HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nuclear Medicine Technology PRN in St Petersburg, 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.
Palms of Pasadena
Palms of Pasadena Hospital opened more than forty years ago and has provided high-quality healthcare services for the people of St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas ever since. Over the years, the hospital has expanded to keep pace with community growth. Today the 307 bed hospital offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services along with specialty programs. Over 350 physicians, 700 employees and 200 volunteers share in the hospital’s dedication to advanced care, improved technologies and medical expertise.
Licensed as a Nuclear Med Tech in Florida
Certified as a Nuclear Medical Technologist
BLS Certification through the American Heart Association
one year of experience, prefer hospital setting
Title: Nuclear Medicine Technology PRN
Location: Florida-St Petersburg-Palms of Pasadena Hospital
Requisition ID: 26536-2901