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Nuclear Medicine Technologist-Outpatient

Location: 13340 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, FL
Department: LMH Cardiology - Metro Parkway
Categories: Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

When you join Lee Health as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist, you’ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills.

Performs diagnostic Nuclear Medicine imaging and emergency procedures. Exercises judgment to assess and respond to patient's needs prior to, during and after visit to the nuclear medicine department. Provides for proper comfort, care, and safety of the patient prior to, during, and after procedures. Evaluates and maintains quality control program for instrumentation to insure its credibility and reliability. Utilizes appropriate technique to insure quality diagnostic images and/or laboratory results. Involved in procurement, preparation, quality control, calculation, identification, documentation, administration, disposal, storage, and safe handling of radiopharmaceuticals. Assists the authorized users in the application and management of therapeutic radionuclide treatment. Educates the public, and uses techniques that will minimize radiation exposure to the patient, general public, and health care personnel consistent with the ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) concept. Participates in performance improvement initiatives. Participates in staff/student orientation and training. May transport non-narcotic medications as directed. Required to participate in ""on-call"" rotation as determined by specific department needs.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or

Additional Requirements

Graduation from Accredited Nuclear Medicine Program or acceptable equivalent schooling

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
No Experience Required

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Nuclear Medicine Technologist LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required