Nuclear Medicine Technologist I PRN AdventHealth Dade City
Location Address: 13100 Fort King Rd Dade City, FL 33525
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills/Dade City
FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
PRN (On Call- Evenings 1-2 nights per week plus every other weekend Fri-Sun); this position is all on call
Possibility to pick up shifts in Zephyrhills as well
You Will Be Responsible For:
Utilizes two patient identifiers to confirm patient/exam accuracy before continuing with patient examination. Reviews & assures physician request meets clinically valid exam indicator requirements. Prepares appropriate radionuclide for procedure, explains procedure to patient, and aseptically administers radionuclide using universal BSI principles.
Assuring that equipment has met all quality control requirements and working with a minimum of supervision, performs patient examination utilizing age specific care techniques in a safe and responsible manner, and evaluates image quality to insure good technical and diagnostic detail.
Presents completed exam and any patient historical data to radiologist/cardiologist for review. Assisting with image manipulation or additional imaging as requested. Assists patient with dressing, answering any questions the patient may have regarding their exam and expectations of results, and releases patient with directions to exit the hospital if needed.
Is able to perform a wide range of Nuclear Medicine procedures demonstrating proficiency with camera acquisition and computer processing in assigned area.
Maintains room in ready status by keeping room neat, supplies well stocked, and equipment prepared for next patient. Initiates and documents work order requests for any equipment that is not functioning properly
Plans and manages time in order to accurately perform and enter into the Nuclear Medicine Information System and Order Communication System all required quality control, patient radionuclide administration data, and exam charges by the end of each work day. Cancels and updates orders as changes are incurred. Always confirms proper examination/patient assignment on PACS images before releasing images for interpretation. Immediately follows up to correct any erroneous accession numbers in the PACS system, utilizing PACS support staff to accommodate corrections
Consistently attends department meetings and promotes positive dialogue with respect to meeting or exceeding department objectives. Is fully accountable for active listening, seeks to understand all agenda items and provides feedback when requested.
Maintains a knowledge and understanding of the process improvement initiatives for the department. Actively participates in department surveys and patient satisfaction initiatives. Is aware and utilizes patient service recovery when appropriate.
Performs other duties assigned or directed to insure smooth operation of department.
What You Will Need:
State of Florida Nuclear Medicine Technologist License
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CNMT
Associates of Science in Nuclear Medicine Sciences
Under supervision, the Nuclear Medicine Technologist performs a variety of technical procedures in the utilization of radionuclides for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in humans. Assumes a variety of responsibilities that will require independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative. Authorized and delivers quality care to patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.
Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.