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Req. No

179443

Job Title

Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Imaging Nuclear Med

Market

CHRISTUS Children's

Category

Diagnostic Imaging

Facility

CHRISTUS Childrens Hospital

Address

333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, TX  78207
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Type

FULL TIME

Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Imaging Nuclear Med Job in San Antonio

Job Description

Summary:

Nuclear Medicine Technologist is responsible for coordinating and performing diagnostic medical imaging procedures utilizing radiopharmaceutical and medical imaging equipment. Professional and departmental protocols are followed to provide the physician diagnostic images to identify and/or plan appropriate treatment for the patient’s condition. Behavior and communication skills must align with the organizations mission, values and culture.

The CHRISTUS Children’s Hospital, established in 1959, was the first children’s hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children’s hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children’s Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.

Responsibilities:

• Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
• Adheres to standards for radiation safety and for appropriate waste separation and disposal of radioactive agents by performing specific tasks mandated by Federal, State and Hospital policies.
• Documents daily all calibrations and flood films for all Nuclear Medicine imaging equipment, Dose Calibrator accuracy check, Hot Lab area survey, dispensed pharmaceuticals and radioactive source disposal.
• Practices safe handling of radio nuclides and radiation safety procedures at all times.
• Prepares and administers radiopharmaceuticals, as prescribed by the Physician, by adhering to established procedures.
• Performs periodic quality control tests, documenting according to Hospital policies and procedures
• Demonstrates adherence to the CORE Values of CHRISTUS Health.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Radiology Technology or other accepted and approved equivalent required
  • A minimum of one (1) years’ experience in a clinical nuclear medicine setting required
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a clinical Radiology setting is preferred
  • Current State Licensure required
  • Current BLS (American Heart Association) required
  • Registration by one of the credentialing bodies for Nuclear Medicine Technologists is required:
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) (N) Required Nuclear Medicine Technologist Certification Board (N.M.T.C.B.) Required

Work Schedule:

Varies

Work Type:

Full Time


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Nuclear Medicine Technologist - Imaging Nuclear Med