PET Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN

PET Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN

02 May 2024
Utah, Provo / orem, 84601 Provo / orem USA

PET Nuclear Medicine Technologist PRN

Job Description:The Nuclear Medicine PET/CT Technologist is responsible for compassionate and appropriate care while performing Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT procedures under the direction of a physician to assist in the medical diagnosis or treatment of a patient.Job Details

Department Location : Utah Valley Hospital

Scheduled Weekly Hours : PRN (as needed)

Shift Detail: Variable

Additional Details: Shift differentials given for evening, nights, and weekends.

ScopeThis position is used in facilities that consistently and regularly perform PET/CT exams.Job Essentials

Ensures proper patient identification, verifies orders, and prepares the patient for the exam.

Performs Nuclear Medicine examinations per departmental protocol.

Familiar with the ALARA program and follows proper radiation safety protocol.

Use proper protection and badges.

Properly handles radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Ensures that the appropriate radioactive material is given to the correct patient through the proper route for imaging and treatment purposes.

Practices appropriate infection control and sterile techniques.

Understands and operates all nuclear medicine equipment and related information systems appropriately to ensure quality images are produced.

Exhibits understanding and proficiency with electronic imaging. Incumbents will be able to view, transfer and manipulate images.

Prepares, calculates, and measures radiopharmaceuticals for all nuclear medicine procedures.

Follows all regulations of the Utah Division of Radiation Control and NRC license and any other regulatory agencies governing the use of radiopharmaceuticals.

Documents radioactive materials entering or leaving the department; stores and maintains materials according to safety guidelines; and disposes of materials after they have decayed to a level considered to be environmentally safe.

Assists in maintaining records and logs required by Joint Commission, the State of Utah and the Imaging department.

Thoroughly and accurately completes all required documentation, including time stamps and image storage.

Proficiently and independently performs PET/CT exams in a fixed or mobile setting.

Complies with processes and guidelines for receiving, documenting, handling, and administration of PET/CT isotopes (i.e. FDG).

Appropriately handles all phases of image interaction, including quality image production, manipulation, fusion, transmission to PACS and workstations, and storage.

Successfully integrates PET/CT images with Oncology treatment planning systems.

Ensures compliance with QA requirements and processes related to PET/CT and radioisotopes.

Exhibits knowledge and proficiency in the radiation safety aspects that are unique to PET/CT.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a formal Nuclear Med Tech training program.

ARRT NM or NMTCB Registration.

Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers

Three (3) years of Nuclear Medicine Experience, Preferred

One year of PET/CT experience

Physical Requirements:Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.Anticipated job posting close date:05/28/2024Location:Utah Valley HospitalWork City:ProvoWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:0The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$40.41 - $62.34We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Intermountain Health is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called Select Health, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.To find out more about us, head to our career site here ( .Sign up for job alerts! Click ‘sign in’ at the top right corner, create a candidate account, and when we have opportunities that meet your interests, you will receive an email with the job details.Intermountain Health strives to make the application process accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact 1-800-843-7820 or email . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Health that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. ( yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.Intermountain Health’s PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. ( primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.All positions subject to close without notice.Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

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