Nuclear Medicine Technologist - CPFC Norwalk
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Location: North Salem
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Description Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday
Work where -every moment -matters.
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work
with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment
matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most
comprehensive healthcare network. -
St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200
employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a
76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large
multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for
adults and children. St. Vincent's is the first hospital in
Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare
network, and is the system's second-largest hospital.
Performs Nuclear Medicine diagnostic procedures in the hospital in
accordance with all state and NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
regulations, and utilizing an understanding of principles of growth
and development to provide the physician with diagnostic images to
identify and/or plan appropriate treatment of the patient's
condition. Maintains and operates cameras that detect and map
radioactive drugs in a patient's body to create diagnostic images.
Positions patients. Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals
for nuclear radiologic studies in adherence to professional and
department protocols. -
- Operates nuclear detection and imaging equipment and prepares
radiopharmaceuticals for nuclear radiologic studies. Performs
Nuclear Medicine procedures on identified patients according to
department procedures and protocols and in accordance with NRC
regulations by selecting anatomic and technical factors accurately
and operating cameras that detect and map radioactive drugs in a
patient's body to create diagnostic images.
- Prepares and positions patients for exam. Injects and images
patients with proper isotopes. Monitors patients while
- Orders, prepares, administers, and disposes of
radiopharmaceuticals according to established protocols. Adheres to
standards for radiation safety and for appropriate waste separation
and disposal of radioactive agents by performing specific tasks
mandated by the NRC in order to maintain compliance with NRC
- Adheres to HIPPA, OSHA and NRC guidelines regarding radiation
protection, patient protection and record keeping.
- Reviews physician's order and patient's CPOE requisition for
completeness by reviewing the clinical information, pertinent
laboratory results and the patient's chart to ensure the correct
procedure is performed and the proper patient preparation
- Assesses the appropriateness of requested exams by using
pre-established guidelines for exam ordering to ensure that the
exam is performed accurately the first time. Interviews patient for
medical history. Reviews images for quality and abnormalities.
Adheres to HIPPA, OSHA and NRC guidelines regarding radiation
protection, patient protection and record keeping. Exhibits
proficient IV skills.
- Graduate of an accredited Nuclear Medicine program
- Associates or Bachelor's Degree
- Certified Nuclear Medical Tech credentialed from Nuclear
Medicine Technology Certification Board CNMT (NMTCB) - or
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
- Experience with PACS and digital Technology.
- Knowledge of cross-section anatomy preferred.
- Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions,
and effectively communicate information.
- Basic computer skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with
departments, employees, physicians and managers.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your -moment.
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