Nuclear Medical Technologist I

Nuclear Medical Technologist I Job ID: R16129 Shift: 1st Full/Part Time: Part_timeLocation: 945 N 12th St Milwaukee, WI 53233Benefits Eligible: No Hours Per Week: 0Schedule Details/Additional Information: Fill in for vacations, rotate thru call, weekends and holidaysPerforms basic to intermediate nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Competently performs basic to intermediate nuclear medicine diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including general and cardiac.

Reviews patient’s medical record to obtain necessary clinical information including patient history, lab results, and physician orders, obtains medical history from patients, and compares requisitions to physicians’ orders to ensure exam accuracy.

Injects patients with all radiopharmaceuticals used in procedures observing proper veni puncture techniques and complying with appropriate radiation safety considerations and techniques.

Labels and dispenses Nuclear Pharmacy drugs per physician prescription.

Relays pertinent patient history information to appropriate staff and departments.

Post-processes images as directed and accurately identifies and labels images identifying patient name, medical record unit (MRU) number, and location or position of scan on all images.

Maintains records in accordance with various regulatory agencies and enters patient and study information into the radiology information system, and documents billing codes of procedures performed to ensure accurate patient charges.

Identifies equipment performance issues and performs equipment quality assurance tests and calibration procedures.

Reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate staff.

Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.

Scheduled Hours Fill in for vacations, rotate thru call, weekends and holidays Licenses & Certifications Nuclear Medicine Tech (N) registration issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) needs to be obtained within 1 year, or Nuclear Medicine Technologist certification (CNMT) issued by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providerscertification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months.

Degrees Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Nuclear Medicine.

Required Functional Experience No experience required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and radiation safety.

Knowledge of Radioactive Materials Program Requirements (State of WI) DHS 157.

Competent in IV and venipuncture.

Basic ECG interpretation, heart rhythm recognition and pharmacological knowledge.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and patient service skills to work effectively with physicians, patients and other staff members.

Ability to work independently.

Intermediate computer skills.

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