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Nuclear Medicine Tech - Weekend differential

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary: This Position performs oncology and Rb-82 cardiac PET/CT exams. Specifically, this position administers radiopharmaceuticals, operates PET/CT and nuclear equipment, and analyzes the acquired data. The Nuclear Medicine Technologist works under the direct supervision of the Nuclear Medicine authorized user and licensed practioners.

Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 6a-430p Responsibilities: 1. Administration & Record of Radiopharmaceutical: Identifies each patient, confirms date of birth, hospital number and identification. Achieves venous access and administers radiopharmaceutical. 2. Describes exam to patient, obtains informed consent, and completes necessary paperwork for study input of patient information into EPIC & PACS system for record keeping and charge generation. 3. Radiopharmaceutical Handling and receipt of radiopharmaceuticals, proper documentation and proper disposal. Follows guidelines set up by Radiation Safety Office and NRC 4. Radiopharmaceutical selection, dosage and quality control review, assuring each dose to be administered is correct for the ordered procedure, correct activity, acceptable quality control, and properly recorded in the dose tracking software. 5. Set up acquisition and performs according to protocol, maintains patient comfort, care, and safety. 6. Lifts, moves, transports and positions patients for diagnostic studies.

Other information:

Education Requirements: --- Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technology program.

Licensure/Certification Requirements: --- Registered as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist by the ARRT or NMTCB. Or registry eligible and become registered within one (1) year from date of hire. Must maintain registry status and continuing education requirements annually. --- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

Professional Experience Requirements: --- Minimum 1 year PET/CT experience

Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex PET

Work Type: Part Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 20.00

Work Schedule: Weekend

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Raleigh , Nuclear Medicine Tech - Weekend differential, Healthcare , Raleigh, North Carolina

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