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PRN Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: RADIOLOGY - NUCLEAR MEDICINE
Categories: Allied Health
Type: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

This PRN position is to help cover the procedures running over into the 2nd shift and Saturdays. Position also requires rotation of back up call which would be approximately every 3rd week. Includes rotation of both minor and major holidays as well.

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.

Requirements:

Education: Graduation from JCERT Accredited Nuclear Medicine Program or acceptable equivalent training Experience: New graduate Training: Will train License: Florida NMT License Other: ARRT Registered or CNMT Certified, or eligible Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Bend - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Depth Perception - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 76 to 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Over 100 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Dust, Fumes, Gases Continually ( i.e. Daily) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Continually ( i.e. Daily)