Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Integris Health

Posted Under: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma jobs in Healthcare; Healthcare jobs in zipcode 73101
Posted On: 2020-07-01 00:00:00

The Nuclear Medicine Technologist provides thorough processing of all diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures and is responsible for maintaining and complying with the guidelines of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.Essential Functions:The Nuclear Medicine Technologist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:* Orders and/or prepares the appropriate radiopharmaceuticals* Performs highly technical nuclear medicine procedures and utilizes computers to process and manipulate patient data to attain exam results* Maintains proper records to assure the department operates within the guidelines established by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission* Records patient results on the proper media* Performs quality control procedures on all nuclear medicine cameras, dose calibrators and well/probe counters* Manipulates complex mathematical formulas to calculate decay of radiopharmaceuticals and their biological half lives, and compounds complex drug kits, which may follow difficult and precise patterns of production*When working in the Mobile Nuclear Department may be required to drive Mobile Coach or other hospital vehicle to rural facilities to perform job duties.Accountability:The Nuclear Medicine Technologist reports to the Lead Nuclear Technician.Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the timeStanding/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the timeStrength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Light (Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10 pounds of force frequently)Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): YesSeeing: YesHearing: YesColor Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): NoThis position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.Environmental Conditions:Daily exposure to low level radiation from sealed sources, patient doses, patient dose administration, and dosed patients in addition to occasional exposure to higher levels of radiation from the administration of therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals. Some exposure to patient blood, other bodily fluids and vector borne pathogens. Must be able to work in excess of 8 hours per day/40 hours per week and participate in the on call roster. May be required to wear universal protective clothing.All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.