Nuclear Medicine Technologist Per Diem

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Clinical Care
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Northern California Region
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00648 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

Adventist Health Clear Lake is a 25-bed, critical access hospital serving Lake County with key service areas including an emergency care, imaging, intensive care, maternity, physical rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, surgery and nine rural health clinics that provide behavioral health, cancer, dental, family medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, neurology, orthopedic and pain management to name a few.

 

Live Well is a one-of-a-kind program designed to look closely at the health of each and every patient, from pain levels, activity levels, eating habits, sleep patterns, stress levels and lifestyle to develop a plan tailored to them. It is just one example of many on ways our medical staff works together to truly make a difference in the lives of their patients, one patient at a time.

 

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist who:

Administers radiopharmaceuticals or radiation intravenously to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment. Administers medical substances for imaging or other procedures. Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation. Coordinates patient flow and maintains procedure quality control.

 

Essential Functions:

Prepares, administers, and measures radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepares stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculates doses to be administered by radiologists. Subjects patients to radiation. Executes blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques. Administers intravenous injections in accordance with established procedures.Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation.Documents all pertinent information regarding radioactive materials and surveys in accordance with departmental procedures.Obtains pertinent patient information and disseminates subsequent patient preparation instructions to patient care areas.Elevates questions, problems and significant challenges to more senior staff for direction or subject matter expertise.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

 

Education: 

Bachelor's Degree in nuclear medicine technology or equivalent (some certifications will require Bachelor's): Required

Master's Degree: Preferred

 

Work Experience: 

MRI experience: Preferred

 

Required Licenses/Certifications: 

Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (CNMT): Required

Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologist in Nuclear Medicine (ARRT) from the state of practice

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