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Lead Nuclear Medicine Tech, Full Time Days, Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago

Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Company: Presence Health

Requisition ID: 67025

Ministry:  Presence Resurrection Med Cntr

Location: Presence Resurrection Med

Location Address:
7435 West Talcott, Chicago, IL  60631 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 20660420 Nuclear Medicine RMC 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

 

Assists the Director/Manager in day to day supervision and coordination of assigned section personnel as well as supply and equipment resources.  Performs all nuclear imaging studies and administration of radiopharmaceuticals while under the general supervision of a licensed practitioner who is licensed, as required, to possess and use radioactive materials, for the purposes of diagnosis and/or treatment of anatomic and physiologic disorders at a technical level not requiring constant supervision and within the scope of their license. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Performs all nuclear imaging studies and verification/administration of radiopharmaceuticals with appropriate application of technical and positioning protocols, safety procedures, radiation protection and proper image identifying criteria according to department policy and procedure.
  2. Verifies physician orders for instructions from requesting physician and consults with the radiologists as necessary.  Explains procedure and provides education as appropriate.
  3. Performs equipment warm up, calibration and safety check as needed.  Operates hospital computer system.  Reports to supervisor any equipment malfunctions.  Operates equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines for appropriate quality control.
  4. Responsible for departmental records.  Accurately and promptly documents in departmental records (film, file and computer) patient name, exam date, film/image markers, clinical history, complaints, allergies, etc.  May prepare file for processing to radiologist.  Collects statistics as directed.
  5. Communicates reactions, complications, changes in condition etc. to radiologist, physician, supervisor, peers and nursing unit as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education and/or Experience                                                               

 

Graduate of an approved program in radiologic technology

Two years of experience preferred

 

Computer Skills                                                            

 

Electronic medical record experience preferred

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

 

IEMA licensure required

NMTCB certification required

 

Business Unit: Presence Resurrection Med Cntr

Job FunctionImaging Services 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Medical, Medical Technologist, Physiology, Rad Tech, Supply, Healthcare, Operations