Contract
Victorville, CA
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Victorville, CA





Shift: Day : 08:00- 16:30, 5 days 8hrs shifts 08:00- 16:30, 13 Weeks contract





Start: ASAP





Job Description:





The Nuclear Medicine Technologist works collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team and is responsible for providing quality imaging. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist works in support of the Radiologist, providing assistance in the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Responsible for processing and transmission of Images to PACS.





Responsibilities:






  • Performs general nuclear medicine scans and cardiac scans. 




  • Preparing and administering radiopharmaceuticals orally or by injection or inhalation.




  • Explaining the imaging procedure to patients, answering questions, and ensuring their comfort while placing them in the appropriate position for scanning.




  • Operating imaging equipment, such as PET and SPECT scans.




  • Processing images on the brain, thyroid, bone, heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver on the computer.




  • Monitoring patients for unusual reactions to radioactive drugs.




  • Keeping detailed records of the amount and type of radiopharmaceutical used and of the procedure.




  • Producing computer-generated or film images for interpretation by the physicians.




  • Following safety procedures to protect staff and patients from unnecessary radiation exposure.




  • Maintaining and examining medical machines and imaging equipment.




  • Maintaining current knowledge of the frequent advances, innovations, and developments in the field.





Education/ Experience:






  • Graduate of a program accredited by JRCNMT or CAMRT.




  • Must have 1+ years of recent Nuclear Medicine Tech experience. One year of acute, clinical radiology experience





Certifications:






  • Current State Nuclear Medicine License issued by CDPH, A.R.R.T. or N.M.T.C.B. 




  • Certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology required




  • Current BCLS (AHA) required.




  • Knowledge of mobile and stationary Radiographic / Fluoroscopic equipment




  • Extensive knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology is required.





Other Requirements:






  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19


Job Features

Job Category

Allied Health, Imaging

Rate

58/hr

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