HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Part Time) in Port Charlotte, Florida
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
The Nuclear Medicine Tech conducts organ or body scans with radioactive isotopes in order to provide diagnostic aid to physicians. The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
Prepares radioactive isotopes for administration to patients in accordance with physicians' orders.
Positions patients and adjusts immobilization devices.
Explains procedures to patients and addresses concerns.
Administers and records isotope dosage.
Performs diagnostic studies on patients using scanners or scintillation cameras to detect radiation emitted and to produce image of organ on photographic film.
Administers therapeutic doses of radiopharmaceuticals under direction of physician.
Maintains and calibrates equipment.
Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
Assists with transporting patients.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows radiation safety techniques in use and disposal of radioactive materials.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Fawcett Memorial Hospital
Fawcett Memorial Hospital is located in the Tampa Bay area along Florida's Gulf Coast. Celebrating over 40 years of providing quality healthcare to Charlotte County, our mission is to make each patient encounter an opportunity to heal, with care, and compassion and with dedication to excellence. Fawcett Memorial Hospital is a 237-bed, full-service acute care hospital serving Charlotte County and the surrounding areas since 1975. Clinical specialties include 24-hour emergency care center, a comprehensive ACoS CoC accredited cancer program, Joint Commission accredited Stroke Center of Excellence , accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Joint Commission certified Orthopedic and Spine Center , wound management and hyperbaric medicine , Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, state-of-the-art cardiovascular surgery program , sports & rehabilitation services, and many outpatient programs.
We are proud to be joined by over 350 of the area’s most respected physicians. Fawcett has received the America’s Top 100 Hospital recognition by Healthgrades for 2015 which puts the facility in the top 2% in the nation for clinical excellence. What does all of this mean to you? It means that right here in Charlotte County, you have access to one of the best hospitals in the area.
Graduate of a Nuclear Medicine program.
AART (NM) and/or CNMT Certification.
Current American Heart Association Certification in Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs
Title: Nuclear Medicine Technologist (Part Time)
Location: Florida-Port Charlotte-Fawcett Memorial Hospital - Port Charlotte
Requisition ID: 01371-7194