Nuclear Medicine Technologist

  • DULUTH, MN
  • 01 Nuclear Medicine Department
  • Full-time Flex - D/E - 8 hours
  • Allied Health
  • FTE: 1.0-0.6
  • Req #: 22058
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine studies. Operates Nuclear Medicine equipment and assists with equipment Quality Control, inventory management, and Radiation Safety protocol.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program or an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology program.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Registered Nuclear Medicine (N) from American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) within ninety (90) days of hire or Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) within ninety (90) days of hire. Within ninety (90) days of hire, BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: Previous Nuclear Medicine experience.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Maintain competency in Nuclear Medicine Techniques; coordinates outpatient and in-patient exams for efficient completion; working knowledge of patient preps; ability to function well in stressful situations, exercise good judgment, and accept responsibility; to take off-premise call.
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    • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES: Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Ability to lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds, move or transfer patients, records, supplies or equipment; to wear lead protection for varying lengths of time
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      • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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      WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards
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