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Texas Health Resources Nuclear Medicine Specialist PRN in Plano, Texas

Texas Health Plano seeks to hire a Nuclear Medicine Specialist to work PRN

The address is 6200 West Parker Road Plano, TX 75093

Salary range is Min. $33.58/hr to Max. $49.35/hr – based on relevant experience

Hours/Schedule

PRN (as needed) working rotating shifts and schedules holiday and call rotation required ( must be with in 30 minutes of the hospital)

Imaging Procedures, Quality and Processing

  1. Explains procedures to patient or guardian / family member if applicable prior to exam

  2. Positions patient to correct anatomical area of interest

  3. Performs complex procedures including age related criteria and developmental considerations

  4. Adjusts technique parameters appropriately for age related factors

  5. Assists radiologist with complex and invasive procedures using aseptic technique

  6. Maintains attention to details

  7. 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

  8. Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS

  9. Prints laser images, CD, or sends images from modality, Ambra, or PACS

  10. Coordinates with Scheduling and other modalities for patient care

Patient Care

  1. Uses multidisciplinary, team oriented actions

  2. Assesses and recognizes the patient's emotional, physical, developmental, cognitive and psychosocial conditions

  3. Prepares room for examination (i.e. suction, oxygen, supplies)

  4. Checks physician orders and exam requisitions using time-out procedures

  5. Greets and acknowledges patient, using two forms of ID

  6. Obtains patient history

  7. Handles patients with IVs, oxygen, chest tubes or other devices, and monitor patient during imaging

  8. Demonstrates knowledge of emergency drugs and equipment

  9. Uses proper body mechanics when assisting patient

  10. Administers Radioactive isotopes and other medications in accordance with medication administration guidelines

  11. Processes patient information, displays proper phone etiquette and transports patients as needed

  12. Communicates respectfully with co-workers and other departments

Equipment Operation and Maintenance

  1. Adjusts technical factors

  2. Operates, cares for and maintains equipment

  3. Applies knowledge of physics and accessories

  4. Troubleshoots and properly documents equipment malfunction

  5. Maintains equipment and room to sanitary standards between patients (injectors, table tops, floors)

  6. Stocks supplies daily

  7. Exchanges and maintenance of film badges within designated time frames

  8. Demonstrates the knowledge and understanding of quality control and regulatory standards

  9. Remains productive during periods of decreased work flow

Professional Accountability and Partnership

  1. Maintains and enhances technical skills and technology advancement

  2. Attends departmental continuing education, meetings, and checks email in a timely manner

  3. Identifies, troubleshoots and initiates quality improvement

  4. Manages time and re-prioritizes as necessary

  5. Performs any assignment deemed necessary by supervisor

  6. Utilizes ADKAR and CLAK during times of change

Qualifications

Education

Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology or nuclear medicine Required

Or

Associate's Degree Preferred

Experience

2 Years in nuclear medicine Preferred

Experience in Cardiac Procedures Preferred

Ability to independently run Stress Test Strongly Preferred

Licenses and Certifications

ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Nuclear Medicine Upon Hire Required

Or

CNMT - Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist Upon Hire Requried

And

CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist either by the TDH or TMB Upon Hire Required

And

BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required

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