$5000 sign-on bonus available for qualified candidates.**
GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT
An exciting opportunity at Brigham and Women's Hospital is available for a passionate, patient focused, and professional Nuclear Medicine Technologist. We are a world class academic medical center and teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. We have a legacy of clinical excellence that continues to grow year after year.
Nuclear Medicine Technologists are active team members that handle and administer radiopharmaceuticals and operate radiation detection and imaging equipment while under general supervision and following established procedures.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assays, records, prepares, and administers radiopharmaceuticals.
- Operates SPECT, SPECT/CT and PET/CT imaging and radiation detection equipment to obtain diagnostic images and information. In doing so, ensures the patient is properly prepared. Positions and immobilizes patient as needed. Selects proper imaging and data processing techniques.
- The technologist will be required to perform Computed Tomography Imaging (attenuation correction only and diagnostic CT) as ordered in conjunction with SPECT and PET exams, and as needed in the CT Division
- Explains exam to patient taking into consideration physical and emotional needs; maintaining ethical standards (patient confidentiality, professional conduct, etc.). Delivers patient care under the scope of license/training.
- Maintains effective working relations and communication with departmental and other hospital personnel, i.e., medical staff, nursing, etc.
- Calibrates and verifies the operation of all equipment to be used during the workday, notifying appropriate personnel of equipment malfunctions and repairs needed. Performs quality control procedures on all equipment.
- Completes paperwork, RIS and Epic functions as necessary for each patient exam.
- Remains up to date on developments and trends in imaging techniques, procedures, and equipment by reading appropriate manuals and technique journals. Participates in education programs, meeting state requirements for continuing education credits
- Supervises and teaches Nuclear Medicine Technology students within the department.
- Prepares the equipment, room, and supplies necessary for each patient and regular daily use. Stocks and supplies room as needed.
- Assays, records, and disposes of radioactive waste and contamination.
- Assumes responsibility for on-call coverage and remains flexible in all shift coverage and overtime situations as necessary.
- Acknowledges and participates in research studies, quality assurance, and quality improvement projects carried on in the department (c-list, patient waiting time, etc).
- Performs all other duties as directed.
- Must be a graduate of an approved school of Nuclear Medicine Technology.
- Must possess a valid Massachusetts license as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.
- Must be registered or eligible for certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT-N) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB). Must meet, successfully complete, and maintain the ARRT or NMTCB certification and registration within one year of start of employment.
- Diagnostic CT certification is required within one year of hire date.
Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
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