) or to be registry eligible and certified by the first year of employment.

Experience performing SPECT and SPECT/CT for General and Cardiovascular applications, and PET/CT applications

BLS/ACLS certification or eligibility for certification. Desired Qualifications*
Bachelors Degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology and extensive training in SPECT and PET.

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