Nuclear Medicine - (Part-time, Day Shift) -
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Nuclear Medicine Specialist provides nurturing, compassionate and personalized patient-centered care in an environment that focuses on healing body, mind and spirit. Works under the supervision of the Radiology Director. Performs Nuclear Medicine procedures utilizing specialized equipment for Nuclear Medicine Imaging and recording. Maintains responsibility for patient care along with other members of the Nuclear Medicine team. Demonstrates the ability to work independently as well as properly orientate new staff. Takes call and hours may vary according to assignment. Performs other duties as needed.
Completion of an American Medical Association (AMA) accredited Nuclear Medicine Program required. Minimum one year of Nuclear Medicine experience preferred. Current California Certified Technologist Nuclear Medicine (CTNM) required. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Nuclear Medicine or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification from the American Heart Association required.
Ability to operate all appropriate Nuclear Medicine equipment and perform Quality Control with that equipment. Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, physicians, and co-workers. Ability to communicate, think critically and effectively about complex matters with others. Be competent with routine Nuclear Medicine exams and increasing knowledge of more advanced procedures or modalities such as Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Computed Tomography (CT). Able to read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position (i.e. Microsoft Windows, Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, internet, timekeeping, e-mail); troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment (i.e. Intravenous (IV) pumps, Electrocardiogram (ECG) monitors, vital sign machines, bed and gurney operation, and the like). Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place and patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.