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nuclear detection and imaging equipment and prepares radiopharmaceuticals for
Nuclear Radiologic studies by following professional and departmental protocols
to provide the physician diagnostic images to identify and/or plan appropriate
treatment for the patient's condition. Reports to: Clinical Nuclear Medical
Nuclear Medicine exams as described in the procedure/protocol manual.
Prepares and administers radioactive agents by adhering to established
procedures for preparation of kits and IV injection of agents to ensure
accurate diagnostic testing/imaging.
all relevant Nuclear Medicine and CT equipment and computer systems,
including PET/CT and SPECT/CT, and PACs by following professional, hospital,
and departmental protocols.
the appropriateness of requested exams by using pre-established guidelines for exam
ordering to ensure that the exam is performed accurately the first time;
interviews patient for medical history; prepares and positions patients for
exam; monitors patients while scanning; reviews images for quality and
abnormalities; injects and images patients with proper isotopes. Adheres to
HIPPA, OSHA and NRC guidelines regarding radiation protection, patient
protection and record keeping; completes documentation and file notification.
Provides excellent care and service to patients. Explains exams, medications,
radiation safety, positioning, etc. to patients. Exhibits proficient IV
supplies; maintains cleanliness of scan rooms. Transports patients if needed.
Must be able to lift, push or pull patients with assistance.
daily, weekly and quarterly quality control tests on nuclear medicine and CT
hybrid imaging equipment, Hot Lab equipment and radiopharmaceuticals by
checking equipment performance and quality of agents administered in
accordance with department standards to ensure the integrity of the system
and patient safety.
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.
Demonstrates competencies in
nuclear medicine and hybrid PET/CT and SPEC/CT imaging procedures, including
knowledge and behaviors, to meet age-specific patient needs.
Ensures a professional attitude
and wears mandatory uniform and badges at all times.
Works effectively as a team member
within the department and with other units to provide quality service through
communication, cooperation, and collaboration.
Perform daily quality control on
hybrid nuclear medicine and CT equipment, and confirm the system is within
acceptable limitation for operation.
Properly position patients for
hybrid nuclear medicine and CT scans.
Adjust scanning protocols for
nuclear medicine and CT hybrid equipment as necessary per patient.
of approved program for Nuclear Medicine Technologist
done all clinical competency’s, classroom training and passed a certification
board (CNMT (NMTCB)(CT), R.T.(N)(CT)(ARRT),or RTRCT) allowing you to operate a
hybrid nuclear medicine system.
Medicine and PET/ CT, and SPECT/CT tech
years Nuclear Tech, PET/ CT, and SPECT/CT tech 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