Providence Health & Services Nuclear Medicine Technologist in Santa Monica, California
Providence is calling a Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Part time/Variable shift) to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.
We are seeking a Nuclear Medicine Technologist who will be responsible for performing patient scans under the supervision of a nuclear medicine physician. Duties include calculating radioisotope dosages for administration to patients, operating radioscopic equipment, and practicing strict radiation safety.
In this position you will:
Perform patient and department assessment
Participate in goal directed plan based on outcomes
Implement role based on department and hospital standards
Participate in evaluating effectiveness of duties
Participate in identifying patient/significant other learning needs and demonstrate measures to meet these
Delegate to appropriate team members
Demonstrate applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care appropriate to the age of patients served
Demonstrate competency in selected clinical skills including, but not limited to:
Perform nuclear scans including kidney perfusion and image, lung ventilation and perfusion, bone, left ventricular, and gastric emptying
Order, handle, and dispose of radioactive isotopes, according to established procedures
Accurately prepare and calculate doses of radioisotopes for diagnostics studies
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regards to:
Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality
Positive public relation image and working relationships
Obtain necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence
Complete all mandatory requirements, including annual safety films, CPR, state licensure, infection control and annual physical
Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:
Attend and participate in team meetings
Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects
Mission, vision and team ground rules
Demonstrate documentation on patient care records and unit forms
Required qualifications for this position include:
Completion of an AMA approved radiologic technologist training program
Meet requirements for registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and/or the Nuclear Medicine Technologic Certification Board
6 months experience during the last year, or a minimum of 2 years full-time experience with an absence from nuclear medicine of no more than 1 year
Ability to deal effectively with many people
Must be able to prioritize, organize, and coordinate care
Must be able to compute radioactive isotope dosages
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 1 year experience in nuclear medicine (not required if recent graduate from an approved technician training program)
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.
The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Radiology Technologist
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 249052