Texas Health Resources Nuclear Medicine Specialist PRN in Arlington, Texas
Texas Health Arlington Memorial seeks to hire a Nuclear Medicine Specialist to work PRN.
The address is 800 W. Randol Mill Rd. Arlingtonm, TX 76012
Salary range is Min. $33.58/hr to Max. $48.90/hr – based on relevant experience
PRN (as needed) variable shifts greatest need for weekends with rotating call required
Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing
Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam
Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest
Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations
Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors
Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique
Maintains attention to details
Processes and manipulates images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments or repeat procedures as needed 8. Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS
Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS
Prints laser images from modality or PACS
Coordinates with Centralized Scheduling and other modalities
Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions
Assesses and recognizes the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions
Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)
Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures
Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID
Obtains patient history
Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging
Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment
Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient
Administers contrast media and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines
Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed
Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments
Equipment Operation and Maintenance
Adjusts technical factors
Operates, cares for and maintains equipment
Applies knowledge of physics and accessories
Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction
Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, table tops, floors)
Stocks supplies daily
Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames
Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards
Productive during periods of decreased work flow
Professional Accountability and Partnership
Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement
Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner
Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement
Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary
Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor
Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology or nuclear medicine Required
Associate's Degree Preferred
2 Years in nuclear medicine Preferred
Licenses and Certifications
ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Nuclear Medicine Upon Hire Required
CNMT - Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist Upon Hire Required
CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required
At Texas Health Arlington Memorial we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 369-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving our community since 1958. Our location in central Arlington provides convenient care to people in the DFW Metroplex and surrounding areas.
If you’re looking for comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences and emergency medicine, we’ve got it. Plus we’re a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, an accredited Acute Heart Failure Center and provide wellness services, outpatient surgery and women’s imaging services.
And talk about award winning. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is a Joint Commission-certified Primary Stroke Center, a Cycle III Chest Pain Center and a designated Magnet hospital. We are a top-notch choice in North Texas for cancer and emergency services, cardiac care and much more.
As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.