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Nuclear Medical Technologist

St Clare Hospital Lakewood, Washington
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Requisition ID 2022-244666 Employment Type Part Time Department Diagnostic Imaging Center Hours/Pay Period 48 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Dayshift variable Remote No Category Radiology
Overview

Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external Nuclear Medical Technologist  

  • Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)
  • 1 year of experience experience required
  • Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
  • 2 year commitment

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:
Operates nuclear detection and imaging equipment and prepares radiopharmaceuticals for nuclear radiologic studies to provide the physician diagnostic images of the structure and function of the heart or other organs and body structures to identify and/or plan appropriate treatment for the patient’s condition. Incumbents use a gamma scintillation camera, or scanning imaging devices to monitor the characteristics and functions of tissues or organs in which the administered radiopharmaceutical drugs localize. Work is performed under the strict safety/regulatory/license departmental standards and protocols.

Incumbents are also accountable for maintaining quality control for all imaging equipment and radioactivity assaying devices and maintaining their knowledge of the frequent technological and innovative changes in the field of nuclear medicine through participating in continuing education, seminars, meetings and in-services.

Essential Duties:
Prepares equipment for imaging tests, based on physicians’ orders and in adherence to department safeguards and protocols to ensure quality results.
Prepares patient and performs nuclear medicine procedures.
Maintains records and logs as required by department protocols and licensure requirements.
Disposes of and stores radioactive materials as required by law.
Performs incidental general office duties to include; answering phone; scheduling; filing; maintaining patient records; ordering supplies.


Qualifications

Education/Experience:
Graduation from an accredited Nuclear Medicine Technologist program resulting in an associate's degree or bachelor’s degree.

License/Certification:
Washington State certification as a Radiologic Technologist.
Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) or American Registry of Radiological Technologist (ARRT) (N).
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification.

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