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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

St Luke's Health - Patients Medical Center Pasadena, Texas

The posted compensation range of $36.24 - $52.55 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-309863 Employment Type PRN Department Diagnostic Imaging Center Hours/Pay Period .01 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Radiology

Patients Medical Center (PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care, general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services, and sleep disorders.

As A Nuclear Medicine Technologist You will: Demonstrate the ability to provide quality patient care and perform procedures on patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric; demonstrate knowledge of the field of certification via competency compliance; perform nuclear medicine procedures as defined by department protocol, comply with regulatory requirements, Provide patient assessment, patient preparation, and work with other healthcare providers to provide accurate and timely diagnostic and therapeutic data; demonstrate continuous self-improvement, make effective contributions to the department and adhere to departmental policies and procedures; and be accountable for all applicable documentation relative to procedure performance and patient family education.

  1. Interact with patients, guests and other hospital personnel in a friendly, responsive manner to ensure that quality patient care is provided; provide accurate patient/family education concerning testing.
  2. Perform imaging procedures as outlined in the nuclear medicine procedure manual. Examples of these procedures include the performance of planar, planar whole body, gated planar, SPECT, SPECT-CT, gated SPECT, and mobile studies
  3. Perform computer acquisition and processing necessary for the display, analysis and interpretation of the patient’s condition
  4. Participate in clinical education programs for the nuclear medicine personnel including training of nuclear medicine technologists, students, and house staff; as well as contributory involvement in staff in-services.
  1. Order, prepare, receive, dispense and perform required regulatory and quality control procedures on radiopharmaceuticals; administer intravenous and oral radiopharmaceuticals under the guidelines established by the Chief of Service; and report immediately any irregularity or problem to the radiation safety officer and medical director
  1. Perform quality control on all instrumentation in the nuclear medicine department, review data collected and report problems immediately to the supervisor or radiation safety officer
  1. Perform dosage administration which includes intradermal, subcutaneous, peri-areolar, intramuscular, intravenous and oral and  IV setup as outlined in hospital policy
  1. Adherence to the rotational position methodology with a focus on punctuality.
  1. Set up and perform EKG during pharmaceutical stress, exercise testing and emergency situations
  1. Participate in on-call activities
  1. Complete all computer and paperwork associated with the nuclear medicine procedure in an accurate and timely manner
  1. Provide documentation, including electronic forms, that is accurate, legible and complete.
  1. Assist with clerical duties during call and after hours to insure that all studies are completed and reported; assist with scheduling of in and out patients
  1. Adhere to all policies and regulations regarding the safe handling, dispensing, monitoring and disposing of radioactive material
  1. Keep current in all aspects of hospital required training
  1. Maintain a safe and clean work area
  1. Comply with all regulatory requirements at state and federal level.


*Associate's Degree  preferred  

*NMTCB or Registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists – ARRT (N) ; must maintain current  

*Certified by State of Texas - MRT   *CPR/BLS certification

*Good alpha/numeric dexterity and handwriting skills        

*Interpersonal skills for communication with patients, physicians, visitors and other hospital personnel.        

*Good written and oral communication skills


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