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Nuclear Medical Technologist

Company: Yale-New Haven Health
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewTo be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.Performs diversified Nuclear Medicine duties involving the use of radioisotopes for therapeutic and imaging protocols. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.EEO/AA/Disability/VeteranResponsibilities* 1. Performs all Nuclear Medicine procedures.* 1.1 Demonstrates competent and proficient use of the Hospital Picture Achieving System (PACS) as observed by the supervisor and Radiologist.* 2. Performs test and maintenance procedures on equipment and apparatus.* 2.1 Regularly checks equipment for operational readiness, safety and accuracy as indicated by random review of maintenance log.* 3. Prepares radiopharmaceuticals for administration and administers to patient.* 3.1 Readies radiopharmaceuticals in accordance to prescribed dose as observed by Radiologist.* 4. Maintains records in accordance with NRC license/Regulatory guidelines for radiation safety.* 4.1 Completes required records as outlined by the NRC license as indicated by random quarterly review of records.* 5. Monitors Hot Lab and department radiation levels.* 5.1 Performs wipe test in all areas of department according to protocol as observed by supervisor.* 6. Orders supplies and radiopharmaceuticals as required.* 6.1 Maintains an efficient level of inventory as observed by supervisor.* 7. Instructs Hospital personnel on proper handling of isotopes and procedures in the event of contamination.* 7.1 Willingly and conscientiously provides instruction to other personnel as assigned and observed by supervisor.* 8. Assists with the training of new staff, residents and students.* 8.1 Participates in the orientation of new staff, students and radiology residents as required and observed by supervisor.* 9. Plans and/or implements care for assigned patients.* 9.1 Demonstrates knowledge of developmental stages from adolescence to old age and applies developmental theories/concepts when planning and implementing care for the adult patient as observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from staff.* 10. Accurately enters all applicable information and charges for procedures.* 10.1 Enters all patients ordered information into the RIS according to department protocol as observed by the manaager.* 11. Contributes to an effective quality management and quality control program for assigned area that is consistent with overall departmental/hospital quality management plan.* 11.1 Monitors Q.A. activities in accordance to section plan as observed by supervisor.* 12. Patient Satisfaction: ED & Inpatient scores Inpatient Wait Time: ED Wait Time: ED Courtesy:* 13. Chaperone patients when necessaryQualificationsEDUCATIONGraduated from an accredited program. NMTCB certified.EXPERIENCEExperience preferred.LICENSURENMTCB Certification.PHYSICAL DEMANDWhile performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. They may frequently be required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. They may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Additional InformationHOURS: Per diem/As needed.NMTCB Certified, Will Accept ARRT-N Certification, Ability to Lift 45+ Lbs, Willing to travel between MCBH & BH Main.YNHHS Requisition ID100388

Keywords: Yale-New Haven Health, Bridgeport , Nuclear Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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