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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Company: SB Clinical Practice Management Plan
Location: Stony Brook
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Stony Brook Radiology, UFPCLocation: Stony Brook and Riverhead, NYSchedule: Full TimeDays/Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm (Flexibility required)SUMMARY: The Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a licensed Nuclear Medicine Technologist. This position requires the technologist to perform nuclear cardiology exams, to be creative and responsible for providing excellence in clinical care as well as providing quality radiographs for the provider to make a diagnosis. The technologist must work efficiently and professionally, as he/she is a representative of the Cardiology department to provide services for other departments and referring physicians. The incumbent will need to work independently the majority of the time, with limited to no supervision. The technologist will be responsible for transferring and positioning patients, applying radioisotopes, assist physician in the administration of medications, and process images.Job Duties & Essential Functions: Perform Nuclear Medicine Radiological exams at a technical level, not requiring constant supervision of technical detail. Perform a variety of technical procedures that will require independent judgment with ingenuity and initiative to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiological diagnosis. Assumes responsibility for designated areas or procedures, as required. Transfers and positions, provides immobilization devices, as required, to produce diagnostic imaging.Selects proper technical factors on an individual patient basis.Selects and operates equipment as directed.Provides protection in accordance with prescribed safety standards.Performs QA to images and facilitate in the delivery of the images and exams to the file room and PAC's system for dictation.Practice sterile techniques and prevents cross contamination.Responsible for delegating areas of authority in the performance of routine or special procedures.May be responsible for specific areas of instruction in the school of technology and ancillary personnel.In the absence of a supervisor or senior technologist, he/she may be designated as acting supervisor.Assist in performing first aid.Conduct periodic quality control tests. Participate or conduct research in required specialty.Maintain adequate records as directed.Maintain order and cleanliness.Secures and returns supplies.Cooperates with all personnel in the proper conduct of the department. Rotates within the department and other departments and by shift as requiredMaintains ethical relationships.Adheres to hospital and departmental rules and regulations.May assist in the use of a variety of equipment or procedures, not routinely taught. Participate in in-service programs.Participate in annual recertification training, compliance training, HIPAA training.Perform all other related duties as assigned by management.Required Education & Qualifications:The candidate must have a high school diploma and be a graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology program.Licensed in the State of New York in Nuclear Medicine. ARRT and/or NMTCB certificationMust have excellent communications skills.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with patients, staff and medical providers. The employee must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. This position is largely sedentary and requires the employee to remain stationary for a majority of the day.The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of CPMP.In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.CPMP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of CPMP's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Keywords: SB Clinical Practice Management Plan, New Haven , Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Healthcare , Stony Brook, Connecticut

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