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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Company:
Geisinger Medical Center
Location:
Danville, PA
Post Date:
May 30, 2021
Description:

Geisinger Medical Center in Danville PA is seeking a Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join their team. In this position, you will use radioactive materials to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses or injuries.
This role works under the general supervision of the Nuclear Medicine Technical Specialist and reports directly to the Nuclear Medicine Team Leader.



MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Calibrates and assays isotope doses; prepares radioisotopes and radiopharmaceuticals.
Explains procedures and administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients; positions patients for procedures; provides protection to patients and personnel in accordance with prescribed safety standards.
Calibrates equipment and performs camera and computer quality control; operates selected equipment to perform radionuclide imaging including scanning, organ blood flow studies, organ function studies and PET/CT studies; processes images.
Performs semi-in-vitro studies in wet lab.
Utilizes RIS and EPIC Systems to maintain information required for accurate patient records.
Participates in educational training of students, including scanning techniques and patient care.
Follows policies and procedures to assure radiation safety. Confirms patient ID and DOB, pregnancy statues, and proper film badge use and return.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nuclear Medicine Technology or training program and registered by the ARRT and/or NMTCB in Nuclear Medicine required.
CT certification required.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. About Geisinger
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation's largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.



** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Apply Here: http://www.geisinger.org/


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