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Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Radiology

Requisition ID:

22164796

Business Unit:

New Britain General

Location:

New Britain, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

*New Hires Eligible For Sign-On Up To $10,000!*

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Summary

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs Nuclear Medicine diagnostic procedures in the hospital in accordance with all state and NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) regulations, and utilizing an understanding of principles of growth and development to provide the physician with diagnostic images to identify and/or plan appropriate treatment of the patient’s condition. Maintains and operates cameras that detect and map radioactive drugs in a patient's body to create diagnostic images. Positions patients. Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals for nuclear radiologic studies in adherence to professional and department protocols. 

Responsibilities:

  • Operates nuclear detection and imaging equipment and prepares radiopharmaceuticals for nuclear radiologic studies. Performs Nuclear Medicine procedures on identified patients according to department procedures and protocols and in accordance with NRC regulations by selecting anatomic and technical factors accurately and operating cameras that detect and map radioactive drugs in a patient's body to create diagnostic images.
  • Prepares and positions patients for exam. Injects and images patients with proper isotopes. Monitors patients while scanning.
  • Orders, prepares, administers, and disposes of radiopharmaceuticals according to established protocols. Adheres to standards for radiation safety and for appropriate waste separation and disposal of radioactive agents by performing specific tasks mandated by the NRC in order to maintain compliance with NRC licenser regulations.
  • Reviews physician's order and patient's CPOE requisition for completeness by reviewing the clinical information, pertinent laboratory results and the patient's chart to ensure the correct procedure is performed and the proper patient preparation administered.
  • Perform other related duties as required

 

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine program

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • Certified Nuclear Medicine Tech credentialed from Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification board CNMT (NMTCB) or R.T. (N) (ARRT)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience: 

  • 1-2 years Nuclear Tech and PET CT experience preferred

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 

 

 
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