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Nuclear Med Tech / Nuclear Medicine / Sharp Memorial Hospital / Day Shift / Full Time (8 hour shifts) / On-Call Required

Job ID JR132963 Date Posted 01/05/2023
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Day
  • Regular
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Responsibilities

Hours


Shift Start Time:

Variable

Shift End Time:

Variable

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:

Yes

Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$49.377 - $63.712 - $78.048


The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.



What You Will Do
To perform a wide variety of technical procedures with quality patient care, assisting Physicians as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Satisfactory completion of formal training program in an AMA approved school and meets the requirements of an appropriate State and/or Federal mandated certification or equivalent.
  • California Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association


Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 Year Nuclear Med Technician experience
  • ARRT Certificate - ARRT
  • Certified Computed Tomography (CT)(ARRT) OR Certified Computed Tomography Technology NMTCB (CT) within 6 months of hire date


Essential Functions

  • Documentation management
    Verify physicians written order and assures appropriate clinical indication of ordered exams
    Begin exams in IDXrad
    Accurately complete exams in IDXrad, filling out appropriate information (contrast, fluoroscopy time, QC, resource, technical modifiers, technologist/student/RN/Radiologist)
    Provide correct coding of exams, billing modifiers, supplies
    Depart patient in IDXrad when appropriate
    Ensure film jacket is properly labeled.
    Ensure paperwork is filed appropriately.
  • Patient and family education
    Provides pre and post procedure education and reassurance to include but not limited to: What the procedure is, how long it is going to take, physician involved, contrast administration and mode of delivery, positioning, instructions related to procedure, the report, patient satisfaction form, etc
    Interacts and communicates in a manner to reflect an understanding of the patient's age, culture, state of health, level of comprehension
    Communicates and interacts with the patient's family in a way that is perceived positive and supportive while maintaining patient confidentiality
  • Produce high quality exams
    Understands and applies appropriate imaging techniques
    Positions according to department imaging protocols
    Labels and identifies studies correctly using legal marker set
    Uses imaging equipment proficiently
    Uses imaging agents (contrast) according to protocol
  • Quality assurance
    Verifies patient identification and pregnancy status
    Implements safe, efficient and therapeutic care
    Performs proper procedure on proper patient
    Demonstrates knowledge of universal precautions
    Observes the patient, reports any changes in status, and initiates appropriate action to ensure a positive outcome. Follows patient's Advanced Directive.
    Maintains strict patient confidentiality, keeps work discussion professional and limited to private areas

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class.

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ARRT Certificate - ARRT; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; California Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board; Other
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