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Texas Health Resources Nuclear Medicine Tech - Radiology Nuclear in Plano, Texas

Nuclear Medicine Tech

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for a qualified Nuclear Medicine Tech like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Plano,6200 W Parker Rd, Plano, TX 75093.

  • Work environment: Radiology Nuclear

  • Work hours: PRN; As needed

  • On call and holidays required

Since 1991, Texas Health Plano (THP) has served the communities of Plano, Frisco, Carrollton, Addison, Richardson, and McKinney. We’re a 386-bed, full-service hospital serving North Texas with incredible care and amazing people. If you’re looking for emergency medicine and trauma, cardiology, neurosurgery and spine, advanced orthopedics, women’s services, adult and adolescent behavioral health, an adult intensive care unit and state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services, we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a Level II Trauma Facility, the only health care facility in Collin County to have achieved both the Level IV NICU and Level IV Maternal facility designation and have a DNV-certified Comprehensive Stroke Program. And did we mention our awards? Texas Health Plano is a four-time Magnet-designated hospital, the only AACN Beacon Gold adult intensive care unit in the DFW area, accredited by the Joint Commission in Hip and Knee Replacement and a Primary Heart Attack Center. We offer top-notch benefits including an on-site childcare center created for working parents. As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 26,000 employees and are among the top five largest employers in the DFW area. Join us and be a part of our exceptional team as we provide outstanding care and deliver award-winning results. You belong here!

Qualifications

  • Other Graduate of an accredited school of radiologic technology or nuclear medicine required Or

  • Associate's Degree preferred

  • 2 Years in nuclear medicine preferred

  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Nuclear Medicine upon hire required Or

  • CNMT - Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist upon hire required and

  • CMRT - Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist either by the TDH or TMB upon hire required and

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required

  • Communication, computer, venipuncture

Position Responsibilities THP Nuclear Medicine Tech will processes and manipulate images, analyzes image quality, troubleshoots, makes technique adjustments, or repeat procedures as needed.

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Nuclear Medicine Tech will:

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.

  • Utilizes proper downtime procedures for PACS and HIS / RIS.

  • Correctly sends and transfers images to PACS.

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

  • Coordinates with Scheduling and other modalities for patient care.

Patient Care

  • Uses multidisciplinary, team-oriented actions.

  • Assesses and recognizes the patients 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 Radioactive isotopes 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, tabletops, 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.

  • Remains productive during periods of decreased workflow.

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.

  • Utilizes ADKAR and CLAK during times of change.

Why Texas Health As a Texas Health Nuclear Medicine Tech you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THP a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

  • Voted by Fort Worth Child Magazine as the "Best Place to Have a Baby in Fort Worth

Additional perks of being a Nuclear Medicine Tech:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment

  • Positively impact patients’ quality of life

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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