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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Lodi
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Centered in the heart of San Joaquin County, Adventist Health Lodi Memorial has been one of the area's leading healthcare providers since 1952. We are comprised of a 190-bed hospital, 17 medical offices, home care services, comprehensive cancer care and a vast scope of award-winning services located throughout Lodi and the surrounding areas. Lodi is known for its small-town charm, extensive vineyards and delicious local restaurants and bakeries. The allure of Lodi's close-knit community is complimented by its proximity to major metropolitan cities in the Bay Area and Sacramento, as well as a quick drive to Lake Tahoe or the Northern California coast.Job Summary:Administers radiopharmaceuticals or radiation intravenously to detect or treat diseases, using radioisotope equipment. Administers medical substances for imaging or other procedures. Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation. Coordinates patient flow and maintains procedure quality control.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience:* Diploma/certificate from an accredited school of Nuclear Medicine: Required* Bachelor's Degree in nuclear medicine technology or equivalent: PreferredLicenses/Certifications:* State Nuclear Medicine License: Required in CA and HI* Registered by the American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) in Nuclear Medicine OR Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist: Required in CA and OR* Venipuncture certification: Required in CA and HI* State Nuclear Med Tech (SNMT): RequiredFacility Specific License/Certifications:* American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or National Nuclear Med Tech (NMTCB): Required* Venipuncture (IV) certification: RequiredEssential Functions:* Prepares, administers, and measures radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepares stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculates doses to be administered by radiologists. Subjects patients to radiation. Executes blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques. Administers intravenous injections in accordance with established procedures.* Performs screening procedures for diagnostic interpretation.* Documents all pertinent information regarding radioactive materials and surveys in accordance with departmental procedures.* Obtains pertinent patient information and disseminates subsequent patient preparation instructions to patient care areas.* Elevates questions, problems and significant challenges to more senior staff for direction or subject matter expertise.* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.#Tech-SJPay: $50.51 - $75.71 per hourSchedule:* 10 hour shiftWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Adventist Health, Lodi , Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Healthcare , Lodi, California

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