Nuclear Med Tech PRN
North Hills Hospital - North Richland Hills - N Richland Hills, TX

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North Hills Hospital - North Richland Hills, TX 76180
      Work schedule: PRN

      The Nuclear Medicine Tech conducts organ or body scans with radioactive isotopes in order to provide diagnostic aid to physicians. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
      • Prepares radioactive isotopes for administration to patients in accordance with physicians' orders.
      • Positions patients and adjusts immobilization devices.
      • Explains procedures to patients and addresses concerns.
      • Administers and records isotope dosage.
      • Performs diagnostic studies on patients using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and to produce image of organ on photographic film.
      • Administers therapeutic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under direction of physician.
      • Maintains and calibrates equipment.
      • Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
      • Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
      • Assists with transporting patients.
      • Orients and mentors new staff members.
      • Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials.
      • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

      Required Job Qualifications include:
      • Graduate of an accredited program for Nuclear Medicine.
      • ARRT(N) certified or registry eligible (if registry eligible, must be certified within 6 months of hire) or CNMTB or registry eligible (if registry eligible, must be certified within 6 months of hire)
      • Current Texas licensure or permit to practice medical imagining.
      • Current Certification in Basic Life Support.
      • One year experience as a Nuclear Med Tech preferred.
      • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
      • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
      • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

      About this company
      North Hills Hospital is an award-winning hospital located right here in the heart of northeast Tarrant county, situated near the corner of...